Development impact fees apply for new development. The fee booklets include information about these fees and can be used to calculate an estimate. As an incentive to encourage development, fee deferral programs have been established.

Non-Residential Fee Deferral Program

The Development Impact Fee Deferral Program was established as an incentive to encourage non-residential development. This program is overseen by both the Economic Development Department and the Development Services Department.

NOTE:  Only City-controlled development impact fees may be approved for deferral.  All fees not controlled by the city will be due for payment at time of permit issuance.

To utilize the program, please do the following:

  • Contact the Building Division for an estimate of development impact fees that may be associated with your project.
  • Review, complete and sign the Non-Residential Development Impact Fee Deferral Application.
  • After the first cycle of plan review has been completed by all required departments, submit the Non-Residential Development Impact Fee Deferral Application along with the fee estimate you received from the Building Division.
  • Requests for the deferral of commercial development impact fees less than $100,000.00 may be approved by the City Manager or his/her designee.
  • Requests for the deferral of commercial development impact fees $100,000.00 or greater shall require approval by the City Council.
  • If the request to defer commercial development impact fees is approved, an administrative fee of $625.00 will be assessed on the building permit record and due for payment at time of permit issuance.
  • NOTE:  Any balance of deferred development impact fees exceeding the amounts approved by the City of Roseville must be paid at time of permit issuance.
  • A supplemental fee totaling the City’s pooled interest rate ten year average will be assessed to cover the financing costs of monies deferred.
    • Notification must be received by the Building Division a minimum of one week prior to the expected date of payment of deferred fees to allow ample time to calculate and assess the applicable interest rate fee.
  • All outstanding and deferred fees shall be paid prior to the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy, or final inspection if no Certificate of Occupancy is required. 

Residential Fee Deferral Program

The Development Impact Fee Deferral Program was established as an incentive to encourage residential development. This program is overseen by both the Economic Development Department and the Development Services Department. 

NOTE: Only City-controlled development impact fees may be approved for deferral.  All fees not controlled by the city will be due for payment at time of permit issuance.

To utilize the program, please do the following:

  • Review, complete and sign the Residential Development Impact Fee Deferral Application.  (For production home developers, please use Production Home Fee Deferral Application.)
  • Submit the Residential Development Impact Fee Deferral Application along with your building permit application package.
  • Requests for the deferral of residential development impact fees less than $100,000.00 may be approved by the City Manager or his/her designee.
  • Requests for the deferral of residential development impact fees $100,000.00 or greater shall require approval by the City Council.
  • If the request to defer residential development impact fees is approved, an administrative fee of $250.00 will be assessed on the building permit record and due for payment at time of permit issuance.
  • NOTE:  Any balance of deferred development impact fees exceeding the amounts approved by the City of Roseville must be paid at time of permit issuance.
  • All outstanding and deferred fees shall be paid prior to final inspection.

Fee Deferral Program FAQs

Q: What fees may be deferred?
A: The fees that can be deferred are:
         Fire Service Construction Tax 
         Public Facilities Fee 
         Regional Sewer Fee 
         Local Sewer Fee 
         Sewer Special Benefit Area 
         Water Connection Fee – Domestic 
         Water Connection Fee – Irrigation 
         Water Pressure Zone Fee 
         Traffic Mitigation Fee 
         Solid Waste Fee 
         Electric Backbone Fee
Q: Can the fee deferral program be applied to permits currently being plan checked?
A: Yes, provided the permit has not been issued.
Q: Can fees be refunded, then deferred for permits that have already been issued?
A: No.
Q: Will participation in the fee deferral program prolong the process time of my permit application request?
A: Typically, no. However, the turn‐around time of your permit application review will vary depending on project scope,workload and available staffing.
Q: How will I know what fees will be due prior to Final Inspection?
A: For residential projects, an estimate of deferred fees due will be provided at time of permit issuance. You will benotified of any additional outstanding fees accrued after permit issuance as they are assessed.
A: For commercial projects, an estimate of deferred fees due will be provided at time of permit issuance. However, youmust contact us a minimum of one week prior to the expected date of payment of deferred fees. The supplementalpooled interest rate will be determined and assessed, and you will be notified of the total amount due prior to FinalInspection. You will be notified of any additional outstanding fees accrued after permit issuance as they are assessed.
Q: Can I get a Temporary Final or Temporary Certificate of Occupancy prior to payment of final deferred fees?
A: No, all fees must be paid in full.
Q: Are my fees secured at the time of permit issuance, or are the deferred fees subject to adjustment?
A: Only residential deferred fees are secured at the time of permit issuance. However, commercial deferred fees aresubject to a supplemental pooled interest rate that will be assessed at time of payment.
Q: What types of permits can I request fee deferral?
A: Any project with City‐controlled impact fees, such as Water, Traffic Mitigation, Parks, Electric Backbone fees.
Q: Can I defer my school district fees?
A: No, only City‐controlled fees may be deferred.
Q: Are there any other fee business assistance programs available?
A: For projects with infrastructure improvements you may also want to read about the Statewide Community Infrastructure Program (SCIP). The City of Roseville Economic Development Department will be able to assist you with SCIP and other incentives, programs and resources.