User FeesOur User Fee Handbook (2016-2017) (PDF) provides a comprehensive list of User Fees. These fees are adjusted on an annual basis. The table below can assist you with finding specific User Fee categories and points of contact for any fee related questions.
||Fee Summary Sheet
||Point of Contact
|Building and Safety (PDF)
|Community Services (PDF)
||Fire Fee Summary
|Public Works (Land Development) (PDF)
||Public Works Fee Summary
Development FeesOn May 27, 2003, the City Council approved Resolution No. 03-63 (updating Resolution Nos. 97-64 & 98-30) establishing new development impact fees and allowing an annual BCI factor adjustment. For more information and a breakdown, see our Development Impact Fees (PDF) document or click on the tabs below.
Art in Public Places (In Lieu of Fee)
On June 22, 2004, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 04-06 adding Chapter 5.08 to the Temecula Municipal Code for the Public Art Program.
| Residential (Per Unit)
| Residential -Single/ Multi-family
|| 1/10 of 1% of project cost in excess of $100,000
| Commercial (Per Unit)
| Industrial/Business Park/ Retail/ Service/ Office
||1/10 of 1% of project cost in excess of $100,000
Building Valuation $180,000
Excess of $100,000 80,000 ($180,000 - $100,000)
1% 800 ($80,000 x 1%)
10% of 1% 80 ($800 x 10%)
Public Art Fee $ 80
Stephens' Kangaroo Rat Plan Fee (K-Rat)
On August 27, 1996, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 96-17 adding Chapter 8.24 Habitat Conservation Stephens' Kangaroo Rat Mitigation Fees, which became effective September 26, 1996.
| Residential K-RAT Per Dwelling Unit
| Lots greater than 1/2 gross acre
| All other Residential - per gross acre
| Commercial K-RAT
| Commercial per gross acre
| Agriculture per square foot of building
*Not to exceed $500 per acre/ fees for non-profit entities (501(c)(3) tax exempt organizations) shall be reduced by 75%.
Multispecies Habitat Conservation Plan Fee (MSHCP)On January 19, 2007, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 07-01 amending MSHCP Fees Ordinance 03-14 to annually revise fees as calculated by the Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG), based on a CPI factor adjustment.
| Residential Dwelling Units (DU)
|| Fees (Per Dwelling Unit)
| Less than 8.0 DU
| Between 8.1 and 14.0 DU
| Greater than 14.1 DU
| Commercial (Per Acre)
|| Fees (Per Acre)
QUIMBYChapter 16.33 requires developers to dedicate a certain amount of land for parks within the proposed development. The park dedication requirement may be met either by actual dedication of land to the City of land within the development for parks or the payment of a fee in-lieu of the dedication of land, which fee must be used for parks. The in-lieu fee is $310,000 per acre.
Type of Dwelling Average Density/Dwelling Unit
- Single Family Residential (Detached Garage): 3.12
- Single Family Attached (Attached Garage): 2.85
- Multi Family Attached (2-4 Units): 2.48
- Multi Family Attached (5 or More Units): 2.43
- Mobile Homes: 2
- Average Density/Dwelling Unit: 3.12
- Acreage Dedication Factor: 5 (5 acres/1,000 persons)
- Acres/Dwelling Unit: 0.0156 (3.12 x 5)
- Quimby Fee: $4,836 (0.0156 Acres/Dwelling Unit by $310,000/acre
Transportation Uniform Mitigation Fee (TUMF)
As a member agency of the Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG), the City participates in the TUMF Program with Riverside County and 16 other agencies to provide funds for the construction of Roadways, Bridges, and Interchanges of major regional significance in Western Riverside County.
Code & Fees
The City’s TUMF Program is codified in Chapter 15.08 of the Temecula Municipal Code and fees are reviewed and adjusted on an annual basis in accordance with any adjustments made by the WRCOG Executive Committee.
On January 12, 2010, the City Council introduced Ordinance No. 10-02 amending Chapter 15.08 of the Municipal Code and adopted Resolution No. 10-05, which established a revised and updated Fee Schedule in accordance with the “TUMF Nexus Study - 2009 Update.”
| Residential TUMF (Per Unit)
|| Fee (Per Unit)
| Residential - Single Family
| Residential - Multi-family
| Commercial TUMF (Per Square Foot)
|| Fee (Per Square Foot)
| Industrial/Business Park
| Retail Commercial
| Service Commercial (Office)
| Class "A" Office
| Class "B" Office
Uptown Temecula New Streets In-Lieu Fee
Projects within the Uptown Temecula Specific Plan are subject to the Uptown Temecula New Street In-Lieu fees. This fee only applies to projects within the Uptown Temecula Specific Plan.
|Fee||Point of Contact
|Development Impact Fees (DIF)
||Development Processing Coordinator
|Public Art Fees
||Community Services Department
|TUMF||Public Works Department
|MSHCP, QUIMBY, and/or K-RAT
||Development Processing Coordinator
|Uptown Temecula In-Lieu||Development Processing Coordinator||951-693-3926|