New Home Building Permit Fees Waived
Residential building permit, plan review, plumbing, heating, and excavation fees are waived for new home permits. Based on a typical three bedroom, two bath home, the average building permit fees can run in the amount of $2,120. Building permits are still required for all projects, but the fee will be waived at the time of issuance. New Home permit fees are waived until March 13, 2022.
Affordable Housing Incentive Program
The purpose of the Affordable Housing Incentive is to encourage new home building at the current FHA level ($356,362.00) with 25 percent of supplies and labor sourced locally. A total grant amount of $5,000 will be awarded if the applicant meets all the program qualifications.
Affordable Housing Incentive Program Guidelines
Affordable Housing Incentive Program Application
New Home Property Tax Exemption
In compliance with North Dakota Century Code 57-02-08(35), the City of Williston allows a property tax exemption for the first $150,000 of true and full value of new single-family, condominium and townhouse residential property, exclusive of the land on which it is situated, for the first taxable year after the taxable year in which the permit was issued and the residence is owned and occupied for the first time, and other conditions are met.