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Austin, Tex., Code, § 25-9-326 (current through Mar. 14, 2019)
Brief Summary
This provision allows for installment payments of water impact fees and applies to certain community gardens provided specific conditions are met, including e.g., that paying the full amount of the impact fee at the time a tap permit is approved would cause an undue financial hardship.
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Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Grow
State: Texas
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Austin
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
Yes. This law deals with water and waste water impact fees. § 25-9-311.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
No.
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. "[T]his article applies to new development in the water and wastewater impact fee service area." §25-9-311(A).
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. § 25-9-312.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Yes. The director of the Water and Wastewater Utility is responsible for implementing. § 25-9-321. Administration details regarding assessment, collection and computation of impact fees are described. §§ 25-9-321 to 25-9-326.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
No.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
No.
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
No.
Code context and ordinance history
Section 25-9-326 is located in Title 25. - Land Development, Chapter 25-9. - Water and Wastewater, Article 3. - Water and Wastewater Capital Recovery Fees, Division 2. - Fee Established. History: Ord. 990225-70; Ord. 031211-11.