STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEES
67-8211. Refunds. (1) Any governmental entity which adopts a development impact fee ordinance shall provide for refunds upon the request of an owner of property on which a development impact fee has been paid if:
(a) Service is available but never provided;
(b) A building permit or permit for installation of a manufactured home is denied or abandoned;
(c) The governmental entity, after collecting the fee when service is not available, has failed to appropriate and expend the collected development impact fees pursuant to section 67-8210(4), Idaho Code; or
(d) The fee payer pays a fee under protest and a subsequent review of the fee paid or the completion of an individual assessment determines that the fee paid exceeded the proportionate share to which the governmental entity was entitled to receive.
(2) When the right to a refund exists, the governmental entity is required to send a refund to the owner of record within ninety (90) days after it is determined by the governmental entity that a refund is due.
(3) A refund shall include a refund of interest at one-half (1/2) the legal rate provided for in section 28-22-104, Idaho Code, from the date on which the fee was originally paid.
(4) Any person entitled to a refund shall have standing to sue for a refund under the provisions of this chapter if there has not been a timely payment of a refund pursuant to subsection (2) of this section.
[67-8211, added 1992, ch. 282, sec. 1, p. 872; am. 2002, ch. 347, sec. 7, p. 993.]