Development Impact Fee / Mobility Fee Resources

The following resources provide policy and technical information about Development Impact Fees.

City of Tampa Transportation Multi-Modal Fee Website

City of Tampa, Florida, 2018

In 2014 the City of Tampa conducted a Multi-Modal Fee Study to transition the city's transportation impact fee to a multi-modal transportation impact fee without increasing fee rates. The new multi-modal impact fee provides flexibility to expand capital facilities for bicycle, pedestrian, and transit modes in addition to funding automobile capacity along the classified roadway network. The website provides historical precedence as well as current developments including zone maps and ordinances.

City of Fort Worth Transportation Impact Fee Website

City of Fort Worth, Texas, 2018

Fort Worth City Council adopted a transportation impact fee ordinance on May 13, 2008. This website outlines the program, reviews various studies, provides information and guides, and has a Transportation Impact Fee Estimator online tool.

Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington: Impact Fees

Municipal Research and Services Center (MRSC), 2018

The Municipal Research and Services Center is a private, non-profit organization assisting local governments in Washington State with legal and policy guidance. This page provides a general overview of impact fees for cities and counties in Washington State, including information on how they may be used and sample documents from selected jurisdictions.

Houston, Texas Impact Fee Administration

City of Houston, Texas, 2018

This website describes the administration of Impact Fees in the City of Houston. Application forms and information about the program is provided.

Thurston County Impact Fees

Thurston County, Washington, May 2018

The Thurston County website outlines its use of impact fees, recent activity, and a fee schedule.

Development Impact Fees

Monterey Bay 2035 Moving It Forward, 2016

Development Impact Fees (DIFs) are discussed in this chapter of the "Sustainable Communities Strategy Implementation Toolkit on Economic Development." It includes how DIFs are established and used, types of infrastructure that can be supported, lifecycle and various other elements of implementation and consideration.

Duncan Associates, 2015

This website summarizes the results of a detailed survey of impact fees that individual jurisdictions across the country are charging. The results of the survey reveal where impact fees are most common, how much jurisdictions in various states are charging, and the types of facilities (single-family detached, multi-family, retail, office and industrial) for which fees are being charged. Comparisons with surveys from previous years also show how fees have changed over time.

City of Waxahachie, Texas Impact Fee Ordinance

City of Waxahachie, Texas, 2015

This report analyzes the Texas Impact Fee Ordinance and how it is implemented in the city of Waxahachie, Texas.

Managing Growth: The Use of Development Impact Fees and Building Excise Taxes in Maryland

Department of Legislative Services, January 2010

This report provides an overview of the use of development impact fees and building excise taxes across Maryland through profiles of 16 counties. The report also provides information on national policy action surrounding the development of impact fees and excise taxes.

City of Bozeman Transportation Impact Fee Study Final Report

City of Bozeman, Montana, January 2008

This report was prepared for the City of Bozeman, Montana as part of the Street Impact Fee Ordinance adopted in 1996. The Ordinance was imposed to assist the City in providing adequate transportation facilities to accommodate new development, particularly for emergency-response vehicles. The report provides details of the transportation impact fee calculation and a proposed transportation fee schedule.

Road Impact Fees

Beaufort County, South Carolina, 2010

The Beaufort County Code of Ordinances regarding Road Impact Fees is provided, as well as a Fee Schedule.

City of Bellingham Transportation Impact Fee Website

City of Bellingham, Washington State

Washington State law allows cities to assess multimodal transportation impact fees (TIFs) for new development to collect a proportional share of the cost of city investment in the transportation system. Bellingham has been assessing TIF for new development since 1994. Various TIF programs are discussed.

City of Dover Impact Fee Development

City of Dover, New Hampshire, 2018

This City of Dover maintains this website, which outlines Impact Fee Development in the city.

Kane County's Impact Fee Program

Kane County Division of Transportation, Illinois, 2017

The Impact Fees section of the Kane County website describes its program, and provides materials on the application process, fee assessment and discounts, and other important local information.

Montana Department of Transportation Impact Fee Website

Montana Department of Transportation, 2009

This website provides a guide to Transportation Impact Fees and how they are used both in Montana and elsewhere. Case studies and information sources are provided.