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File #: 22-1853    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/30/2022 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/8/2022 Final action: 11/8/2022
Title: Planning and Building Department, Economic Development Division, recommending the Board approve minor revisions to Board of Supervisors Policy J-8, Special District Impact Fee Offset for Non-Residential Business Development, and to update the review date. FUNDING: Transient Occupancy Tax (General Fund).
Attachments: 1. A - Policy J-8, Special District Impact Fee Offset for Non-Residential Business Development - Clean, 2. B - Policy J-8, Special District Impact Fee Offset for Non-Residential Business Development - Redline
Related files: 17-0338, 18-0655, 18-1552
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Planning and Building Department, Economic Development Division, recommending the Board approve minor revisions to Board of Supervisors Policy J-8, Special District Impact Fee Offset for Non-Residential Business Development, and to update the review date.

FUNDING: Transient Occupancy Tax (General Fund).
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
In accordance with Board of Supervisors Policy A-1, Policies, the review date for Board Policies is four (4) years from the approval date or last update. The Planning and Building Department, Economic Development Division (Department), staff have reviewed Board of Supervisors Policy J-8, Special District Impact Fee Offset for Non-Residential Business Development, and are proposing minor revisions to clarify certain criteria and procedures.

On November 7, 2017 (File No. 17-0338, Item No. 37), the Board received an update on the implementation of the Economic Development goal of the County's Strategic Plan and directed the Chief Administrative Officer, Auditor-Controller, and Assessor to return to the Board with recommendations to implement Policy J-7 (Economic Development Incentives), including providing the Chief Administrative Officer the delegated authority to negotiate incentives under specific criteria. Based on this direction, staff from the Chief Administrative Office, Auditor-Controller, and Assessor met and continue to discuss various incentive policies.

On April 24, 2018 (File No. 18-0655, Item No. 44), the Board directed staff to explore options to develop an economic development incentive policy that allows for the County to reimburse non-residential developers for the cost of impact fees established on behalf of special districts (e.g, Fire Districts, Community Service Districts, and Parks & Recreation Districts) related to non-residential development, such as retail/commercial, office, research and development, industrial, agriculture, or warehouse/distribution development, and to return to the Board within...

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