Permit Application Fees

Permit fees will increase in two steps

  • July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2022
    For applications received on or after July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2022, the application fee shall be 75% of the amount stated in or calculated under the listing below, rounded up to the nearest dollar.
  • July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2026
    For applications received on or after July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2026 or until the Executive Director recalculates the fees, the application fee shall be the amount stated in or calculated under the listing below.

All relevant permit application fees are doubled if an application is submitted in response to an enforcement investigation or enforcement action for violations of the McAteer-Petris Act, the Suisun Marsh Preservation Act, or the terms or conditions of a BCDC permit.

Permit Application Fee Listing

Type of Permit Application

Application Fee

EMERGENCY PERMIT

Same as for non-emergency projects

ABBREVIATED REGIONWIDE PERMIT

$200

REGIONWIDE PERMIT

$200

TIME EXTENSION (ALL PERMITS)

$300

AMENDMENTS

Nonmaterial Amendment to an Administrative Permit Other Than a Time Extension With a Total Project Cost (TPC) of:

< $5,000

$200

$5,000 to $50,000

$300

$50,001 to $100,000

$400

$100,001 to $600,000

$600

$600,001 to $100 million

0.10% of TPC

> $100 million

$200,000

Nonmaterial Amendment to a Major Permits Other Than a Time Extension With a Total Project Cost of:

< $5,000

$200

$5,000 to $50,000

$300

$50,001 to $100,000

$400

$100,001 to $600,000

$1,200

$600,001 to $100 million

0.20% of TPC

> $100 million

$200,000

Material Amendment (Minor or Major Permit)

Same as major application

ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT with a Total Project Cost of:

< $5,000

$300

$5,000 to $50,000

$350

$50,001 to $100,000

$700

$100,001 to $600,000

$2,100

$600,001 to $10 million

0.24% of TPC

$10,000,001 to $50 million

$24,000 or 0.20% of TPC, whichever is greater

$50,000,001 to $100 million

$100,000 or 0.16% of TPC, whichever is greater

$100,000,001 to $300 million

$160,000 or 0.12% of TPC, whichever is greater

$300,000,001 to $600 million

$360,000 or 0.08% of TPC, whichever is greater

> $600 million

$480,000

MAJOR PERMIT with a Total Project Cost of:

< $50,000

$700

$50,000 to $100,000

$1,400

$100,001 to $200,000

$1,800

$200,001 to $300,000

$2,200

$300,001 to $600,000

$2,400

$600,001 to $10 million

0.40% of TPC

$10,000,001 to $50 million

$40,000 or 0.34% of TPC, whichever is greater

$50,000,001 to $100 million

$170,000 or 0.28% of TPC, whichever is greater

$100,000,001 to $300 million

$280,000 or 0.22% of TPC, whichever is greater

$300,000,001 to $600 million

$660,000 or 0.16% of TPC, whichever is greater

> $600 million

$1,200,000

*TPC = Total Project Cost