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TITLE 7. PLANNING AND LAND USE [65000 - 66499.58]

  ( Heading of Title 7 amended by Stats. 1974, Ch. 1536. )


  ( Heading of Division 1 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 1536. )

CHAPTER 6. Fees for Development Projects Reconstructed After a Natural Disaster [66010 - 66011]
  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 162, Sec. 1. )


As used in this chapter:

(a) “Development project” means a development project as defined in Section 66000.

(b) “Fee” means a monetary exaction or a dedication, other than a tax or special assessment, which is required by a local agency of the applicant in connection with approval of a development project for the purpose of defraying all or a portion of the cost of public facilities related to the development project, but does not include fees for processing applications for governmental regulatory actions or approvals.

(c) “Local agency” means a local agency, as defined in Section 66000.

(d) “Public facilities” means public facilities, as defined in Section 66000.

(e) “Reconstruction” means the reconstruction of the real property, or portion thereof, where the property after reconstruction is substantially equivalent to the property prior to damage or destruction.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1572, Sec. 18.)


No fee may be applied by a local agency to the reconstruction of any residential, commercial, or industrial development project that is damaged or destroyed as a result of a natural disaster, as declared by the Governor. Any reconstruction of real property, or portion thereof, which is not substantially equivalent to the damaged or destroyed property, shall be deemed to be new construction and only that portion which exceeds substantially equivalent construction may be assessed a fee. The term substantially equivalent, as used in this section, shall have the same meaning as the term in subdivision (c) of Section 70 of the Revenue and Taxation Code.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 162, Sec. 1.)

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