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Impact Fees


For information regarding fees related to Water and Wastewater, please visit the Water Utilities Department page or contact 863.834.8316.

For information regarding fees related to Polk County, please visit the Polk County website.


 

City of Lakeland Impact Fee Schedules 

  • Transportation
    LAND USE UNIT OF MEASURE CURRENT FEE ADOPTED FEE EFFECTIVE 3/1/2020
    RESIDENTIAL:
     Single-Family Detached  Dwelling Unit $2,839 $4,316
     Multi-Family Dwelling Unit $1,567 $1,837
     Mobile Home Dwelling Unit  $1,042 $1,579
    LODGING:
     Hotel/Motel Room $1,164 $1,671
    RECREATION:    
     Golf Course  Hole $9,654 $14,574
     Movie Theater Screen $11,680 $18,318
    INSTITUTIONS:    
     Elementary School (Private)  Student $130 $262
     Middle School (Private) Student $242 $300
     High School (Private) Student $264 $322
     University/Junior College; 7,500 or fewer students   (Private) Student $605 $658
     University/Junior College; More than 7,500 students   (Private) Student $420 $489
     Hospital 1,000 sq. ft. $3,669 $3,669
     Nursing Home Bed $306 $383
     Public/Institutional 1,000 sq. ft. $1,980 $1,980
     Adult Day Care Bed $166 $246
     Funeral Home 1,000 sq. ft. $4,171 $4,116
    OFFICE: 
     General Office 1,000 sq. ft. $2,501 $2,516
     Medical Office/Clinic 1,000 sq. ft. $6,916 $6,916
    RETAIL:
     Retail Commercial  1,000 sq. ft. $4,836 $6,096
     Fast Food Restaurant w/ Drive-Thru (Stand-alone) 1,000 sq. ft. $34,951 $46,934
     Convenience Store w/ Gas Pumps: <2,000 sq. ft.  Fuel P.O.S. $10,626 $8,191
     Convenience Store w/ Gas Pumps: 2,000-2,999 sq. ft.  Fuel P.O.S. $7,702 $7,702
     Convenience Store w/ Gas Pumps: 3,000+ sq. ft.  Fuel P.O.S. $6,356 $8,245
     Self-Service Car Wash Service Bay $3,721 $5,333
    INDUSTRIAL:
     High-Tech Assembly and Distribution 1,000 sq. ft. $326 $776
     Manufacturing/Industrial 1,000 sq. ft. $450 $604
     Wholesale/Warehouse 1,000 sq. ft. $697 $841
     Mini-Warehouse 1,000 sq. ft. $21 $455

     

  • Fire
    LAND USE  UNIT OF MEASURE CURRENT FEE ADOPTED FEE EFFECTIVE 3/1/2020
    RESIDENTIAL:     
    Single-Family Detached Dwelling Unit $486 $398
    Multi-Family Dwelling Unit $367 $281
    Mobile Home Dwelling Unit $228 $200
    Hotel/Motel Room $202 $214
    Congregate Care Facility Dwelling Unit $253 $290
    Nursing Home/Assisted Living Facility (ALF) Bed $205 $324
    NON-RESIDENTIAL:     
    Industrial 1,000 sq. ft. $131 $87
    Office 1,000 sq. ft.  $287 $253
    Retail/Commercial 1,000 sq. ft. $594 $430
    Recreational 1,000 sq. ft. $603 $513
    Institutional 1,000 sq. ft. $287 $267
    Hospital 1,000 sq. ft. $390 $368
    Funeral Home 1,000 sq. ft. $219 $193
    Mini-Warehouse 1,000 sq. ft. $17 $12

     

  • Law
    LAND USE UNIT OF MEASURE CURRENT FEE ADOPTED FEE EFFECTIVE 3/1/2020
    RESIDENTIAL:     
    Single-Family Detached Dwelling Unit $563 $580
    Multi-Family Dwelling Unit $425 $409
    Mobile Home Dwelling Unit $263 $292
    Hotel/Motel Room $234 $312
    Congregate Care Facility Dwelling Unit $293 $422
    Nursing Home/Assisted Living Facility (ALF) Bed $237 $473
    NON-RESIDENTIAL:
    Industrial 1,000 sq. ft. $151 $127
    Office 1,000 sq. ft. $332 $369
    Retail/Commercial 1,000 sq. ft. $688 $627
    Recreational 1,000 sq. ft. $698 $748
    Institutional 1,000 sq. ft. $332 $389
    Hospital 1,000 sq. ft. $451 $536
    Funeral Home 1,000 sq. ft. $253 $282
    Mini-Warehouse 1,000 sq. ft. $20 $17

     

