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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.

 

ESC (Erosion & Sediment Control) Building

 

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 greater.

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.

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

 

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)

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. 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, 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. For more information, email NotifyPIF@cityofsacramento.org

Park Impact Fee

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

Plan Review – Expedite (Building Division)

Charged when expedited plan review services are requested and provided by the city. 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

Changed when the Planning Division performs field inspections

 

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.

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.

 

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 structuresdesignated to be in the SAFCA-DIF area. Basements are exempt.

 

Sacramento Area Sewer District

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

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 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. For more information email NotifyPIF@cityofsacramento.org

 

Temporary Water Service Fee (Residential Construction Water Use)

This fee is assessed on all new residential construction using domestic water during construction.

 

Transportation Development Impact Fee (TDIF)

Charged when the project results in a creation of a new dwelling unit. For more information email LWillcox@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

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.

 

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