At the regular meeting of the Board of County Commissioners on January 13, 2015, a suspension of impact fees was approved for all residential and commercial building permits applied for on or after February 1, 2015. The suspension is effective for two years. According to Administrative Regulation 13.04-5, the following procedures shall take effect as of February 1:
1. All permits that have been issued and have a signed promissory note prior to the effective date of the suspension of impact fees shall pay the balance of the promissory note prior to the issuance of the Certificate of Occupancy.
2. A Certificate of Occupancy must be obtained within one year of the end of the impact fee suspension for any permits utilizing the suspension of impact fees.
3. On an annual basis, representatives from the Citrus County School District, the City of Inverness, the City of Crystal River and Citrus County shall review the suspension of impact fees to determine their effectiveness, and will provide the results of this review to the Board of County Commissioners.
Citizens are encouraged to visit www.bocc.citrus.fl.us to review the procedures of obtaining a permit, the impact fee schedule, and the corresponding ordinances and Administrative Regulations.For any questions, please contact the Planning & Development Department at 527-5239.