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Summary of City of Oakland Impact Fees

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Transportation, Capital Improvements, and Affordable Housing Impact Fees Summary

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Affordable Housing, Transportation, and Capital Improvements Impact Fees

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Types of projects subject to Impact Fees

  • Affordable Housing Impact Fees
    • New housing units (including single-family, townhome, multi-family, live/work, and work/live units)
  • Transportation and Capital Improvements Impact Fees
    • New housing units (including single family, townhome, multi-family, live/work, and work/live units)
    • New nonresidential projects
    • Nonresidential projects with additional floor area
    • Nonresidential projects with a "Change and Intensification of Use"
  • Jobs/Housing Impact Fees (for projects that are 25,000 square feet or greater)
    • New nonresidential buildings or additions for office or warehouse projects
    • Nonresidential projects with a "Change and Intensification of Use" to an office or warehouse
    • A nonresidential building that is vacant for a year or more that obtains a building permit for an office or warehouse activity
  • Other Existing Impact Fees
    • School Impact Fee (Residential = $3.48 per sf and Commercial = $0.56 per sf)

Administrative Regulations for Impact Fees

City of Oakland Administrative Regulations for the Jobs/Housing Impact FeeCity of Oakland Impact Fee Administrative Regulations and Manual for Affordable Housing, Transportation, & Capital Improvements Impact Fees, dated August 9, 2017