Developer Fees

Developer Fees

On behalf of districts in El Dorado County, EDCOE collects developer fees associated with building permits.

On January 1, 1987, AB 2926 enacted Government Code sections 65995 and 53080, which authorized school districts to levy a developer fee on new construction, for the purpose of paying their required share of school building construction. The fee is levied based on the square footage of residential and commercial/industrial building that takes place in the districts. Below are the district fees, which include both the elementary and high school districts rates, as of August 22, 2016:

Residential Fees for New Construction
School District NameFee Per S. F. of Dwelling Area
Black Oak Mine $2.97
Buckeye $3.36
Camino $3.36
Gold Oak $3.36
Gold Trail $3.36
Indian Diggings $3.36
Lake Tahoe $2.24
Latrobe $3.36
Mother Lode $3.36
Pioneer $3.36
Placerville $3.36
Pollock Pines $3.36
Rescue $3.48
Silver Fork $3.48

Additions - under 500 s.f. that are attached to an existing dwelling will not be assessed a school fee. Dwelling space of any size added to an accessory building will be subject to school fees.

Commercial/Industrial - $.47 - $.56 per s.f.

School fees are collected by the El Dorado County Development Services. Please provide a separate check for school fees made payable to El Dorado County Office of Education (EDCOE).