Traffic Engineering Fees

Effective August 1st, 2010

The Public Works Transportation Division charges fees for residential and commercial development plans submitted to the City of Berkeley Permit Service that require a traffic engineering review.  The fees are as follows:

SERVICE FEE
Applications for residential, commercial, industrial and institutional projects                         

 

Project Valuation

Incremental per $100 value over $3000

Up to $200,000

$90 flat fee

$200,001 – $300,000

$0.18 + $90

$300,001 – $400,000

$0.30 + $90

$400,001 – $500,000

$0.42 + $90

$500,001 – $2,000,000

$0.55 +$90

$2,000,001 – $5,000,000

$0.60 +$90

Over $5,000,000

$0.65 +$90

Miscellaneous Fees for Service:  
Pre-application consultation or walk-in requests for advice $160/hour ($40 minimum under 15 minutes or each additional 15 minutes or fraction thereof
Peer review of traffic impact studies and EIRs submitted by traffic engineering consultants for large development projects $160 per staff hour
Traffic Plan $160 per staff hour
Post-construction traffic monitoring  $160 per staff hour

Administrative Use Permits (when Traffic Engineering review is required)

$480 base fee for up to 3 hours

$160 per hour in excess of first three hours

Use Permits (when Traffic Engineering review is required)

$1,280 base fee for up to 8 hours

$160 per hour in excess of first eight hours

Plan checking in excess of two rounds $160 per hour