When you pay these substantial fees,
know where the money goes and when
you should object
Impact fees have become a significant
cost of doing business for builders and
developers throughout the nation.
To help builders understand the issues
involved, the National Associat
i o n o f H o m e B u i l d e r s r e c e n t l y
published the Impact Fee Manual. The
following information is adapted, with
NAHB's permission, from the Manual.
What are Impact Fees?
Impact fees can be levied on various
types of development, including subdivision,
commercial, and industrial
projects. Unlike subdivision exactions
(where a developer is required to dedicate
land to public use