§ 23-32. Exemptions and discounts.  


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  • The following types of development are exempt from the payment of the impact fees imposed pursuant to this article:

    (a)

    Any addition or expansion to a residential building which does not increase the number of dwelling units in the building.

    (b)

    Any accessory building for a subordinate or incidental use to a dwelling unit on residential property, which building does not constitute a dwelling unit.

    (c)

    The replacement of a building or structure with a new building or structure, provided the original building or structure was located on the site in 1983 or thereafter. If the land use of the replacement building or structure is different from the original structure, the exemption shall be limited to the equivalent fee for the original structure. Documentation of the existence of the building or structure shall be submitted to the community, environmental, and development services department, division of fiscal and operational support. When determining the amount of an exemption, the highest and best use that was previously assessed and paid shall be applied, whenever available. This section is not intended to preclude architectural enhancements or facade improvements to an existing structure as long as no additional net usable square footage is added.

    (d)

    Expansions of or additions to existing structures, provided that such expansion or addition does not require the issuance of a certificate of occupancy.

    (e)

    Structures owned by federal or state agencies and used for governmental purposes.

    (f)

    County facilities constructed for nonproprietary governmental purposes.

(Code 1965, § 1-54.507; Ord. No. 86-11, § 7, 5-19-86; Ord. No. 92-10, § 2, 4-7-92; Ord. No. 96-35, § 2, 10-29-96; Ord. No. 98-21, § 2, 9-22-98; Ord. No. 2009-09 , § 2, 4-7-09; Ord. No. 2009-32 , § 4, 11-3-09; Ord. No. 2011-02 , § 4, 3-8-11; Ord. No. 2012-07 , § 2, 3-6-12; Ord. No. 2013-01 , § 6, 1-15-13; Ord. No. 2018-01 , § 1, 1-9-18)