Is a post-disaster building permit fee increase an example of price gouging?

Michael Giberson After a severe thunderstorm pelted The Village, Oklahoma with “golf ball- to grapefruit-size hail,” leaving almost all of the 5000 or so homes in the town in need of roof and other repairs, the city council voted to increase the cost of a building permit from $110 to $150. A couple of folks … More Is a post-disaster building permit fee increase an example of price gouging?