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Development Impact Fee

What is a Development Impact Fee (DIF)

Impact fees provide a method whereby new development pays its fair share of new or expanded public improvements and facilities, including expanded capacity; and to help insure the protection of public health and safety, the City may impose impact fees as provided by the California Constitution. The one-time fee is usually paid prior to issuance of a building permit. Impact Fees are different from, and apply in addition to, application and permit fees, which are used to cover the cost of the City’s review of a given proposal. Information on applications and permits can be found with Planning Department.

The City proposes to collect fees on the following categories:

·Fire Protection Facilities ·Circulation  ·Recycled Water Facilities 
·Park Facilities ·Transportation Facilities       ·Parking Fund
·General Government and Public Facilities        ·Wastewater ·Landfill Fund

Review the updated 2019 Draft Development Impact Fee Report here. A public hearing will be held on April 2, 2019.

You can watch the presentation on the DIF from the October 17, 2017 City Council Meeting here, agenda item 11.
View the 2017 presentation here.
You can read the 2017 full draft report here.