Chapter 13.16


13.16.010    Purpose of provisions.

13.16.020    Establishment of fee.

13.16.030    Waiver of fees.

13.16.010 Purpose of provisions.

The provisions of this chapter are to allow for the collection of storm drainage fees pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 5471 et seq., on the tax roll. Revenues derived in the provisions of this chapter shall be used only for the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, maintenance and operation of storm drainage facilities or programs, or to repay principal and interest on bonds issued for the construction or reconstruction of said storm drainage facilities, or to repay federal or state loans or advances made to the City for the construction or reconstruction of storm drainage facilities. (Ord. 1184 § 2 (part), 1995: Ord. 1153 § 2 (part), 1994)

13.16.020 Establishment of fee.

The City Council finds and determines that the regulatory cost for the San Carlos Specific Program for the fiscal year 1995-96 shall be the amount of four hundred thousand dollars, and shall be assessed pursuant to the Engineer’s report dated June 26, 1995, Exhibit A to the ordinance codified in this chapter, on file in the office of the City Clerk, as follows:

A. Single-family residential unit: twenty dollars per parcel;

B. Multifamily unit: See Exhibit E of the City Engineer’s report;

C. Commercial/industrial: See Exhibit E of Engineer’s report;

D. Planned community: See Exhibit E of Engineer’s report;

E. Open space/vacant land: See Exhibit E of Engineer’s report. (Ord. 1184 § 2 (part), 1995: Ord. 1153 § 2 (part), 1994)

13.16.030 Waiver of fees.

A person or entity required to pay a fee under this chapter may apply to the City Engineer for a waiver of all or a portion of the fee. The waiver shall only be considered where improvements have been made by the applicant to land, structures or facilities in the City that substantially reduce or eliminate the runoff into stormwater of pollutants. The City Engineer may waive fees for the fiscal year 1994-95 only, and thereafter any present, and future fees, in his discretion, depending on the benefit derived by the City. The City Engineer shall consider the type of improvement, cost of construction, amount of pollutant eliminated from runoff, and similar factors related to the purposes of this chapter. Any waiver of fees involving more than three years of payments shall require City Council approval. The City Engineer shall report annually to the City Council on all waiver of fees. (Ord. 1184 § 2 (part), 1995)