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Policy 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.

Background Information

State Texas
Jurisdiction Name Austin
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 800,000+
Legal Strategies
  • Requires something, sets standards
  • Expressly allows something
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Grow;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
No

Health-related goal?
No

Environmental goal?
Yes

This law deals with water and waste water impact fees. § 25-9-311.

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
Yes

"[T]his article applies to new development in the water and wastewater impact fee service area." §25-9-311(A).

Includes definitions?
Yes

§ 25-9-312.

Addresses implementation?
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.

Enforcement provisions?
No

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra 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.