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A. Application fees. As authorized by Section 617.3(e) and Section 908(1.1) of the MPC,[1] the Council shall establish a uniform schedule of fees, charges and expenses, as well as a collection procedure, for zoning permits, conditional use permits, Zoning Hearing Board proceedings and other matters pertaining to this chapter. Permits, certificates, conditional use permits, special exception permits and variances shall be issued only after all fees have been paid in full, and the Zoning Hearing Board shall take no action on appeals until all fees have been paid in full.

B. Stenographer fees. The appearance fee for a stenographer shall be shared equally by the applicant and the Borough as required by Section 908(7) of the MPC.[2] The cost of the original transcript shall be paid by the Borough if the transcript is ordered by the Borough or shall be paid by the person appealing from the decision of the Borough if such appeal is made, and in either event the cost of additional copies shall be paid by the person requesting such copy or copies. In other cases, the party requesting the original transcript shall bear the cost thereof.