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17.88.090 Local Transportation Infrastructure Charge Required.

(Added by Ordinance No. 187681, effective May 13, 2016.)

A.  An applicant for a new, single-family, residential, building permit for a project of one or two units or for approval to create multiple lots other than as part of a subdivision on real property within a single-family residential zone must pay a Local Transportation Infrastructure Charge.

B.  The Bureau of Transportation will assess a Local Transportation Infrastructure Charge according to the total number of linear feet of unimproved street frontage.  The charge will be based on the average, location-specific, actual cost to the City to build local street improvements to City standards at the time of application.

C.  Payment of a Local Transportation Infrastructure Charge will exempt the property subject to the application from future Local Transportation Infrastructure Charges.

D.  Local Transportation Infrastructure Charges will be collected and administered by the Bureau of Transportation.  The Director of the Bureau of Transportation may establish rules and procedures for the Local Transportation Infrastructure Charge.

E.  An applicant may not appeal under Chapter 17.06 of this Code the City’s calculation of a Local Transportation Infrastructure Charge.