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Fee Detail

Fee ID: 3137 Category: Building Permit Fees Fee Name: Residential Construction Tax (Building) Description (Short): The fee is charged when a building permit authorizes the creation of a new dwelling unit. Description (Long):

This is a fee charged when a permit authorizes the creation of a new dwelling unit. The fee is calculated based on the number of bedrooms per new dwelling unit. This tax only applies to new residential dwelling units (apartments, condo’s, duplexes, houses, etc.). Renovation permits which result in additional bedrooms are exempt, not charged 3.40.030 (c).

Contact Information: EzPermit@cityofsacramento.org; City of Sacramento Call Center 311 or 916-264-5011 Ordinance Information:
Fee Amount: See Calculation Note Fee Purpose: City of Sacramento General Fund Fee Calculation Type: Other Calculation Note: Per Unit as applicable: One bedroom units $250 Two bedroom units $315 3+ bedroom units $385 Fee Type: Fee Attachment: