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    Development Impact

      Under the authority of Government Code 66000 et seq. (AB 1600), which allows local jurisdictions to establish Land Development Fees, the County of Santa Barbara has adopted several fee programs to fund needed public infrastructure. Some of the established fee programs are imposed countywide, while others apply to specific geographical areas (e.g., community planning area) within the County.

      Development Impact Fees are imposed on new development to pay for their fair share of the construction costs associated with added public infrastructure (roads, parks, library, etc.) needed to serve the development.

      *not including Goleta and Orcutt Plannning Areas.

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