2022 Housing Fee Update

August 17, 2022 Town Council Meeting

The Town Council approved an increase in the housing mitigation fees in response to the increase in the California Construction Cost Index (CCCI) which has increased 13.4% over the past year. Please review Town Council Resolution 2022-68 as well as the staff report which is available on the Town's website here.

Use Category

Use Types


Additional Information


Single family homes, multi-family (MF) units



$7,280 per unit

Exemptions include additions, RMF-1 Zone MF projects of 4 or fewer units where average habitable s.f. does not exceed 1,300 per unit, legal secondary units, and apartments


Hotels, motels


$4,854 per room

Room = a hotel or motel key

Fee includes accessory uses in a lodging project (e.g., retail, restaurant, conference, etc.) 



General retail, bars, cafés, restaurants, coffee shops


$2.67 per gross square foot

Any non-residential development that would not contribute new demand for employment or housing (e.g., replacement of an existing use or addition on non-habitable s.f.) or would generate no more than one total new employee is exempt


Offices providing accounting, advertising, architectural, counseling, research, graphic design, interior design, legal, and/or similar services


$2.67 per gross square foot

Light Industrial

Manufacturing, recycling facility


$1.33 per gross square foot

Service Uses

Banks, day care centers, maintenance services, medical services, personal services


$2.67 per gross square foot