Plan Review Fee Schedule

Johnston County Department of Public Utilities

Design Review Fees

Effective July 1, 2024

Water & Sewer Plan Review Fees $100/residential lot/utility and/or $150/commercial acre/utility
Community Well and Sewer Systems Not Immediately Connect to County System $100/utility for each 25 lots in a subdivision (with no proration) and/or $60/utility/acre of commercial development
Residential Stormwater $1,500 for up to 10 acres of total site plus $170 per acre for each additional acre
Commercial Stormwater $1,500 for up to 5 acres of total site plus $200 per acre for each additional acre 
Erosion & Sediment Control

$450 per disturbed acre (rounded up to the next one) for each of the first 10 acres
$225 for each additional disturbed acre (rounded up)

Residential lot plans are $100 per lot.

Buffer Determination

$500 (1-2 calls on the site)  $125 for each additional call

Plan Review Fee Schedule PDF

Johnston County Public Utilities

Physical Address:
Land Use Center
309 E. Market Street
Smithfield, NC 27577

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2263
Smithfield, NC 27577

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  • Phone:
    Main - 919-989-5075
    Pay by Phone - 844-845-2151

    After Hours Emergency - 919-934-9411
  • Fax:
    Business Office - 919-934-0256
    Engineering Office - 919-934-7174
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