Fee Schedule

Listed below are fees for obtaining various documents within the city of Thornton:​

 

Bid documents available during bidding periods
Fee based on reproduction and applicable costs

Brochures and pamphlets provided to citizens and businesses
No charge

City Code Book - $400.00/+ postage
Annual supplements - Fee charged by Code Company
City Code on computer disk or CD ROM - Fee charged by Code Company

Computer Information
Printouts requiring special resources - $75.00 per hour ($100.00 minimum)
Printouts (standard) - $.30 per page

Information on CD ROM
First CD ROM - $50.00
Subsequent CD ROM - $25.00

Information on Computer Diskette
First Computer Diskette - $25.00
Subsequent Computer Diskette - $10.00

Information on Zip Disk
First Zip Disk - $50.00
Subsequent Zip Disks - $25.00

Copies – This includes standard sizes (8-1/2” x 11” to 11” x 17”). All others fall into oversized documents (includes research time not to exceed 15 minutes) - $.25 per page
Color copies - $.30 per page
Certified copies - $1.00 per page
Certified color copies - $1.05 per page
Telefaxed copies - 10-page maximum excluding cover page - Charges due upon receipt
Local - No Charge
Long Distance - $.75 per page

Digital
Digital Orthophotographs - $25.00 per section of land (square mile)
Digital Spatial Information - $40.00 standard package - List of existing digital spatial coverages is included in a standard package. (Customers desiring one or more of the coverages included in the standard package will receive the entire package.)

E-mailed Records - No charge

Floodplain
Information requiring only retrieval and duplication - $15.00 each
Information requiring additional survey or engineering research - $130.00 (payment required in advance - includes information retrieval, staff research, field investigation, and document reproduction costs).

Oversized Documents
GIS non-standard maps or special requests - $75.00 per hour ($100.00 minimum)

Photocopies
18" x 24" - $5.00 each
24" x 36" - $7.50 each
36" x 58" - $10.00 each

Standard maps produced by GIS (with no computer processing time)
8.5" x 11" - $10.00 each
11" x 17" - $13.00 each
18" x 24" - $16.00 each
24" x 36" - $20.00 each
36" x 48" - $25.00 each

Personnel information
Requested by employees under the provisions of the Open Records Act - $.25/page
Color - $.30/page
Specifically pertaining to requesting employee (up to 25 pages/year) - No charge

Photographs
$15.00 per request plus cost of copy

Printed books (i.e., budget books)
City’s cost

Records retrieved from off-site storage facility
City’s cost

Research fee in excess of 1 hour*
Central Records in City Clerk's office - $30.00 per hour after the first hour of research/retrieval
*If the record custodian determines that the research time will extend beyond two hours, a $50 deposit will be required

Standards and Specifications for the Design and Construction of Public Improvements Book - $50.00 per book
AutoCad CD ROM - $10.00
CD ROM with book - $60.00
Supplements to Standards and Specifications Book - Fee based on reproduction and applicable costs

Audio or Video Recordings
CD - $10.00 each
Cassette Tape - $15.00 each

Transcripts - Council, Board or Commission meetings (estimated payment required prior to preparation of transcript) - City’s costs
Verification of accuracy of transcript - $3.75 each 15 minutes or $15.00 per hour