  • Parks & Recreation
    LAND USE UNIT OF MEASURE CURRENT FEE ADOPTED FEE EFFECTIVE 3/1/2020
    RESIDENTIAL:     
    Single-Family Detached Dwelling Unit $3,299 $3,333
    Multi-Family Dwelling Unit $2,484 $2,491
    Mobile Home Dwelling Unit $1,537 $1,673
    ALF/Congregate Care Facility Dwelling Unit $1,537 $1,752

     

Impact Fee Schedule Examples

  • Single Family (detached)
    FEE UNIT RATE (per dwelling unit) UNITS CURRENT TOTAL APPROVED RATE / CITY EFFECTIVE 3/1/20 / COUNTY EFFECTIVE 1/1/20
    City Transportation $2,839 1 $2,839.00

    $4,316

    Fire Protection $486 1 $486.00 $398.00
    Law Enforcement $563 1 $563.00 $580.00
    Parks and Recreation $3,299 1 $3,299.00 $3,333.00
    TOTAL CITY     $7,187.00 $8,627.00
    County Transportation $2,155 1 $2,155.00 $2,380.00
    County Education System $5,242 1 $5,242.00 $6,598.00
    County EMS $66 1 $66.00 $76.00
    County Correctional $194 1 $194.00 $220.00
    TOTAL COUNTY     $7,657.00 $9,274.00
    TOTAL     $14,844.00 $17,901.00

     *Plus $1,200 County Education 7/1/2021 & 1/1/2023

  • Multi-family (incl. townhome, duplex, apartments)
    FEE UNIT RATE (per dwelling unit) UNITS CURRENT TOTAL APPROVED UNIT RATE APPROVED RATE / CITY EFFECTIVE 3/1/20 / COUNTY EFFECTIVE 1/1/20
    City Transportation $1,567 100  $156,700 $1,837 $183,700
    Fire Protection $367 100  $36,700 $281 $28,100
    Law Enforcement $425 100  $425 $409 $40,900
    Parks and Recreation $2,484 100  $2,484 $2,491 $249,100
    TOTAL CITY  $4,843   $484,300 $5,018 $501,800
    County Transportation $1,351 100  $135,100 $1,564 $156,400
    County Education System $3,348 100  $334,800 $8,033 $803,300
    County EMS $51 100  $5,100 $56 $5,600
    County Correctional $120 100  $12,000 $163 $16,300
    TOTAL COUNTY  $4,870   $487,000 $9,816 $981,600
    TOTAL     $971,300    $1,483,400

     

  • Mobile Home
    FEE UNIT RATE (per dwelling unit) UNITS CURRENT TOTAL APPROVED RATE / CITY EFFECTIVE 3/1/20 / COUNTY EFFECTIVE 1/1/20
    City Transportation $1,042 1 $1,042.00 $1,579.00
    Fire Protection $228 1 $228.00 $200.00
    Law Enforcement $263 1 $263.00 $292.00
    Parks and Recreation $1,537 1 $1,537.00 $1,673.00
    TOTAL CITY     $3,070 $3,744
    County Transportation $781 1 $781.00 $877.00
    County Education System $4,243 1 $4,243.00 $673.00
    County EMS $53 1 $53.00 $55.00
    County Correctional $103 1 $103.00 $161.00
    TOTAL COUNTY     $5,180.00 $1,766
    TOTAL     $8,250.00 $5,510.00

     

  • Office 10,000 sf building
    FEE UNIT RATE (per 1,000 sf) UNITS CURRENT TOTAL APPROVED UNIT RATE / CITY EFFECTIVE 3/1/20 / COUNTY EFFECTIVE 1/1/20 APPROVED TOTAL / CITY EFFECTIVE 3/1/20 / COUNTY EFFECTIVE 1/1/20
    City Transportation $2,501 10,000 $25,010 $2,516 $25,160
    Fire Protection $287 10,000 $2,870 $253 $2,530
    Law Enforcement $332 10,000 $3,320 $369 $3,690
    TOTAL CITY  $3,120   $31,200 $3,138 $31,380
    County Transportation $2,237 10,000 $22,370 $2,356 $23,560
    County EMS $71 10,000 $710 $49 $490
    County Correctional $270 10,000 $2,700 $141 $1,410
    TOTAL COUNTY $2,578   $25,780 $2,546 $25,460
    TOTAL  $5,698   $56,980 $5,684 $56,840

     

