Chapter 4A.01
IMPACT FEES – AUTHORITY AND PURPOSE

Sections:

4A.01.010    Title.

4A.01.020    Purpose.

4A.01.030    Authority.

4A.01.010 Title.

Title 4A shall be officially cited as the Pierce County Impact Fee requirements. (Ord. 2016-51s § 1 (part), 2016; Ord. 96-105S2 § 1 (part), 1996)

4A.01.020 Purpose.

This Title is intended to assist in the implementation of the Comprehensive Plan for Pierce County and to help achieve the goals and objectives of the Land Use and Capital Facilities elements, which address impact fees "for schools, parks, and, if appropriate, roads." This Title provides for an impact fee on new development within unincorporated Pierce County, to assure that new development bears a proportionate share of the cost of capital expenditures necessary to meet the demands for County public facilities related to the new development, including school facilities, park system facilities, and roads.

Payment of any schools, parks and/or traffic impact fees imposed under this Title shall be sufficient to satisfy the relevant County requirements for system improvements for schools; parks; and traffic.

(Ord. 2016-51s § 1 (part), 2016; Ord. 2006-60s § 1 (part), 2006; Ord. 96-122S § 1 (part), 1996; Ord. 96-105S2 § 1 (part), 1996)

4A.01.030 Authority.

This Title is enacted pursuant to the Washington State Growth Management Act (Chapter 17, Laws of 1990, 1st Extraordinary Session), and Chapter 32 Laws of 1991, 1st Special Session, RCW 82.02.050 to 82.02.100, as now in existence or as hereafter amended. (Ord. 2016-51s § 1 (part), 2016; Ord. 96-105S2 § 1 (part), 1996)