STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEES
67-8209. Credits. (1) In the calculation of development impact fees for a particular project, credit or reimbursement shall be given for the present value of any construction of system improvements or contribution or dedication of land or money required by a governmental entity from a developer for system improvements of the category for which the development impact fee is being collected, including such system improvements paid for pursuant to a local improvement district. Credit or reimbursement shall not be given for project improvement.
(2) In the calculation of development impact fees for a particular project, credit shall be given for the present value of all tax and user fee revenue generated by the developer, within the service area where the impact fee is being assessed and used by the governmental agency for system improvements of the category for which the development impact fee is being collected. If the amount of credit exceeds the proportionate share for the particular project, the developer shall receive a credit on future impact fees for the amount in excess of the proportionate share. The credit may be applied by the developer as an offset against future impact fees only in the service area where the credit was generated.
(3) If a developer is required to construct, fund or contribute system improvements in excess of the development project’s proportionate share of system improvement costs, including such system improvements paid for pursuant to a local improvement district, the developer shall receive a credit on future impact fees or be reimbursed at the developer’s choice for such excess construction, funding or contribution from development impact fees paid by future development which impacts the system improvements constructed, funded or contributed by the developer(s) or fee payer.
(4) If credit or reimbursement is due to the developer pursuant to this section, the governmental entity shall enter into a written agreement with the fee payer, negotiated in good faith, prior to the construction, funding or contribution. The agreement shall provide for the amount of credit or the amount, time and form of reimbursement.
[67-8209, added 1992, ch. 282, sec. 1, p. 871; am. 1996, ch. 366, sec. 6, p. 1235; am. 1999, ch. 291, sec. 10, p. 730; am. 2002, ch. 347, sec. 5, p. 991.]