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City Impact Fees

City Impact Fee Guide and Procedures Manual
Revised September 9, 2013

City of Lakeland and Polk County Impact Fee Schedules
Includes moratorium information on County Impact Fees effective Aug 1, 2010 and extended to July 31, 2015.

For information regarding Water and Wastewater Impact Fees contact the Water Utilities Department.

Impact Fee Incentives:

Core Improvement Area Map & Impact Fee Exemptions
Effective January 2008. The Core Improvement Area allows for the exemption of all County and City impact fees, excluding water and wastewater.  The "Core" includes the Downtown Community Redevelopment Area (CRA), the Dixieland CRA and some portions of the Mid Town CRA, as well as all of Lakeland's designated Historic Districts.

Economic Development Impact Fee Mitigation Program
Effective November 2010. A reduction of impact fees to encourage quality job growth in targeted businesses. 

Polk County Impact Fee Programs
Exemption, Reduction, and Deferral Programs of Polk County Impact fees.  (Note: There is a moratorium on County Impact Fees until July 31, 2015, except on the School Facilities Impact Fee.)

These documents are for information purposes only. They are amended and kept up to date to the best of our ability. Recently adopted amendments may not be reflected in this online code.

Impact Fee Studies:

2010 Impact Fee Update Study: Parks & Recreation

2010 Impact Fee Update Study: Fire Protection & Law Enforcement

2010 Impact Fee Update Study Executive Summary:
Parks & Recreation

2010 Impact Fee Update Study Executive Summary:
Fire Protection & Law Enforcement

Impact Fee Study PowerPoint Presentation

2009 Impact Fee Study for Transportation (Based on Polk County)

City Impact Fee Ordinances:

Fire, Law and Parks & Recreation - Ordinance 5173

Transportation - Ordinances 4999 & 5087

Impact Fee Annual Report:

2013 Impact Fee Annual Report