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May 21, 2002 Public Hearing:

  1. PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FEES AND TOXICS MANAGEMENT FEES

Recommendation:  The following proposed fees are calculated to provide funds to cover increased costs including a 4% cost-of-living adjustment for Fiscal Year 2002, and a projected cost-of-living adjustment of 5% for Fiscal Year 2003:

 

Service Increase
  • Building Permits, Plan Check and related services

9%
  • New technology enhancement fee

5% of building permit 
  • Residential Rental Inspection program
     

Deleting two sections; see Housing Dept. fee schedule 

  • Engineering (except the fees listed below)

14% 
  • Abandonment of an easement 

From $587 to $3,990
  • Abandonment of streets, etc.

From $2,358 to $6,840
  • Trench excavations in-lieu fee

From $1 per sq. ft. to $3.00 per sq. ft.         
  • Encroachment Permit Inspection

From $72 per hr. to $95 per hour
  • Annual Permit Ė Franchised Utility Company - EBMUD
     

No change
  • Zoning and Landmarks and Condominium 
    Conversions (except the fees listed below)

  9%
  • Initiation of Landmarks Review

Set by Landmarks Preservation Ord.
  • Design Review   

Restructure fees as below:

 

Project Valuation

Administratively Approved

Design Review Commission Level Review

At or below $50,000

$436

$818

Between $50,001 and $1,999,999

$700

$1,350

Between $2,000,000 and $4,999,999

$1,300

$2,550

$5,000,000 or above

$100 per hour of a Plannerís time and $100 per hour of an Economic Development senior staff memberís time

$100 per hour of a Plannerís time and $100 per hour of an Economic Development senior staff memberís time
 

  • Toxics Management

  • Staff hourly rate 

11%  
  • Hazardous waste fees

33%  
  • Annual tank fees for the first underground Tank, except for waste oil and emergency Fuel tanks.  

from $590 to $1,200  

For further information contact Laura Allen, 705-8133 or Danita Spencer, 705-8106


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City Clerk Department
2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley, California  94704
Telephone (510) 981-6900; TDD (510) 981-6903; Fax (510) 981-6901
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
E-mail:
clerk@ci.berkeley.ca.us
Graphic: New Information Note: Some City buildings and services will be closed to the public on holidays and reduced services days. Access the City's Holiday and Reduced Service Days Schedule.