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Animal Control

Animal Control - Fees changed by City Council**
** Lincoln City Council reviews and changes fees that are charged for Health Department permits and review fees. These are generally changed by Resolution with at least one public hearing.


  • Transport Domestic Animal to Veterinarian for Owner

    Charge$40.00

    Last UpdatedJune, 2007

  • Pick Up Domestic Animal From Owner

    Charge$40.00

    Last UpdatedAugust, 2010

  • Wildlife Removal

    Charge$40.00

    Last UpdatedJune, 2007

  • Trap Rental

    Charge$10.00 + $30.00 deposit

    Last UpdatedJune, 2007

  • Owner Surrendering a Domestic Animal

    Charge$40.00

    Last UpdatedJanuary, 2014

  • Owner Signing Over or Surrendering a Biter Dog

    Charge$45.00

    Last UpdatedJanuary, 2014

  • Potentially Dangerous Dog - Registration

    Charge$25.00 per year

    Last UpdatedAugust, 2010

  • Dangerous Dog - Registration

    Charge$35.00 per year

    Last UpdatedJune, 2007

  • Multi Cat Household Permit

    Charge$30.00

    Last UpdatedOctober, 2002

  • Dog Kennel

    Charge$100.00 per year

    Last UpdatedOctober, 2002

  • Large/Small Animal

    Charge$50.00 per year

    Last UpdatedNovember, 2002

  • Fowl (Chickens, pigeons, etc.)

    Charge$50.00 per year

    Last UpdatedNovember, 2002

  • Large/Small Animal (horse, goat) & Fowl (chickens, pigeons, ducks)

    Charge$75.00 per year

    Last UpdatedNovember, 2002

  • Rescue Organization Permit

    Charge$5.00 per year

    Last UpdatedOctober, 2002

  • Animal Exhibit/Ride Permit

    Charge$30.00/30 days or $60.00 per year

    Last UpdatedMay, 2001

  • Pet Shop Permit (No Grooming)

    Charge$85.00 per year

    Last UpdatedNovember, 2002

  • Groom Shop Permit (Grooming Only)

    Charge$85.00 per year

    Last UpdatedNovember, 2002

  • Pet/Groom Shop Permit (Pet Supplies & Grooming)

    Charge$100.00 per year

    Last UpdatedNovember, 2002

  • Mobile Groom Shop

    Charge$55.00 per year

    Last UpdatedNovember, 2002

  • Additional Mobile Groom Shops

    Charge$20.00 per unit per year

    Last UpdatedNovember, 2002


Impound Fees

  • 1st Offense

    $40.00

    January, 2014

  • 2nd Offense

    Charge$50.00

    Last UpdatedJanuary, 2014

  • 3rd Offense

    Charge$75.00

    Last UpdatedJanuary, 2014

  • 4th + Offense (Within a Year)

    Charge$25.00 x the number of impounds

    Last UpdatedJanuary, 2014

  • Daily Care Fee

    Charge$20.00

    Last UpdatedJanuary, 2014

  • Spay/Neuter Deposit

    Charge$70.00

    Last UpdatedJanuary, 2014

  • Rabies Deposit

    Charge$10.00

    Last UpdatedJanuary, 2014


License Fees

  • Unaltered Dog

    $52.00 ($32.00 for Seniors)

    January, 2014

  • Altered Dog or Cat

    Charge$21.00 ($18.00 for Seniors)

    Last UpdatedJanuary, 2014

  • Unaltered Cat

    Charge$38.00 ($32.00 for Seniors)

    Last UpdatedJanuary, 2014

  • Late Fee

    Charge$15.00

    Last UpdatedJanuary, 2014


Community Health Services

Community Health Services - Fees changed Administratively*
*Administrative Fee changes occur after review of fees charged by similar agencies in the community.
No one is turned away for inability to pay at the time of service.
However, clients are responsible for making payments on account balances.


Immunizations & Nurse Assessment
  • Charge

    Last Updated

  • Immunization Administration Fee- VFC-uninsured, underinsured

    Charge1st shot - $19.80; each additional shot $10.50

    Last UpdatedApril, 2015

  • TB Test

    Charge$15.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014

  • Urinalysis/BP Screening

    Charge$15.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014

  • BP/Urinalysis/TB

    Charge$30.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014

  • Blood Pressure Screening

    Charge$5.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014

  • Immunization Record Duplication

    Charge$5.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014


Communicable Disease
  • STD Visit (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, HIV, Syphilis & Exam for Infections)

