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Commercial New Building

Permits authorizing the construction of a new Commercial building.



Fee:

Due on all Commercial New Building Permits:

Building Permit Fee (Inspection)

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

ESC (Erosion & Sediment Control) Building

 

Fire Department Inspection Fee

Fire Department Review Fee

Fire Department Administrative Fee

General Plan Fee

Green Building Fee

Park Impact Fee

Plan Review Fee

Regional Sanitation

Sacramento Transportation Authority (STA) fee

Sacramento Transportation Authority Administration Fee

School Impact Fees

Strong Motion Fee

Technology Fee

 

Transportation Development Impact Fee (TDIF)

 

Due in some Circumstances on Commercial New Building 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.

Coach Recording Fee

Commercial modular structures installed on private property must pay this fee. See the Coach Recording fee detail for more information.

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, River District, and Railyards Impact fee

Due if the project falls in the Downtown, Railyards or River District areas. For more information, email NotifyPIF@cityofsacramento.org

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.

 

Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP)

If the permit is being issued for a parcel located in the area defined as the Habitat Conservation Fee for North Natomas Areas then the HCP Administrator must be consulted to determine whether or not HCP Fees are due.

 

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 on all non-residential projects.

Housing Trust Fund Administration Fee

Charged anytime the Community Development Department (CDD) Charges the HTF fee for permit applications prior to 4/15/2017.

Jacinto Creek fees

This fee may be due if the project is located within the Jacinto Creek area. Calculation, assessing and invoicing of this fee is the responsibility of the Department of Public Works per city code section 18.28.100. For more information, email NotifyPIF@cityofsacramento.org

Landscape Document Package Application Fee

Charged if the submitted plans include landscape sheets.

North Natomas Fees

If the project falls within the North Natomas Planning Area, 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. For more information, email NotifyPIF@cityofsacramento.org

Plan Review – Expedite (Building Division)

Charged when expedited plan review services are requested and provided by the Building Division. This is an optional service.

 

Planning Division, Expedited Plan Review Fee

Charged when expedited planning plan review services are requested and provided by the Planning Division. This is an optional service. For more information email planning@cityofsacramento.org

 

Planning Division, Inspection Fee

Charged on building permits for which field inspections are performed by the Planning Division. The fee is based on the project valuation:

 

Planning Division, Mitigation Monitoring Fee

Charged on building permits for which field inspections are performed by the Planning Division regarding a mitigated environmental Entitlement requiring a monitoring plan.

 

Planning Division, Plan Review Fee

Charged on building permits which require plan review by the Planning Division. This fee is based on project valuation:

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.

Residential Construction Tax

Charged based on the number of bedrooms per unit (1, 2, or 3 + bedrooms). This fee would be charged for commercial occupancies such as apartments, and condos.

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.

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

Assessed on all projects which create new Damageable square footage and exist within the designated SAFCA-DIF area.

South Natomas FBA fee

Projects which fall within the South Natomas FBA area must pay this fee. For more information email NotifyPIF@cityofsacramento.org

South Natomas SNCIF fee

Projects which fall within the SNCIF area must pay this fee. For more information email NotifyPIF@cityofsacramento.org

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.

 

Utilities Fee – Expedited Plan Review

This is an optional fee for Over the Counter or Expedited Plan Review performed by the Department of Utilities on building permit applications.

Water Development Fee

May be due depending on the use history for the parcel combined with the proposed use. This fee is calculated, assessed and invoiced by Utilities Department staff of commercial projects.

Water Meter Fee

Fee varies based on water service size which dictates the required meter 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.

65th Street Fee

Due if the project falls within the 65th St area. This fee is assessed by Public Works. For more information, email NotifyPIF@cityofsacramento.org