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McLean County:
115 E. Washington St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
Current Fees
Current Filing Fees for Zoning Cases
Please note: Fees are subject to change by County Board action. Please contact the Building and Zoning Department at (309) 888-5160 to verify fees.

Cost of Publication of Legal Notice
In addition to the below fees, the cost of publishing any notice required to be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the county will be paid by the applicant prior to the case being heard by the Zoning Board of Appeals.

Exemptions From Fees
Any application by the County Board, a committee of the County Board, or the Regional Planning Commission is exempt from the below fees.

Appeals
There is no filing fee for an appeal. However, an applicant is responsible for the cost of publication of any notice required to be published prior to any appeal being heard by the Board of Appeals.

               Type of Zoning Case              

Fee
Map amendments and special uses (based on property area)

Less than 2 acres

$400


2-15 acres

$450


15-25 acres

$550


25-80 acres

$650


80-100 acres

$700


More than 100 acres

$700
(plus $7 per acre for each acre over 100 acres)

Non-commercial parks and outdoor recreation areas (regardless of property area or owner)

$275

Text amendments 

$500

Variations

$350


Administrative Variations


 $150


Building Permit Fees
           
Type of Permit
                                   
           
Fee
                       
Additions to Single Family Dwellings (including but not limited to attached garages, based on square feet of lot area covered)

Less than 650 square feet

$115


At least 650 square feet but less than 1,200 square feet

$130


At least 1,200 square feet but less than 2,500 square feet

$165


2,500 square feet or more

$300

Detached Buildings accessory to and on the same lot as a single family dwelling, based on square feet of lot covered by such building   
  Less than 250 square feet
      
$90
   
             
At least 250 square feet but less than 650 square feet

$115

             
At least 650 square feet but less than 1200 square feet

$130
 
             
At least 1200 square feet but less than 2500 square feet

$165

 
2500 square feet or more

$300

Business or Advertising Signs

Gross area of less than 50 square feet

$95


Gross area of 50-200 square feet

$115


Gross area of 200 square feet or more

$135

Single-Family Dwellings (Regardless of size)

$375


Structures (other than buildings) accessory to single-family dwellings and on the same lot as such dwellings, including swimming pools (above-ground or in-ground)

$100



           
Other Permits

$100
(minimum fee)
Up to $5,000,000 value,
$3.00 per each $1,000
Above $5,000,000, $15,000 plus $.50 for each $1000 of the proposed improvements above $5,000,000
 
Occupancy Permits For Change In Use Only

$100

Temporary Occupancy Permits

$100

Subdivision Ordinance

$25


Zoning Ordinances
 
$25
 
Zoning Maps

 $15.00
 
General Highway Map


$3.00