Fees and Bonds (Stormwater & Public Infrastructure)

The Fee Schedule was approved by Town of Apex Council on June 6, 2017 and is effective July 1, 2017.  The new Fee Schedule shall apply to first construction plan projects submitted in July and all subsequent construction plan submittals thereafter.

General Fees

Type of Fee
Fee Amount
Construction Plan Review Fee for Subdivisions
$500.00, Plus $10 per Lot
Construction Plan Review Fee for Sites, Utility Extensions, Greenways, Etc. $500.00, Plus $15 per Sheet
Maintenance Bonds
25% of Cost of Installed and Approved Infrastructure
Performance Bonds
125% of Cost of Uninstalled Improvements
Sewer Extension Permit Application
Water Extension Permit Application

Inspection Fees

Type of Inspection
Fee Amount
Water Lines $1.30 Per Linear Foot
Sewer Lines $1.30 Per Linear Foot
Pump Station Review and Inspection $2,500.00 Each Station
New Streets  $1.50 Per Linear Foot (per lane)
Curb and Gutter (Public)
$0.50 Per Linear Foot (both sides of street)
Storm Drains $1.30 Per Linear Foot
Fire Lanes $1.50 Per Linear Foot
Sidewalks/Greenways $1.35 Per Linear Foot
Driveway (Residential)
$100.00 Inspection Fee - Includes 1 Reinspection
Infill/Outparcel Lots
$350.00 Per Lot

Bond Requirements and Procedures


As of 10/24/17, all bond estimates must be submitted on the Infrastructure Bond Worksheet.

Please note, the town has specific bond forms and letter of credit language which must be pre-approved before issuance of any guarantees. To obtain copies of the bond forms or for questions regarding bonding of public infrastructure and structural BMPs, please call Jean Weatherman, Development Services Supervisor, at 919-249-3394.

Landscaping Performance Bond questions should be directed to Steve Yates, Zoning Compliance and Landscape Supervisor, at 919-249-3333.
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