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File #: ID 23-1781    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Passed
File created: 12/1/2023 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/14/2023 Final action: 12/14/2023
Title: Annual Review and Acceptance of the FY 2023 Summary of Impact Fee Waivers
Sponsors: Public Works Department
Attachments: 1. Summary of Approved Impact Fee Waivers, 2. Summary of Public Infrastructure Funds Received

Public Works Department

Annual Review and Acceptance of the FY 2023 Summary of Impact Fee Waivers


Staff recommends that the City Council review and accept the FY2023 Summary of Impact Fee Waivers.


The Economically Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Incentive Program was first approved in 2015. Section 12-4.1407 of that ordinance stipulates that an annual report is prepared and presented to the Council detailing the amount and type of Development Impact Fees eliminated for the fiscal year, along with a running total of eliminated fees that may need to be offset by other legally permissible City funding sources, and/or capital improvement projects planned at the time of adoption of the impact fees that will be reduced or eliminated. This staff report along with the attached spreadsheets are the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Annual Report.


The City charges development impact fees to new development for various types of public infrastructure, consistent with Section 66000 et seq. of the California Government Code, generally known as the Mitigation Fee Act or AB1600. Fees collected by the City include Regional Street Impact Fees, New Growth Area Street Impact Fees, Traffic Signal Mitigation Impact Fees, Citywide Fire Facilities Impact Fees, Citywide Police Facilities Impact Fees, Citywide Park Facilities Impact Fees, Quimby Parkland Dedication Fees, Water Capacity Fees and Wastewater Capacity Fees.

Each development fee was established in accordance with an adopted nexus study. The law requires that impact fees bear a reasonable relationship to the impact of the proposed development. Developers can be charged no more than their "fair share" under AB1600. Therefore, any waived or reduced fees are tracked against public infrastructure funds which may help offset the lost impact fee revenue. The Council has adopted the impact fee waiver or ...

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