    $68.00

    September, 2016

  • STD Express Testing

    Charge$23.00

    Last UpdatedSeptember, 2016

  • STD Express Follow Up

    Charge$45.00

    Last UpdatedSeptember, 2016

  • HIV Counseling & Testing Only

    Charge$11.00

    Last UpdatedSeptember, 2016

  • Return Wart Treatment

    Charge$40.00

    Last UpdatedSeptember, 2011

  • Medication/Retreat (between 10-25 days post treatment)

    Charge$40.00

    Last UpdatedSeptember, 2016

  • Chlamydia Test of Reinfection

    Charge$25.00

    Last UpdatedSeptember, 2011


Adult Vaccinations
  • Pneumonia

    $40.00

    April, 2014

  • Tdap

    Charge$51.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014

  • Varicella

    Charge$98.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014

  • MMR

    Charge$70.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014

  • Hepatitis B

    Charge$65.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014

  • Hepatitis A

    Charge$65.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014

  • Td

    Charge$32.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2015


Laboratory Tests/Titers
  • Hepatitis B Exposure Status

    $62.00

    March, 2017

  • Hepatitis C Exposure Status

    $45.00

    March, 2017

  • Hepatitis B Surface Antibody Immune status

    Charge$30.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014

  • Herpes Simplex I & II

    $54.00

    April, 2015

  • Measles Immune Status

    Charge$30.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014

  • MMR Immunity Panel

    Charge$75.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014

  • Mumps Immune Status

    Charge$25.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014

  • Pregnancy Test

    Charge$20.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014

  • Rubella Immune Status

    Charge$32.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014

  • TB Interferon (for international students)

    Charge$75.00

    Last UpdatedMarch, 2017

  • Varicella Immune Status

    Charge$25.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014

  • Venipuncture

    Charge$10.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014


Other
  • 1-693 Completion (for immigration)

    Charge$50.00

    Last UpdatedApril, 2014


  • Dental Services

    Sliding Fees Based on Income/Household Size - Fees changed administratively*
    *Administrative Fee changes occur after review of fees charged by similar agencies in the community.
    No one is turned away for inability to pay at time of service but clients are responsible for makeing payments on account balances.

    Step 1 minimum fee for service - $35.00 per patient visit


    • ChargeRange of Fees for Steps 2 - 5

      Last Updated

    • Periodic Exam

      Charge$9.50-$38.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Limited Oral Evaluation

      Charge$12.00-$48.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Oral Evaluation - Child under 3 Years

      Charge$11.25-$45.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Comprehensive Oral Exam

      Charge$12.00-$48.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Intraoral Complete Series

      Charge$23.75-$95.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Periapical - first film

      Charge$5.50-$22.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Periapical - each additional film

      Charge$5.00-$20.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Occlusal Film

      Charge$5.75-$23.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Bitewing - single film

      Charge$6.25-$25.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Bitewing - two films

      Charge$7.75-$31.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Bitewing - four films

      Charge$11.50-$46.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Panoramic Radiographic

      Charge$20.00-$80.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Prophylaxis - Child

      Charge$11.25-$45.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Prophylaxis - >14-Adult

      Charge$16.25-$65.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Topical fluoride

      Charge$6.25-$25.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Topical fluoride varnish

      Charge$6.25-$25.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Sealant - per tooth

      Charge$10.25-$41.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Burr & Seal

      Charge$10.23-$41.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Amalgam - 1 surface

      Charge$23.75-$95.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Amalgam - 2 surface

      Charge$30.00-$120.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Amalgam - 3 surface

      Charge$38.75-$155.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Amalgam - 4+ surface

      Charge$42.50-$170.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Resin - 1 surface

      Charge$26.25-$105.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Resin - 2 surface

      Charge$35.00-$140.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Resin - 3 surface

      Charge$43.75-$175.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Resin - 4+ surface

      Charge$52.50-$210.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Resin comp - 1 surface post

      Charge$25.50-$102.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Resin comp - 2 surface post

      Charge$41.25-$165.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Resin comp - 3 surface post

      Charge$43.75-$175.00

      Last UpdatedJanuary 1, 2017

    • Resin comp - 4+ surface post

      Charge$46.25 - $185.00

      Last UpdatedJanuary 1, 2017

    • Recement crown

      Charge$15.00-$60.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Prefab as crown primary

      Charge$41.25-$165.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Prefab as crown permanent

      Charge$38.75-$155.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Sedative Filling

      Charge$16.25-$65.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Core Buildup Including Pins

      Charge$42.50-$170.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Therapeutic pulp exclude restoration

      Charge$30.00-$120.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Perio scale/root 1-3 teeth

      Charge$22.50-$90.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Perio scale/4+ teeth

      Charge$45.00-$180.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Full debridement for evaluation

      Charge$28.75-$115.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Periodontal Maintenance

      Charge$22.50-$90.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Ext, crnl remnts decid teeth

      Charge$21.25-$85.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Ext, erupted tooth or exposed root

