Fees

The Brea City Council approved fees on October 1, 2018, (Resolution No. 2018-053) for many city provided inspection and permit services. Listed below are the cost recovery fees that can be found in the approved fee schedule. 

Hourly Rates New Construction/ Tenant Improvement

  • Plan Check Rate (2 Hour Minimum) - $119 / hour
    • After Hours Plan Check Rate (2 Hour Minimum)  - $119 / hour  ** based on availability of staff **
    • Expedited Plan Check (1 Hour Minimum) - $119 / hour   ** based on availability of staff **
  • Inspection Rate (2 Hour Minimum) - $119 / hour
    • After Hours Inspection Rate (2 Hour Minimum) - $119 / hour  ** based on availability of staff **
    • Additional Re-inspection (1 Hour Minimum) - $119 / hour

Fire & Life Safety Inspection/Residential Care Facility Pre-Inspection

  • $120 -  Minimum Inspection for Small Businesses  (4,999 sq. ft. or less)     
    • Each additional hour - $119 / hour
  • $180 - Minimum Inspection for Large Businesses   (5.000 sq. ft. or more) 
    • Each additional hour - $119 / hour

Fire Department Permit Fees

  • Special Event/Temporary Use Permit - $69
  • Special Event Inspection Fee - $119 / hour
  • Annual Fire Permit (Category II) - $187 new permit     
    • Each additional new permit on the same visit - $30
    • Renewal - $59
    • Each additional renewal permit on the same visit - $30

Event Standby Fee (Two Hour Minimum)

  • Event Standby Fee - $179 / hour (2 Hour Minimum)

Fire Code Noncompliance Fee for Re-Inspection

  • Normal Code Enforcement - $119
  • Large Code Enforcement - $349

Fire False Alarm 

  • Per Response - $192