Chapter 4.40
LAND USE APPLICATION REVIEW FEES

4.40.000    Chapter Contents

Sections:

4.40.010    Land use application review fees.

(Ord. 6333 §4; 2004 (reenacted section); Ord. 6333 §3, 2004 (repealed section).

4.40.010 Land use application review fees

A.    Commencing January 1, 2022, the following fee schedule shall be in full force and effect.

Certifications and Appealable Letters

Land Use and Planning Applications1

Independent Confirmation of Critical Areas Report

$825 plus any consultant costs

Wetland Report prepared by City staff

$800 plus any consultant costs

Staff Confirmation Letter for Zoning, Occupancy Status, Flood Hazard, and other similar confirmations

$200

Staff-Researched Letter, Shoreline Permit Exemption, Land Use Approval Time Extension, Legal Lot Determination, or Appealable Opinion2

$460

Actions Independent of Development Review

 

Presubmission Conference

$340

SEPA Review (only)

$480

Variance (staff level)

$300

Variance and/or Reasonable Use Exception (by Examiner)

$1400 + $1,000 Hearing Examiner deposit4

Code and Plan Amendments

 

Comprehensive Plan Amendment (post-screening without rezone)

$2600

Shoreline Program

$3,200

Original Master Plan (Villages & Centers) (See OMC Chapter 18.05)

$3,200 + $ 140 per acre or part thereof + $2,500 Hearing Examiner deposit4

Master Plan Revision

$1,600 + $1,500 Hearing Examiner deposit4

Development Agreement

$4115 + $2,000 Hearing Examiner deposit if referred to examiner4

Zoning and Development Code Maps or Text

$3,200 + if a site-specific rezone, a $1,500 Hearing Examiner deposit4

Annexations

 

Notice of Intent to Annex

$320

Petition to Annex

$4230

Temporary Uses

 

Temporary Use Permit for three or less consecutive days

$150

Temporary Uses for four or more consecutive days

$350

Subdivision Actions

 

Lot Consolidation

$560

Boundary Line Adjustment

$550 plus $160 per boundary line

Preliminary Short or Large-Lot Plat

$1360 + $ 300 per lot

Final Short or Large-lot Plat

$890

Preliminary Full (ten or more lots) Plat

$ 4660+ $ 600 per acre, or part thereof + $2,500 Hearing Examiner deposit4

Final Full (ten or more lots) Plat3

$3880

Binding Site Plan

Any land use review fee; plus sum equivalent to platting fee - latter reduced by 1/2 if concurrent with initial development

Improvements deferral review by Examiner (OMC 17.44.020(E)

$1,800+ $2,000 Hearing Examiner deposit4

Land Use (Site Plan) Review3

 

No new structure to 5,000 square feet new gross floor area

$2700

5,001 to 8,000 square feet of new gross floor area

$4800

8,001 to 16,000 square feet of new gross floor area

$6900

16,000 to 24,000 square feet of new gross floor area

$9300

24,001 or more square feet of new gross floor area

$13100

Supplemental Actions

 

Traffic modeling or distribution by City staff

No charge, except any consultant fees

Additional SEPA Review (WAC 197-11-335)

No charge, except any consultant fees

Environmental Impact Statement

$4300+ preparation at contract rate to be determined

Design Concept Review --Board Level

$1250

Design Details Review-- Board Level

$1250

Design Review--Staff Level

$500

Shoreline Permit (Substantial Development Permit, Shoreline Conditional Use Permit, Shoreline Variance) and Conditional Use Permit Requiring Examiner Review5

$1,500 + $2,000 Hearing Examiner deposit4

Shoreline Permit (Substantial Development Permit, Shoreline Conditional Use Permit, Shoreline Variance) and Conditional Use Permit Requiring Administrative Review5

$900

Wireless Communication Facility -- Requiring Examiner Review

$4,600+ $2,000 Hearing Examiner deposit4 plus any consultant costs of City

Short-Term Rental Permit

$100

Wireless Communication Facility -- Requiring Administrative Review5

$3,700

Modification of an approved application

50% of standard fee plus any Examiner deposit

Impact Fee Appeal to Examiner

$2100 + $500 Hearing Examiner deposit4

Other Appeal to Examiner

$1,300

Appeals to Council (only if authorized)

$500

Request for Reconsideration or Clarification by Examiner (OMC 18.75.060 and 070)

$325 + $500 Hearing Examiner deposit4

Historic Rehabilitation Tax Exemption

 

Commercial

$880

Residential

$260

Technology Fee – applicable to all planning applications

3.9% of planning fee

NOTES:

1.    Additional fees may be applicable, including tree plan and engineering fees.

2.    Staff certification or researched letter fees, and need for third-party consultation are at the discretion of the Planning Manager.

3.    There is no extra charge for Planned Residential Development Approval.

4.    Where Examiner deposit is required, applicant is responsible and required to pay actual Hearing Examiner costs, which may be higher or lower than the deposit amount.

5.    Fee is in addition to any applicable Land Use Review Fee.

(Ord. 7306 §4, 2021; Ord. 7219 §3, 2019; Ord. 7148 §3, 2018; Ord. 7050 §1, 2016; Ord. 7013 §4, 2016; Ord. 6830 §1, 2012; Ord. 6789 §1, 2011; Ord. 6677 §1, 2009; Ord. 6598 §1, 2008; Ord. 6503 §1, 2007; Ord. 6392 §1, 2006; Ord. 6333 §4, 2004 (reenacted section); Ord. 6333 §3, 2004 (repealed section); Ord. 6309 §1, 2004; Ord. 6302 §3, 2004; Ord. 6238 §2, 2002; Ord. 6229 §1, 2002; Ord. 6183 §1, 2002; Ord. 6153 §3, 2001; Ord. 6059 §1, 2000; Ord. 5980 §2, 1999; Ord. 5873 §1, 1999; Ord. 5862 §4, 1998; Ord. 5771 §2, 1998; Ord. 5718 §4, 1997; Ord. 5658 §6, 1996; Ord. 5616 §1, 1996; Ord. 5594 §17, 1996; Ord. 5577 §6, 1995).