Adopted fee changes coming to Norfolk

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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Starting on July 1, adopted fee changes will be taking effect as a part of the Fiscal Year 2019 budget in Norfolk. 

City officials say that the fee increases will generate $3 million in additional revenue for the city which include: 

  • Cemetery fees, such as grave and mausoleum openings and closing 
  • Planning fees, such as conditional use permits, zoning text amendment and sites plans 
  • Fees for emergency medical services, fire inspections and false alarms 
  • Library printing fees and room rentals at Slover Library
  • Ticket prices at Nauticus and the Virginia Zoo, and the per ticket faculty use fee at cultural and entertainment venues. 
  • Public Works permits
  • Fees for recreation, parks and Open Space facilities and programs such as recreation centers before/after care. 

In addition to the increases, officials say the waste management fee will be reduced starting July 1. 

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