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Plat Recordation Fees
The following list of fees and proffer payments are collected by Public Works prior to the Department signing the subdivision plat.
Bond Review Fee - $50
When a performance bond is required for a subdivision this fee is charged to calculate the bond amount and process bond.
Drainage Pro Rata
The concept where by the cost and responsibility of developing a storm drainage system capable of passing the design storm at ultimate development is shared by both the City and developers. The City accepts that portion of improvements required by existing developments and areas to remain undeveloped and the developer is required to pay his share of the improvements based on the rate of runoff generated by his development.
A Pro Rata Coefficient (PRC) has been established for each of the areas studied in the Master Drainage Plan. A developer’s pro rata share is a function of the master drainage improvements required for the watershed and the impervious area within the corresponding master drainage sub-basin or area.
Pro rata coefficients are derived from the following formula:
PRC = _CI__
PRC = Pro Rata Coefficient
CI = Total Cost of Improvements required by the adopted Master Plan for the respective drainage sub-basin or area.
C = Ultimate Composite Rational Coefficient anticipated under the approved future Land Use Plan
A = Total area of watershed in acres
A developers pro rata share will be determined by the following formula:
$ = PRC x C x A x RF
$ = Developers Pro Rata Share
PRC = Pro Rata Coefficient for Drainage Sub-basin. This coefficient is provided by the Public Works review engineer or can be provided by the Drainage Engineer (382-8263).
C = Ultimate Composite Rational Coefficient for the Development
A = Total Acreage for Development
RF = Pro Rata reduction factor for detention
Lot Processing Fee - $175 per lot
Parks and Recreation - $1000 per lot (residential only)
Street light Operation
In addition to installing street lights along public streets, the developer is required to pay a fee for 2-year operating costs. This fee is typically $181.
Subdivision Name Sign
Any subdivision with ≥ 25 lots is required to install a Subdivision Name Sign. Typically developers elect to install their own sign often constructed with masonry and landscaping. In this event the sign must be depicted on the construction plans and be outside the city r/w. If the developer opts not to construct their own sign then a fee of $200.00 is collected.
Traffic Signal Pro rata
If a development generates traffic that creates a warrant to a planned traffic signal, then the developer will contribute the cost based on a % of the traffic generated. This pro rata is typically determined at the time of construction plan review and will be collected at the time of plan approval or at plat recordation.
Frequently residential rezonings include proffers that require per lot contributions. The amount and timing of the contributions can vary significantly. Proffered contributions required prior to plat recordation must be paid prior to Public Works approval of the plat. These amounts, if required will be included with our itemization of fees owed prior to plat recordation.
Single-family Detached = $642.34
Single-family Attached = $519.89
Multi- family = $474.77
Age-Restricted Senior Housing = $1,986.48
This fee is usually proffered at the time of a Rezoning application.
For residential rezoning applications, the developer may proffer voluntary cash contribution to mitigate the impacts on roads due to his development. Costs are calculated by number of proposed units and the traffic shed the development is location in (Amounts vary by the traffic shed within the City). Cash contributions are typically paid prior to final subdivision plan approval, plat recordation, or on a per lot basis as building permits are issued.
For residential rezoning applications, the developer may proffer a voluntary cash contribution to help offset capital costs. Cost are calculated by type of unit and number of units and range from $3,811.44 to $14,229.37 per unit. Cash contributions are typically paid prior to final subdivision plan approval, or on a lot by lot basis as building permits are issued.