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Master Fee Schedule

BUILDING PERMIT FEE SCHEDULE

CLASS FEES
Minimum Fee 25.00
Residential Structures (Single Family and Duplex)
Living area per sq. ft. 0.08
Garage, carports, porches, patios and accessory buildings, per sq. ft. .06
Commercial Buildings
First 50,000 sq. ft. per sq. ft. 0.09
Parking, paving and walks per sq. ft. 0.007
Repairs and alterations to existing structures and completion of shell buildings. Minimum fee, for first $2,000 25.00
$2,001 to $15,000 $25.00 for first $2,000 plus $4.00 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $15,000
$15,001 to $50,000 $75.00 for first $15,000 plus $3.00 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $50,000
$50,001 to $100,000 $180.00 for first $50,000 plus $3.00 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $100,000
$100,001 to $500,000 $300.00 for first $100,000 plus $1.50 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $500,000
$500,000 and up $930.00 for first $500,000 plus $1.00 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof.
Demolition:
Residential Structure 35.00
Commercial Structure 75.00
Accessory Structure 25.00
Structure relocation including manufactured homes:
Out of City 45.00
Within City 75.00
Re-inspection fee – This fee is charged when rejected on the first inspection and each subsequent inspection. 25.00
Certificate of Occupancy – For all commercial buildings 40.00
Swimming Pools
Residential 20.00
Commercial 30.00
ELECTRICAL LICENSE AND PERMIT FEES

CLASS FEES
Master Electrician ($5,000 Bond Required) 35.00
For Issuing the following permits: 20.00
Installation of Service:
Up to 400 Amps 5.00
Over 400 Amps 20.00
Installation of Branch Circuits:
110 Branch Circuits 2.00 ea.
220 Branch Circuits 5.00 ea.
3 Phase Circuits 6.00 ea.
Transformers:
Up to 50 KVA 20.00
Temporary Installation: Carnivals or similar installation 50.00
Re-inspection Fee: This fee is charged when rejected on the first inspection and each subsequent inspection. 25.00
Penalty: In case any work, for which a permit is required by this chapter, is started prior to obtaining said permit, the fee above specified shall be doubled. The payment of such doubled fee shall not relieve any person from fully complying with the requirements of this chapter in the execution of work nor from other penalties prescribed herein.
30 Day Vacancy Inspection 15.00
Commercial Clerk 30.00
Miscellaneous:
Construction service pole 15.00
Utility Connections 15.00
Mechanical Permit 25.00 plus 10.00/system
PLUMBING PERMIT AND LAWN SPRINKLER FEE SCHEDULE

CLASS FEES
For issuing each permit, fee shall be: 20.00
For each house sewer, water service and gas service (yard lines installation or repair) 7.00
For each plumbing fixture, trap, grease and sand trap, hot water heater, and gas fired appliance 3.00
Re-inspection Fees – This fee is charged when rejected on the first inspection and each subsequent inspection 25.00

City Manager Office

The City Manager, Larry Brown, is the Chief Administrative Officer of the City, and is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the City Council. The City Manager is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the City Council’s policies and is also responsible for the efficient operation of all governmental operations and activities.

This Department has 2 employees. The City Manager is responsible for Personnel, Public Relations, Citizen’s Advocacy, Inter-Governmental Relations, Planning, Economic Development, Grants, Purchasing, Budget, and Special Projects. The sale of properties for the City’s “Urban Redevelopment Program” are negotiated and coordinated by the City Manager.

The Executive Assistant to the City Manager is responsible for personnel records, policy and procedure manuals, applicant screening, workers’ compensation claims, injury reports, job description development, and benefits programs.

Funded from this Department is the salary for the City Manager and the hourly wages for the Executive Assistant, their benefits, the Manager’s auto allowance, and travel and training. The advertisements for and physical examinations of prospective employees are also funded here.

City of Mexia Rental Features

The City of Mexia has rental facilities available. Those facilities can be rented through the Executive Assistant for the City Manager, Room 4, 101 S. McKinney Street, Mexia, TX . Phone: 254-562-4110.

Convention Center

Auditorium available for rent only. Balcony is not available for rent at this time.

If you reside inside city limits: $400.00 Deposit / $300.00 Daily Rental

If you reside outside city limits: $500.00 Deposit / $500.00 Daily Rental

Use of Microphone: $25.00

Alcohol Liability Insurance Policy coverage must be at least $500,000.

The deposit will be returned after 10 days of your rental date, provided everything is clean, we do not have to sweep or mop, and there are no damages.

We have 58 tables that are rectangular, 2 feet by 6 feet.

We have approx. 300 chairs.

Maximum occupancy is 400 people.

Full kitchen with ice machine.

Girl Scout House

Deposit $100.00

Rent $100.00

The deposit will be returned after 10 days of your rental date, provided everything is clean, we do not have to sweep or mop, and there are no damages.

There are a limited number of tables and chairs. We recommend you bring additional chairs and tables.

Two bathrooms, two small rooms, kitchen with stove and refrigerator. This is an old building, only has one air-conditioner, and it is recommended that those renting the facility bring fans if they need additional cooling. Although it is not a new, modern facility, it is frequently used and well worth the rental price.

The Girl Scout House is located in the City Park which has a curfew of 10:00 PM.

Pavillion

Pavillion in the park can be reserved at no cost. Although there is no charge for rental, you must obtain a letter from the Executive Assistant to the City Manager. This letter will give you access to the Pavillion without a problem. Many times reunion groups rent the Girl Scout House in conjunction with the Pavillion. The older folks stay stay cooler in the Girl Scout House while the younger folks stay play cards, eat, and visit under the Pavillion. Pavillion has lights for night time usage.

The Girl Scout House and Pavillion are located in the City Park which has a curfew of 10:00 PM. GSH and Pavillion MUST abide by that curfew.

Swimming Pool

Open Tuesday-Sunday 11am to 7pm. Closed Mondays. General Admission is $4.00 per person.

Season Passes: $100 for individual; $250 for family of four and $50.00 for each additional family member.

SWIMMING PARTIES - 2,3, or 4 hour rentals. No parties on July 4th!! Rental hours are 8pm to 10pm, 8pm to 11pm, or 8pm to 12pm.

0-49 people for 2 hours = $115 3 hours = $165 4 hours = $215

50-74 people for 2 hours = $130 3 hours = $190 4 hours = $245

75 & over for 2 hours = $150 3 hours = $215 4 hours = $280

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CITY OF MEXIA ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE.
 
THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED 8.17 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $30.80.