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Building fees increase for the city of Highland

HIGHLAND, AR (KAIT) -

Building fees will increase in the city of Highland.

The council passed a new ordinance this month that revised building permit fees and penalties.

The ordinance includes five sections regarding building permits.

The fees include $0.10 per every square foot on newly constructed buildings or additions. These fees apply to both residential and commercial property.

The ordinance states all fees must be paid before a building permit is issued and any work done without a permit can result in double fees.

The full ordinance can be found here.

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