Orange County Government, Florida

Commercial Impact Fees

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Pursuant to the Orange County Transportation Impact Fee Ordinance #2013-05, new rates will take effect on August 16, 2014.

All Building Permit(s) for project(s) issued on or after August 16, 2014, will be assessed Transportation Impact Fees based on the new rate.

Impact Fee Rate Schedules are available in the Impact Fee Administration Office.

For additional information, please contact the Development Services Section at (407) 836-5691.

Process

Commercial Impact Fees provide one way to help ensure that existing residents will not bear the cost of new facilities required by the new development. This type of development will be assessed the Road, Fire, Law Enforcement Impact Fees (School and Parks - Multifamily Projects).

  • After plans are reviewed by the Building and Safety Division, the plans reviewer will forward a project fee sheet along with the Building application for Impact Fee review.
    • Note: Application must indicate any existing structures, demolition permits, developer credits (if applicable).
  • The Impact Fees office is to add all applicable impact fees and credits to project:
    1. Law, Fire, Road, School and Parks (Multifamily Projects).
    2. Law, Fire & Roads (commercial, industrial, institutional, professional structures).
    3. Credit letter differences (if applicable). Concurrency verification.
    4. Demolition credits (if applicable).
    5. Previous use credits.
  • According to the Orange County Impact Fee ordinance, all calculations will be assessed at the rate in effect on the date of the issuance of the building permit.
  • Impact Fee Administrator is to attach Credit Letter (if applicable) to Building application.
  • Impact fees may be deferred on a commercial project with a valuation over one million dollars ($1,000,000.00), as acknowledged on the building permit application(s). The customer is to fill out a Deferred Impact Fee Program Application. Impact fees may be deferred until prior to authorization of pre-power or issuance of a certificate of occupancy (whichever occurs first). The Permit Analyst is to place a recorded lien notice for non-payment of impact fees will be placed on the property until all fees have been paid in full (except for Certified Affordable Housing projects).

Contact Us

For questions, please contact:
CEDS, Concurrency Management Office
Phone:  407-836-5691
Email: concurrency@ocfl.net