      Charge$28.75-$115.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Surgical ext erupted tooth

      Charge$43.75-$175.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Ext impacted/soft tissue

      Charge$50.00-$200.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Ext impacted/part bony

      Charge$52.50-$210.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Surgical removal of resid tooth root

      Charge$25.00-$100.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Incision and drain abscess

      Charge$25.00-$100.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Emergency trx palliative

      Charge$18.75-$75.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014

    • Analgesia - nitrous oxide

      Charge$18.75-$75.00

      Last UpdatedOctober, 2014


    Environmental Public Health

    Fees changed by City Council and/or County Board***
    *** Lincoln City Council and Lancaster County Board of Commissioners change fees charged by the Health Department for environmental fees, permits and review fees. These are generally changed by Resolution with at least one public hearing.


    Air Program
    • Emission Fee - Coal-Fired Power Plants >200 Megawatts

      Charge$500,000.00

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • Emission Fee - Major Sources

      ChargeMinimum Fee: $2,575.00

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • ChargeEmissions <500 tons: $62.00/ton

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • ChargeEmissions >500 tons: $74.00/ton

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • Emissions Fee - Synthetic Minor Sources

      ChargeMinimum Fee: $1,290.00

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • ChargeEmissions <500 tons: $74.00/ton

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • ChargeEmissions >500 tons/$62.00/ton

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • Emission Fees - Minor Sources

      ChargeMinimun Fee: $260.00

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • ChargeEmissions <500 tons: $62.00/ton

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • ChargeEmissions >500 tons: $74.00/ton

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • Emission Fee - Limited Use Non-Emergency Generator

      ChargeMinimum Fee: $0.00 or $260.00

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • ChargeEmissions <500 tons: $62.00/ton

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • Hazardous Air Pollutants Annual Fees - Gasoline Plants

      Charge$300.00

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • Hazardous Air Pollutants Annual Fees - Gasoline Dispensing Facilities

      Charge$350.00

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • Hazardous Air Pollutants Annual Fees - Paint Stripping Facilities

      Charge$150.00-$300.00

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • Auto Body Shops

      Charge$150.00-$575.00

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • Auto Body Shops - Exempt

      Charge$300.00

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • Plating & Polishing Operations

      Charge$575.00

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • Metal Fabrication & Finishing Facilities

      Charge$575.00

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • Dry Cleaning Facilities

      Charge$300.00

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • Asbestos - Notification Fee

      Charge$335.00 per project

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • Construction Permit Fees

      Charge$100.00 per hour - max $10,000.00

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • Emergency Electrical Generator Construction Permit

      Charge$70.00 per generator

      Last UpdatedNovember, 2016

    • Variance Fees

      Charge$100.00 per hour - max $10,000.00

      Last UpdatedAugust, 2010


    Salvage, Recycling and Composting
    • Salvage Operations

      $70 + $160.00 occupation tax

      September, 2016

    • Recycling Processing Center

      Charge$60.00

      Last UpdatedSeptember, 2016

    • Recycling Center Operations

      Charge$60.00

      Last UpdatedSeptember, 2016

    • Commercial Composting Operations

      Charge$70 + $160.00 occupation tax

      Last UpdatedSeptember, 2016


    Noise
    • Noise variance

      $135.00

      September, 2016


    Swimming Pools
    • New Permit

      $525.00

      September, 2016

    • Renewal

      Charge$405.00

      Last UpdatedSeptember, 2016

    • Additional Spa

      Charge$135.00

      Last UpdatedSeptember, 2016

    • Lincoln Swimming Pool Operator

      Charge$20.00

      Last UpdatedSeptember, 2014

    • Lincoln Pool Water Quality Tester

      Charge$20.00

      Last UpdatedSeptember, 2014


    Water Wells
    • Water Well Construction Permit

      $220.00

      September, 2016

    • Annual Water Well Permit

      Charge$135.00

      Last UpdatedSeptember, 2016

    • Water Well Repair Permit

      Charge$125.00

      Last UpdatedSeptember, 2016

    • Variance

      Charge$100.00

      Last Updated August, 2011


    • Open Burning Permit

      $160.00 per day

      September, 2016


    Body Art Establishments
    • 1-5 stations

      $430.00

      September, 2016

    • 1-5 stations - renewal

      $300.00

      September, 2016

    • Each additional 5 stations

      $180.00

      September, 2016

    • Each additional 5 stations - renewal

      $140.00

      September, 2016

    • Practitioner Permit - Initial Fee

      $95.00

      September, 2016

    • Practitioner Permit - Renewal

      $55.00

      September, 2016

    • Practitioner - suspended permit - reinstatement fee - establishment

      $215.00

      September, 2016

    • Practitioner - suspended permit - reinstatement fee - practitioner

      $55.00

      September, 2016


    Child Care Program
    • Plan Review

      $135.00

      September, 2016

    • Certificate of Compliance (initial or renewal)

