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Land Use Fee Schedule - Effective April 2004 (Revised Nov. 2008)

LAND USE FEE SCHEDULE

(Effective April 24, 2004)
Revised November 2008

ANNEXATION: At the time of filing a petition for annexation to the City of Alamogordo, the petitioner shall pay the City a non-refundable filing fee of $400.00 to cover the costs of publication, recordation and other expenses. [Sec. 2-01-030(a) & Sec. 2-01-030(a) (2), Code of Ordinances].

CERTIFICATE OF ZONING: At the time of filing a request for a certificate of zoning classification (include the full legal description and street address of the property plus any special circumstances), the applicant shall pay the City a non-refundable fee of $50.00 for each parcel being certified to cover the cost of reproduction, mailing and other expenses. [Sec. 2-01-030(j), Code of Ordinances].

CHANGE OF STREET NAME: At the time of filing an application to change the name of a street, the applicant shall pay the City a non-refundable filing fee of $150.00 to cover the costs of publication, administration and other expenses. If the application is approved by the City Commission, the applicant shall pay an additional non-refundable fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) for each intersection of the street, the name of which is changed, within thirty (30) days after approval. Failure to pay the additional fee will result in automatic revocation of approval by the City Commission. [Sec. 2-01-030(b), Code of Ordinances].

DEDICATION: At the time of filing any application for acceptance of any dedication of any utility or other public easement, the applicant shall pay the City a non-refundable filing fee of $150.00 for each easement dedicated to cover the costs of publication, recordation and other expenses. Street dedications shall be processed as subdivisions and fees paid as noted in Section 2-01-030(f). [Sec. 25-15(a), Code of Ordinances].

MOBILE HOME PARK/RECREATION PARK – DEVELOPMENT PLAN: Before any mobile home park or recreational park is established and at least 30 days before the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting at which the plan is to be considered, the applicant shall pay the City a non-refundable filing fee of $150.00 to cover the costs of administration and other expenses. [Sec. 25-15(a), Code of Ordinances, Ordinance 1164, 11-12-02].

PUBLIC HEARING DEFERMENT: When an applicant requests a postponement of a public hearing for which publication has already been completed, the applicant shall reimburse the City for actual costs incurred for re-notification and/or publication. City Commission action on any public hearing item shall not be final until payment in full has been made to the City. Non-payment will result in a lien being filed against the property by the City. [Sec. 2-01-030(k), Code of Ordinances].

SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT: At the time of filing an application for a special event permit, within a zone district which does not allow the proposed use, the applicant shall pay the City a non-refundable filing fee of $150.00 to cover the costs of publication, administration and other expenses. [Sec. 2-01-030(i), Code of Ordinances].

SPECIAL PERMIT: At the time of filing any application for a special permit, including a special permit for extraordinary location of a mobile home, the applicant shall pay the City a non-refundable filing fee of $150.00 to cover the costs of publication, mailing, administration and other expenses. [Sec. 2-01-030(d), Sec. 25-01-020(b), Sec. 29-05-040, Code of Ordinances].

SUBDIVISIONS: Applicants for approval of subdivisions shall pay a non-refundable filing fee to the City to cover the costs of publication, administration, and other expenses in the following amounts:

      Type of Procedure                  Amount

Pre-application review…………………$ 25.00

Preliminary review…………………......$150.00 plus $2.50 per lot

Final/re-plat/re-subdivision review.......$250.00 plus $5.00 per lot

Certificate of survey…………………... $ 25.00

Summary subdivision………………….$150.00 plus $5.00 per lot

(existing or resulting lot, whichever is greater) [Sec. 2-01-030(f) & Chapter 22, Code of Ordinances].

VACATION: At the time of filing an application to vacate any plat or easement in whole or in part, the applicant shall pay the City a non-refundable filing fee of $150.00 to cover the costs of publication, administration and other expenses. [Sec. 2-01-030(g), Code of Ordinances].

VARIANCE: At the time of filing an application for a variance from strict application of the zoning regulations, the applicant shall pay the City a non-refundable filing fee of $150.00 to cover the costs of publication, administration and other expenses. [Sec. 2-01-030(h) & Sec. 21-02-130©, Sec. 29-01-070, & Sec. 29-01-080, Code of Ordinances].

VIOLATION CORRECTION FEE: At the time of filing an application to correct a situation where work began before an approved permit was issued or for any work altered contrary to adopted code after a permit was legally issued (to include but not limited to special land use, temporary structure, variance, and/or rezoning cases) a non-refundable fee in the amount of ten (10) times the standard for the type of case will be due and payable to the City at the time that a corrective application is submitted. [Sec. 2-01-030(l), Code of Ordinances].

ZONING/REZONING: At the time of filing an application for zoning, the applicant shall pay the City a non-refundable filing fee for each district change requested to cover the costs of publication, administration and other expenses, as follows:

    *   Less than ½ acre: $400.00

    *   ½ acre to less than five acres: $415.00 for first acre, plus $15.00 for each additional acre or portion

    *   5 acres to less than 20 acres: $475.00 for first 5 acres, plus $10.00 for each additional acre or portion

   *   20 acres or more: $625.00 for first 20 acres, plus $5.00 for each additional acre or portion.

[Sec. 2-01-030(c) & Sec. 29-01-020, Code of Ordinances].


For more information or questions regarding Land Use Fee's, please contact the Planning & Zoning Department at (575)439-4220.