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Fees

The following are the fees associated with services provided by Town Clerk's Office:

Note: the Building/Zoning related fees are listed on page 2.

Dog or Wolf-Hybrids Licences - are due April 1st and are required by Vermont State Law.

 
Fees are:
  • $ 8.00 for spayed/neutered dogs
  • $12.00 if not spayed/neutered
Total fees include:
  • $1.00 Vermont State Fee - rabies research
  • $3.00 Vermont State Fee - spaying/nuetering program (effective April 1, 2009)

A valid rabies certificate must be provided. For questions about rabies call the rabies hotline: 1-800-472-2437.

A 50% penalty is charged for dogs owned and not licensed by April 1st.

DMV Registration Renewals
To register online directly with the DMV: www.vermont.gov/expressrenewal

We can process renewals that expire this month or during the two prior months - as long as there are no changes. If expired or changing owners you will need to deal directly with the DMV. Bring your renewal form mailed to you, payment to DMV (check or money order), and $3.00 separate payment to Town of Plainfield.

Green Mountain Passport - for age 62 and older
Fee: $2.00

Land Posting
Fee: $5.00

Licenses - Civil Union and Marriage
Fee: $45.00

Property
Warranty Deed: $10.00 per page
Mortgage Deed: $10.00 per page
Mortgage Discharge: $10.00 per discharge
Property Transfer Return: $10.00 per transfer
 
Vital Recods
Fee: $10.00 per certified copy

Water Assessment - semi-annually $152.00

Wastewater Assessment - semi-annually $216.00
 
 
 
 

Building Permits
Note: If development occurs before the permit is applied for, the fee is doubled.
The following fees are approved by the Plainfield Selectboard to be effective March 24, 2008.
 
Residential:

  • Up to 3,00 sq. ft. $100
  • Greater than 3,000 sq .ft. $ 50 per 1,000 sq. ft.
  • Accessory structure or additon: $ 50; (includes garage, barn*,deck, swimming pool, etc.)

 
Commercial:

  • Under 1,000 sq. ft. $ 75
  • 1,000 - 5,000 sq. ft. $150
  • Greater than 5,000 $ 50 per 1,000 sq. ft.

 
Other:
 
  • Permit to subdivide land, per lot $100
  • Conditiional Use or Variance $100; (application to Zoning Board of Adjustment)
  • Site plan review by Planning Commission $100
  • Copy of Zoning Regulations or Town Plan $ 5 (note: you can download these from Town Documents section at no charge.)
  • Registration of a home business $ 0
  • Sign Permit $ 20
  • Ham Radio Antenna $ 50
  • Telecommunication Tower* $500 per tower
  • Temporary Use or Structure $ 10
  • Change of Use $ 100
  • Misc. $ 20
* Additional Charges may be assessed to cover the hire of a consultant for the Town
 
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