  • Retail/Commercial 4,000 sf building
    FEE UNIT RATE (per 1,000 sf) UNITS CURRENT TOTAL APPROVED UNIT RATE / CITY EFFECTIVE 3/1/20 / COUNTY EFFECTIVE 1/1/20 APPROVED TOTAL / CITY EFFECTIVE 3/1/20 / COUNTY EFFECTIVE 1/1/20
    City Transportation $4,836 4,000 $19,344 $6,096 $24,384
    Fire Protection $594 4,000 $2,376 $430 $1,720
    Law Enforcement $688 4,000 $2,752 $627 $2,508
    TOTAL CITY  $6,118   $24,472 $7,153 $28,612
    County Transportation $3,808 4,000 $15,232 $3,536 $14,144
    County EMS $93 4,000 $372 $78 $312
    County Correctional $382 4,000 $1,528 $224 $896
    TOTAL COUNTY  $4,283   $17,132 $3,838 $15,352
    TOTAL  $10,401   $41,604 $10,991 $43,964

     

  • Fast Food Restaurant (w/ drive thru, stand-alone) 6,000 sf building
    FEE UNIT RATE (per 1,000 sf) UNITS CURRENT TOTAL APPROVED UNIT RATE / CITY EFFECTIVE 3/1/20 / COUNTY EFFECTIVE 1/1/20 APPROVED TOTAL / CITY EFFECTIVE 3/1/20 / COUNTY EFFECTIVE 1/1/20
    City Transportation $34,951 6,000 $209,706 $46,934 $281,604
    Fire Protection $594 6,000 $3,564 $430 $2,580
    Law Enforcement $688 6,000 $4,128 $627 $3,762
    TOTAL CITY  $36,233   $217,398 $47,991 $287,946
    County Transportation $3,808 6,000 $22,848 $3,536 $21,216
    County EMS $93 6,000 $558 $78 $468
    County Correctional $382 6,000 $2,292 $224 $1,344
    TOTAL COUNTY  $4,283   $25,698 $3,838 $23,028
    TOTAL  $40,516   $243,096 $51,829 $310,974

     

  • Manufacturing/Industrial 150,000 sf building
    FEE UNIT RATE (per 1,000 sf) UNITS CURRENT TOTAL APPROVED UNIT RATE / CITY EFFECTIVE 3/1/20 / COUNTY EFFECTIVE 1/1/20 APPROVED TOTAL / CITY EFFECTIVE 3/1/20 / COUNTY EFFECTIVE 1/1/20
    City Transportation $450 150,000 $67,500 $604 $90,600
    Fire Protection $131 150,000 $19,650 $87 $13,050
    Law Enforcement $151 150,000 $22,650 $127 $19,050
    TOTAL CITY  $732   $109,800 $818 $122,700
    County Transportation $666 150,000 $99,900 $855 $128,250
    County EMS $11 150,000 $1,650 $21 $3,150
    County Correctional $60 150,000 $9,000 $59 $8,850
    TOTAL COUNTY  $737   $110,550 $935 $140,250
    TOTAL  $1,469   $220,350 $1,753 $262,950

     

  • Warehouse 150,000 sf building
    FEE UNIT RATE (per 1,000 sf) UNITS CURRENT TOTAL APPROVED UNIT RATE / CITY EFFECTIVE 3/1/20 / COUNTY EFFECTIVE 1/1/20 APPROVED TOTAL / CITY EFFECTIVE 3/1/20 / COUNTY EFFECTIVE 1/1/20
    City Transportation $697 150,000 $104,550 $841 $126,210
    Fire Protection $131 150,000 $19,650 $87 $13,050
    Law Enforcement $151 150,000 $22,650 $127 $19,050
    TOTAL CITY  $979   $146,850 $1,055 $158,310
    County Transportation $709 150,000 $106,350 $796 $119,400
    County EMS $11 150,000 $1,650 $21 $3,150
    County Correctional $60 150,000 $9,000 $59 $8,850
    TOTAL COUNTY  $780   $117,000 $876 $131,400
    TOTAL  $1,759   $263,850 $1,931 $289,710

     

  • Accessory Dwelling Unit
    FEE UNIT RATE UNITS CURRENT TOTAL APPROVED UNIT RATE APPROVED RATE / CITY EFFECTIVE 3/1/20 / COUNTY EFFECTIVE 1/1/20
    Fire Protection (multi-family rate) $367 1 $367 $281 $281
    Law Enforcement (multi-family rate) $425 1 $425 $409 $409
    County EMS (multi-family rate) $51 1 $51 $56 $56
    TOTAL     $843   $746

     

The City of Lakeland and the Polk County Board of County Commissioners entered into an Interlocal Agreement designating the Core Improvement Area.  The Core Improvement Area includes the Downtown Community Redevelopment Area, a portion of the Midtown Community Redevelopment Area, and the City's historic districts.  Within this area of the City, the County and City of Lakeland exempts development including construction, alteration or expansion of any structure from all non-utility impact fees.

 

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