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Dan Wright - City of Ringgold
Randall Franks - City of Ringgold
G. Larry Black - City of Ringgold
Bill McMillion - City of Ringgold
Daniel Shepherd - City of Ringgold

Agile Development Solutions
Ringgold, GA 30736

City Fee Schedule
Alcoholic Beverage License
$300 Processing Fee
Seating Amount
75-99 $3000
100-149 $3250
150-174 $3500
175-199 $3750
200+ $4000

Adult Entertainment Establishments
Application Fee $500
Business License $5,000 annually
Employee Fee $500 per employee

Solid Waste
Additional Containers
$60 Non-Refundable Deposit (per container)
+ $15/month for businesses

Hotel/Motel Tax
6%

Land Disturbance Fee
$25 Processing Fee
$40 per acre (under 1 acre free)

Malt Beverage/Wine License
1st Time $300 Fee
$500 annual for Wine
$500 annual for Beer/Malt Beverage

Massage Parlor License
$150

Military Flag Display
$65 (No fee for donated flags)

Millage Rate
3.150 mils (for 2016)

Occupational Tax
Employees Rate
0-20 $100
21-50 $150
51-75 $200
76-100 $250
>101 $350

Open Records Request
.25cents/page
Hourly rate for copying may vary

Pawn Broker License Fee
$550 per year
$1.50 transaction fee

Police Incident or Accident Reports
$2 Fee

Pouring Permits
$20 Fee for 1 year to date

Preferred Caterer/Concessionaire
$200 Deposit
$50 Fee

Privilege License for Game Machines
Pool Tables $250
Amusement Games $250
Juke Box $50

Service Line Inspection (per location)
1st Inspection Free
$30 additional inspection

Sewer Inspection Fee
$60/hour

Sewer Plan Review
up to 49 lots $300
50-99 lots $400
100-149 $500
150-199 $600
200+ at actual cost

Sewer Tap Fees
(Rate Determined by Meter Size or Calculated Usage; Whichever is higher)
Meter Size Rate
<1" $600
1" $750
1"-2" $800
2" $1500
3" $2500
4" $3000
6" $5000
>6" Determined at application
Hotel/Motel $150 per unit
Restaurant $30/ employee + $30/seat; $1200 minimum
Self-Serve Laundry $1000 for 1st 3 machines;$200/additional machine
Service Station $150/available vehicle pump
Theatre/Church $3/seat, $600 minimum
Business <10,000 ft2 $600 + $30/employee
Business >10,000 ft2 $60/1000 ft2 + $30/employee
School/Daycare $10/student at maximum enrollment + $10/employee
Car Wash $1000 minimum up to 6 bays $200/additional bay
Doctor/Dentist/ $1200 + $30/employee
Veterinary office/Funeral Home
Trailer Park $600/unit
Multiplex with single $600/unit meter
Nursing Home/Hospital $200/licensed bed 
Duplex $600/side or unit
Multi-Use Facility (calculate using present tap) on fee schedule and combining the fee for all of the uses, with highest minimum on any use to be minimum for multiple use

Sidewalk Inspection (per location)
1st Inspection Free
$30 additional inspections

Sign Permit
Temporary Signs/Flyers Exempt
0-24 ft2 $50
25-100 ft2 $125
>101 ft2 $250

Telecommunication Facilities Fee
Application Fee $2000 plus the actual consulting cost up to $7500
Operating License $1,000 per tower
$1,000 per antenna array
Lease Application $250 legal processing
$50 administrative fee
Lease Compensation (As negotiated by the City Manager or Designee and approved by the City Council)
Late Lease Payment (2% of the annual rental fee for each day or portion thereof beyond the due date)

Water & Sewer Connection Fee
$100 Deposit (Limit one meter per parcel or lot)
Reconnection Fee $25.00 (After hours and holidays $50.00)
Water Connection Fee
3/4" meter $390
1" meter $715
1.5" meter $1500
Fire Line $390
Detector Check
2" Compound & larger including Fire Line Meter is on a cost plus basis.
Residential Connection
Sewer $600
Water (3/4") $390
Deposit $100
Total $1090

Zoning Request
Zoning, Variance and Subdivision Fees
(Approved by Council on 4-14-14 to align Ringgold Fees with those of Catoosa County)
Description Fee:
Rezoning $400.00
Variance $500.00
Special Use $2,000.00
Conditional Use $200.00
Subdivision
Lots 1-5 $200 each (each add’l $100.00)
Building Permit Review Fees
Stormwater $100
Zoning $100

These fees are a summary of fees for convenience. There are additional laws and policies that govern City Services that are not included in this summary. Please Contact Ringgold City Hall for full details, forms, and requirements. (706)-935-3061
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