Development Impact Fee

What is a Development Impact Fee (DIF)

Impact fees provide a method whereby new development pays its fair share of new or expanded public improvements and facilities, including expanded capacity; and to help insure the protection of public health and safety, the City may impose impact fees as provided by the California Constitution. The one-time fee is usually paid prior to issuance of a building permit. Impact Fees are different from, and apply in addition to, application and permit fees, which are used to cover the cost of the City's review of a given proposal. Information on applications and permits can be found with the Planning Department.


The City proposes to collect fees on the following categories:
  • Circulation
  • Fire Protection Facilities
  • General Government and Public Facilities
  • Landfill Fund
  • Park Facilities
  • Parking Fund
  • Recycled Water Facilities
  • Transportation Facilities
  • Wastewater

Development Impact Fee Report & Updates

Review the Fiscal Year 2022-23 Development Impact Fees Annual Report (PDF).

Review the updated 2019 Draft Development Impact Fee Report - March 26, 2019 (PDF). A public hearing was held on April 2, 2019.

You can watch the presentation on the DIF from the October 17, 2017 City Council Meeting, agenda item 11.

View the 2017 Presentation (PDF) and 2017 Full Draft Report (PDF).