      $135.00 - $220.00

      September, 2016

    • Operator reinstatement fee

      $135.00

      September, 2016

    • Providing care for less than four hours per day

      $135.00

      September, 2016

    • Providing care for four or more hours per day - 50 or less children

      $165.00

      September, 2016

    • Providing care for four or more hours per day - 50 to 100 children

      $190.00

      September, 2016

    • Providing care for four or more hours per day - 100 or more children

      $220.00

      September, 2016


    Food Program
    • Food establishment - new permit

      $555.00

      September, 2016

    • Food establishment - renewal

      $380.00

      September, 2016

    • Food establishment - each additional food prep facility

      $175.00

      September, 2016

    • Mobile Food Unit (New or Renewal)

      $175.00

      September, 2016

    • Food Catering Service (New or Renewal)

      $175.00

      September, 2016

    • Temporary Food Establishment
      (Single event not to exceed 14 days)

      $155.00

      September, 2016

    • Temporary Food Establishment - with related establishment

      $80.00

      September, 2014

    • Temporary Food Establishment - Non-Profit

      $80.00

      September, 2014

    • Temporary Food Establishment - Operate Annually
      (More than 1 single event, not to exceed 14 days)

      $380.00

      September, 2016

    • Temporary Food Establishment - Annually - Non-profit

      $190.00

      September, 2016

    • Operate Added Food Prep Facility to Approved Food Establishment

      $175.00

      September, 2016

    • Event Market - 1-5 vendors

      $175.00

      September, 2016

    • Event Market - each additional 5 vendors

      $175.00

      September, 2016

    • Farmers Market - basic fee

      $95.00

      September, 2014

    • Farmers Mkt & vendor fee for each vendor selling foods other than fruits,etc.

      $30.00

      September, 2014

    • Reinstatement Fee

      $290.00

      September, 2016

    • Food Handler Permit

      $20.00

      March, 2009

    • Restricted Shift Food Manager

      $20.00

      March, 2009

    • Food Protection Manager

      $30.00

      March, 2009

    • Responsible Beverage Server Training Permit

      $15.00

      April, 2013


    Special Waste Disposal
    • All Liquid waste, septic tank waste,
      cooking grease trap, etc.

      $210.00

      September, 2016

    • Petroleum based wastes

      $80.00 - $365.00

      September, 2016

    • Oil Burned for Energy Recovery

      $50.00

      September, 2014

    • Solvents, Absorbents, Filters, Residues

      $210.00 - $365.00

      September, 2016

    • Hazardous or Toxic Chemicals or Chemical Products

      $210.00 - $365.00

      September, 2016

    • Treated or Untreated Infectious Waste

      $50.00 - $365.00

      September, 2016

    • Waste Containing or Likely to Contain PCB

      $210.00

      September, 2016

    • Treated Wood Waste (Railroad ties, Poles, etc.)

      $80.00

      September, 2014

    • Asbestos (Non-NESHAP, Non - NDOH)

      $80.00

      September, 2014

    • Airborne Health Hazards

      $210.00

      September, 2016


    Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems
    • Construction Permit Fee

      $405.00

      September, 2016

    • Onsite wastewater treatment system repair permit fee

      $220.00

      September, 2016

    • Cleaner's & Liquid Waste Hauler's Permit - annual

      $450.00

      September, 2016

    • Master Installer, Journeyman Installer, Inspector, Soil evaluator

      $40.00

      September, 2014

    • Permit Extension Fee

      $120.00

      September, 2016

    • Variance

      $220.00

      September, 2016

    • Reinstatement Fee

      See Below

    • Cleaner and Liquid Waste Hauler

      $210.00

      September, 2016

    • Certified Professional

      $40.00

      September, 2016

    • Development Area Review Fee - Base

      $395.00

      September, 2016

    • Development Area Review Fee - Per Lot

      $35.00

      September, 2016

    • Maximum Combined Base Fee and Per Lot Fee

      $1,345.00

      September, 2016


    Property transfers
  • Evaluation & Review

    $220.00

    September, 2016

  • Onsite Wastewater treatment System Property Transfer Inspector

    $40.00

    September, 2014

  • Onsite Waste Supply System Property Transfer Inspector

    $40.00

    September, 2014

  • Both OWWTS & OWSS

    $65.00

    September, 2014


  • Illicit Discharges
    • General

      $515.00

      September, 2016

    • No Exposure

      $370.00

      September, 2016

    • Subject to Permit, not yet issued

      $370.00

      September, 2016