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Development Fee Update
New Development Fees Effective August 2, 2014

The City of Avondale has updated its development fees to conform with the revised requirements of A.R.S. §9-463.05 which is also known as the Development Fee Enabling Legislation. As required by statute, the City Council conducted all required public hearings for input and discussion on the City's land use assumptions (LUA),  infrastructure improvements plan (IIP) and final calculated fees on the dates listed below:

Date  Description 
 December 5, 2013 Notice of public hearing and release of land use assumptions and IIP
 December 16, 2013 Council work session on land use assumptions and IIP basics 
 February 3, 2014 Public hearing on the land use assumptions and IIP
 March 5, 2014 Adoption of land use assumptions and IIP and notice of intent to adopt development fees 
 April 14, 2014 Public hearing on proposed development fees 
 May 19, 2014 Adoption of updated development fees 
 August 2, 2014 Effective date

All public hearings were held at the Avondale Council Chambers, 11465 W Civic Center Drive, Avondale, AZ 85323
Development Fee Study Documents
 Adopted Land Use Assumptions & IIP - Includes draft development fees - Adopted March 5, 2014
 Full Development Fee Study - Adopted May 19, 2014

Land Use Assumptions

The following documents detail the land use assumptions which include the projections of land uses, densities and population for a ten year period pursuant to the City's general plan as well as other sources as cited in the report.
 Land Use Assumptions Draft Report
 Related Documents:
 Avondale General Plan 2030

 Infrastructure Improvements Plan (IIP)
The following documents detail the City's necessary public services that are the subject of a development fee. The document includes cost calculations to provide an estimate of the costs of infrastructure required to provide the necessary public services to each new development unit.
 Infrastructure Improvements Plan (IIP) Draft Report
 Related Documents:
 Parks, Recreation Facilities and Trails Master Plan
 Transportation Master Plan
 Water Facilities Plans
  Water Resource Master Plan
  Water Infrastructure Master Plan
  Water Master Plan Update 
  Reclaimed Water Use Master Plan
 Wastewater Treatment and Reclaimed Water Facilities Master Plan - Executive Summary

Questions and comments regarding these documents can be directed to David Vaca at: .