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Commercial Addition

Projects which propose an addition of square footage to an existing commercial building.

 

Fee:

 

Due on all Commercial Additions:

 

 

Building Permit Fee (Inspection)

 

 

Building Excise Tax (A.K.A. Construction Excise Tax)

 

Fire Department Inspection Fee

 

 

Fire Department Review Fee

 

 

Fire Department Administrative Fee

 

 

General Plan Fee

 

 

Green Building Fee

 

 

Park Impact Fee

 

 

Plan Review Fee

 

 

Public Works Deposit

 

 

Regional Sanitation

 

 

Sacramento Transportation Authority (STA) fee

 

 

Sacramento Transportation Authority Administration Fee

 

 

Strong Motion Fee

 

 

Technology Fee (Building)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Due in some Circumstances on Commercial Addition Permits:

Circumstance under which fee is due:

 

Administrative Processing Fee

Charged on all none Minor permits with a project value of $7,000 or great.

 

City Operations Tax

Only charged if a California licensed contractor is the permit holder.

 

Combined Sewer Fee

Applies to projects which will impact the City’s Combined Sewer System. Fees are calculated by the Utilities Department based on proposed ESD (equivalent single dwelling units) load – credits given for existing status. Either Combined Sewer Development fee or sewer development fees are charged not both.

 

Construction Debris Fee

Charged if the project value is $250,000 or more or has a scope of work covered by the California Green Building Code.

 

Downtown, Richards Boulevard, and Railyards Impact fee

Due if the project falls in the Downtown, Richards Boulevard/River District, or Railyards areas.

 

 ESC (Erosion & Sediment Control) Building

Charged on new square footage. This fee is calculated, assessed and invoiced by Utilities Department staff on commercial projects.

 

ESC (Erosion & Sediment Control) Grading

Charged on new site development by acreage. This fee is calculated, assessed and invoiced by Utilities Department staff on commercial projects. Site work which would trigger this fee is less common on Commercial Additions but can sometimes occur.

   

Housing Impact Fee

Charged on new residential units as established in the Mixed Income Housing Ordinance (City Code 17.712)

 

Housing Trust Fund (HTF)

Charged according to the Housing Trust Fund fee detail and tables F, G, and H.

North Natomas Community Plan Area:

  • The fee is charged based on the “1986 North Natomas Community Plan Land Use Category” multiplied by the gross square footage of the development project. Refer to the HTF fee detail for more.

The Rest of the city:

  • In areas of the city not designated as North Natomas the HTF is charged on all new non-residential construction, additions, and changes of established use. Refer to the HTF fee detail for more.

 

 

Housing Trust Fund Administration Fee

Charged anytime the Community Development Department (CDD) Charges the HTF fee.

 

Jacinto Creek fees

This fee may be due if the project is located within the Jacinto Creek area. Verify if the subject property could owe the fee by selecting the parcel tab once an activity has been created with the projects parcel data. If the Jacinto Creek box has an entry other than “N” the fee may be due. Calculation, assessing and invoicing of this fee is the responsibility of the Department of Public Works per city code section 18.28.100. Target any activity which may owe this fee to Development Engineering and place a condition on the activity for them to resolve.

 

Landscape Review Fee

Charged if the submitted plans include landscape sheets.

 

North Natomas Fees

If the project falls within the North Natomas Planning Area, and is a Change of use North Natomas Development Impact Fees may be due. Calculation, assessing and invoicing of this fee is the responsibility of the Department of Public Works per city code section 18.24.100. Target any activity which may owe this fee to Development Engineering and place a condition on the activity for them to resolve.

 

Plan Review - Expedite

Charged when expedited plan review services are requested and provided by the city. An example would be over the counter plan review

 

Public Works Fee

This fee is calculated by Public Works Staff in the Development Engineering section. The fee is a function of the number of plan review hours expended reviewing the project.

 

Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency Development Impact Fee (SAFCA-DIF)

Assessed on all projects designated to be in the SAFCA-DIF area. This information is available in Accela on the ASI page, Fee Calculation Information section. Exemption and credits may apply refer to the SAFCA-DIF fee detail.

 

Sewer Development Fee

Applies to projects which require a new sewer tap or increase the size of an existing tap. Fees are calculated by Utilities Department based on proposed ESD (equivalent single dwelling units) load credits may be given for existing status. Either Combined Sewer Development fee or sewer development fees are charged not both.

 

Utilities Fee

This fee is calculated by Utilities Department Staff in the Utilities Development Services section. The fee is a function of the number of plan review hours expended reviewing the project.

 

Water Development Fee

Only due on Commercial Additions when the Domestic Water Supply line is enlarged as part of the project. This fee is calculated, assessed and invoiced by Utilities Department staff of commercial projects.

 

Water Meter Fee

This fee is only due on Commercial Additions when the Domestic Water Supply line is enlarged as part of the project, and a new water meter is required to match the new water line size. This fee is calculated, assessed and invoiced by Utilities Department staff of commercial projects.

 

Water Supply Test/Analysis

This fee may be assessed as needed by the Utilities Department staff, or the Fire Department staff. It can be needed for several reasons. In all cases the Utilities Department staff is responsible for assessment and invoicing.