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Residential New Building (1 & 2 units)

Permits for the construction of Single Family Dwellings, Duplexes, Half-Plexes and buildings accessory to a fore mentioned structure (garages, storage buildings, patio covers, workshops etc.).

 

Fee:

 

 

Due on all Residential New Building Permits:

Circumstance under which fee is due:

 

Building Permit Fee (Inspection)

 

 

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

Charged on all new square footage constructed in the city. Residential structures must have a roof and walls to be subject to this fee. Patio covers do not pay this fee.

 

Fire Department Inspection Fee

 

 

Fire Department Review Fee

 

 

Fire Department Administrative Fee

 

 

General Plan Fee

 

 

Green Building Fee

 

 

Plan Review Fee

 

 

Strong Motion Fee

 

 

Technology Fee

 

 

 

 

 

Due in some Circumstances on Residential 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

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

 

Combined Sewer Fee

If the project is located within the City’s Combined Sewer system fees are calculated by the number of dwelling units. The Utilities department should calculate and assess the appropriate fee. Projects which pay this fee do not pay the Sewer Development fee.

 

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.

 

Sacramento Area Sewer District

If the property is in SASD, the sewer fees must be paid at the Regional Sanitation District offices.

 

Downtown, Richards Boulevard, and Railyards Impact fee

Due if the project falls in the Downtown, Richards Boulevard/River District, or Railyards areas, and will result in the creation of additional dwelling units. This fee should be assessed by the Development Engineering section.

 

Jacinto Creek fees

This fee would only be due if the proposed project included the creation of a new dwelling unit, and 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.

 

North Natomas Fees

If the project falls within the North Natomas Planning Area, and will result in the establishment of an additional dwelling unit this fee may be due. Calculation, assessing and invoicing of this fee is the responsibility of the Department of Public Works per city code section 18.24.100.

 

Park Impact Fee

This fee is due if the project will result in the establishment of a new dwelling unit.

 

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.

 

Regional Sanitation

Regional sanitation fees are due in the event that a residential unit is established on a parcel which was previously undeveloped or if the new development will result in greater sanitation flow.  Especially on infill lots Regional Sanitation should be consulted to determine the appropriate fee.

 

Residential Construction Tax

Charged based on the number of bedrooms per dwelling unit (1, 2, or 3 + bedrooms) created.

 

Sewer Development Fee

Projects located in the City Sewer Service Area requiring a new tap pay based on the size of the required service. If an existing tap needs to be enlarged fees could also be due. Refer to Table D. The Utilities Department should calculate and assess the fee if the project involves enlargement of an existing tap.  Projects which pay this fee do not pay the combined sewer fee.

 

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

Due on all conditioned (air conditioned or heated) square footage added to the first and/or second floors of residential structures designated to be in the SAFCA-DIF area. Basements are exempt.

 

Sacramento Transportation Authority (STA) fee

Due on projects which establish a new residential dwelling unit pay per unit established.

 

Sacramento Transportation Authority Administration Fee

Charged whenever CDD charges the STA fee.

 

School Impact Fees

Paid at the school district the project is located within. Due for additions greater than 500 sq. ft. See the School Impact Fee detail for more on calculating the increased square footage if the project involves removal and addition of square footage. Proof of payment must be presented prior to permit issuance.

 

South Natomas FBA fee

If the projects falls within the South Natomas FBA area, and the addition will result in an additional dwelling unit this fee may be due. See detail

 

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

This fee is charged on any project which requires a new water tap or increases the size of an existing tap. The fees are based on tap size. In the event that a Residential addition involves increasing the water tap this fee should we calculated by the Utilities Department.

 

Water Meter Fee

If the project scope necessitates an increase to the water service size a meter will be required. The Utilities Department is responsible for calculation of this fee.

 

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.

 

 Housing Impact Fee

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