Government Code section 65995 and California Education Code section 17620 allows school districts to levy fees on residential or commercial/industrial construction projects within a school district’s boundaries. The State Allocation Board (SAB) sets the per-square-foot Level I school impact fees (a.k.a. “developer fees”) every two years at its January meeting in even number years (i.e., 2010, 2012). Alternative School Fees (a.k.a. Level II or Level III fees) may also be collected by districts meeting certain requirements.
$3.79 per square foot of assessable space of new residential construction or additions of 500 square feet or more. No developer fees are due if the construction addition is 499 square feet or less.
$0.61 per square foot of any amount of chargeable covered and enclosed space of commercial/ industrial construction.
The District levies the current SAB Level I fees. All checks (no cash or credit cards accepted) should be made out to McCabe Union Elementary School District. For information on Developer Fees please contact Liz Goff at (760) 335-2202.