Development Impact Fee Deferral Program

Eligible Development Impact Fees

The following fees are eligible for a deferral under the terms and conditions of this program:

  • Capital Facilities Fee;
  • Affordable Housing Fee;
  • Citywide Roadway Fee; and
  • Citywide Fire Fee (subject to approval from Cosumnes Community Services District)

All Fee Deferrals must be secured by one of the following:

  • Assigned passbook or certificate of deposit;
  • Irrevocable letter of credit;
  • Surety bond;
  • Lien against the property;
  • Negotiable securities if approved by the City Council; or
  • Reservation of funds within the escrow account of the senior lender.

Market-Rate Single-Family & Multifamily Residential Projects

  • Fees may be deferred to the close of escrow for each individual lot (only if the security provided is a lien on the property and the City is the senior lien holder) or 24 months, whichever is earlier.

Commercial Projects 

  • Fees may be deferred to a period of no more than 5 years from the date of permit issuance.
  • The first three (3) years (36 months) of any deferral period may be interest-free and payment-free; repayment would begin at the beginning of the 4th year.

Other Requirements for All Projects

  • Applicants for a Fee Deferral must have an approved project, defined as a project that has received final discretionary action by the City Council including completion of all environmental compliance requirements.
  • No building permits will be issued until all fees are paid; OR a fee deferral agreement has been executed.
  • Applicants are responsible to abide by prevailing wage laws, which apply to construction projects funded with public funds (See AB975).
  • For more information about this program, please call the City of Elk Grove Fee Deferral Program Coordinator at (916) 683-7111.


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