Chapter 22G.030
LAND USE AND DEVELOPMENT FEES

Sections:

22G.030.010    Purpose.

22G.030.020    General fee structure.

22G.030.010 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to establish a comprehensive schedule of fees for various applications and permits authorized pursuant to MMC Title 22.

It is also the purpose of this chapter to consolidate the various fees for applications into one single chapter and to provide for a schedule of fees which make it possible to locate and identify within one section of the city’s code the applicable fees for certain applications and permits. (Ord. 2852 § 10 (Exh. A), 2011).

22G.030.020 General fee structure.

The community development department is authorized to charge and collect the following fees:

Type of Activity

Fee

Land Use Review Fees

Administrative approval (bed and breakfast, accessory dwelling unit, or similar request)

$250.00

Annexation:

Under 10 acres

$250.00

Over 10 acres

$750.00

Appeals (quasi-judicial):

For activity that requires a hearing for the primary project action

$250.00

For activity that would not have required a hearing for the primary action

$500.00

Appeals (administrative)

$250.00

Boundary line adjustment (up to two lots)

$500.00

Comprehensive plan amendment:

Map amendment with rezone (under 5 acres)

$2,500

Map amendment with rezone (over 5 acres)

$5,000

Text amendment

$500.00

Conditional use permit (administrative):

Residential

$1,000 + $100.00 for each unit

Group residence or communication facility

$2,500

Commercial (including RV park, churches)

$3,500

Conditional use permit (public hearing)

Administrative fee + $1,500

Critical areas review:

Under 0.50 acre

$250.00

0.51 – 2 acres

$500.00 (+ peer review costs if applicable)

2.01 – 10 acres

$1,500 (+ peer review costs if applicable)

10.01 – 20 acres

$2,500 (+ peer review costs if applicable)

20.01 – 50 acres

$3,500 (+ peer review costs if applicable)

50.01+ acres

$5,000 (+ peer review costs if applicable)

EIS preparation and review

All direct, indirect costs and materials ($135.00/hour for staff time)

Lot status determination:

Readily verifiable with documents submitted by applicant

$50.00

Requires research and detailed document evaluation and confirmation

$200.00

Modifications:

 

Minor

$500.00

Major

$500.00 or 30 percent of the applicable land use review fee, whichever is greater (excludes any lot or unit fee)

Miscellaneous reviews not otherwise listed

$120.00/hour

Preapplication review fee

$350.00 (fee will be credited upon application submittal if filed within 90 days of the preapplication meeting)

Rezone:

Commercial (plus site plan charges if combined with project level review)

$2,500

PRD and mixed use overlay (plus site plan or subdivision charges)

$2,500

SEPA checklist:

Residential (1 – 9 lots or dwelling units)

$350.00

Residential (10 – 20 lots or dwelling units)

$500.00

Residential (21 – 100 lots)

$1,000

Residential (greater than 100 lots or units)

$1,500

Commercial/industrial (0 – 2 acres)

$350.00

Commercial/industrial (2 – 20 acres)

$750.00

Commercial/industrial (greater than 20 acres)

$1,500

Shoreline permit (administrative review)

$1,000

Shoreline permit, shoreline conditional use permit, or shoreline variance permit with public hearing

$5,000

Site plan review (commercial, multifamily, PRD, master plan):

Under 0.50 acre

$500.00 + $50.00/lot or unit

0.51 – 2 acres

$750.00 + $50.00/lot or unit

2.01 – 10 acres

$2,000 + $50.00/lot or unit

10.01 – 20 acres

$5,000 + $45.00/lot or unit

20.01+ acres

$7,500 + $40.00/lot or unit

Site/subdivision plan review (with utility availability for county projects):

Under 0.50 acre

$500.00

0.51 – 2 acres

$750.00

2.01 – 10 acres

$2,000

10.01+ acres

$5,000

Subdivisions:

Preliminary binding site plan (commercial, industrial)

$5,000 + $100.00/lot or unit

Preliminary plat

$5,000 + $100.00/lot or unit

Preliminary short plat

$3,000 + $100.00/lot or unit

Final binding site plan, plat or short plat

$1,000 + $100.00/lot or unit

Subdivision time extension requests

$200.00

Temporary use permit

$50.00

Transitory accommodations permit

$500.00

Variance (quasi-judicial decision – zoning, utility)

$500.00

Zoning code text amendment

$500.00

Fast-track overtime (when authorized by both the department and applicant, for project reviews prioritized on overtime basis)

$165.00/hour for overtime worked, in addition to regular project review fees

Engineering Review and Construction Inspection Fees

Engineering construction plan review:

Residential (full plan sets – roads, drainage, utilities)

$225.00/lot or unit (for duplex or condominium projects), $2,000 minimum for first two reviews, $120.00/hour for each subsequent review

Residential (partial construction review – i.e., utilities, grading)

$100.00/lot or unit (for duplex or condominium projects), $1,000 minimum for first two reviews

Multiple residential/commercial/industrial

$250.00 administrative base fee + $135.00/hour

Engineering, design and development standards modifications/variances (administrative)

$250.00

Miscellaneous reviews not otherwise listed, and hourly rate from January 1, 2005, for projects initiated prior to 2005 (prior rates charged for hours worked prior to 2005)

$120.00/hour

Fast-track overtime (when authorized by both the department and applicant, for project reviews prioritized on overtime basis)

$165.00/hour for overtime worked, in addition to regular project review fees

Construction Inspection Fees

Security for performance/security for maintenance fee

$20.00/lot or unit, with a minimum amount being $250.00

Inspection for water, sewer, storm, street improvements associated with approved residential construction plans

$250.00/lot or unit (for duplex or condominium projects), $2,000 minimum

Inspection for utilities only (residential)

$100.00/lot or unit (for duplex or condominium projects), $1,000 minimum

Multiple residential/commercial/industrial

$250.00 administrative base fee + $135.00/hour

Right-of-way permit

$250.00

Miscellaneous reviews and inspections not otherwise listed, and hourly rate from January 2005 for projects initiated prior to 2005 (prior rates charged for hours worked prior to 2005)

$120.00/hour

Fast-track overtime (when authorized by both the department and applicant, for project reviews and inspections prioritized on overtime basis)

$165.00/hour for overtime worked, in addition to regular project inspection fees

Impact Fee Administration Charge

School impact fee administrative charge

$50.00/single-family or duplex, or $100.00/apartment building

(Ord. 3021 § 3, 2016; Ord. 2981 § 36, 2015; Ord. 2923 § 5 (Exh. C), 2013; Ord. 2852 § 10 (Exh. A), 2011).