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A. Applications for zoning amendments, hillside density waivers, written certification of zoning, promotional event permits, and specific plans shall be accompanied by appropriate fees as determined from the following schedule:

1. Fees.

1.

Rezoning to RE-35, R1-18, R1-10, R1-8, R1-6, S-1 and MUA

$1,515.00 plus $135.00 per acre or portion thereof

2.

Rezoning to R-2, R-3, R-3A,

$2,655.00 plus $210.00 per acre or portion thereof

3.

Rezoning to R-4, R-4A, R-5, and S-2

$3,080.00 plus $325.00 per acre up to 20 acres and $135.00 per acre for more than 20 acres

4.

Rezoning to R-O, C-O, P-1 and P-2

$3,500.00 plus $325.00 per acre or portion thereof

5.

Rezoning to Resort District, C-1, C-2, C-3, Commerce Park, A-1, A-2, GC and UR

$3,910.00 plus $415.00 per acre up to 40 acres, $210.00 for more than 40 acres up to 100 acres, and $70.00 per acre for more than 100 acres

a.

Request to waive the height and density provisions of commercial districts

50% of underlying zoning fee.

6.

Rezoning to H-R, H-R1, and MR

$8,610.00 plus $830.00 per acre or portion thereof

a.

Request to reduce parking requirements

If part of the original zoning request, no additional fee. If a separate request, 30% of the H-R, H-R1, or MR filing fee applicable to the property.

b.

Request to exceed the applicable height limit

If part of the original zoning request, no additional fee. If a separate request, 30% of the H-R or H-R1 filing fee applicable to the property.

7.

Rezoning to PC

$6,560.00 plus $70.00 per acre or portion thereof

a.

Amendment to an approved PC district for 15 acres

$4,665.00

b.

Amendment to an approved PC District for more than 15

$10,445.00

c.

Administrative amendment to an approved PC District

$2,000.00

8.

Rezoning to Planned Unit Development (PUD)

$4,200.00 plus $70.00 per acre or portion thereof

a.

Major amendment to an approved PUD

Same as the original PUD application fee

b.

Minor amendment to approved PUD

$2,100.00

9.

Special Permit

a.

For group homes, specialized treatment facilities, dependent care facility and religious retreat facilities

$1,515.00 plus $135.00 per acre or portion thereof

b.

All special permits except those listed in Section 9.a.

$3,910.00 plus $415.00 per acre up to 40 acres, $210.00 for more than 40 acres up to 100 acres, and $68.00 per acre for more than 100 acres

c.

Removal of a special permit

$875.00

10.

Rezoning to Overlay Districts:

a.

Arts, Culture And Small Business Overlay District (ACOD)

$1,000.00 plus $10.00 per acre or portion thereof

b.

Planned Shopping Center Overlay District (PSCOD)

$3,910.00 plus $415.00 per acre up to 40 acres, $210.00 for more than 40 acres up to 100 acres, and $70.00 per acre for more than 100 acres

c.

Historic Preservation

$870.00 plus $25.00 per acre or portion thereof

(1)

Removal of Historic Preservation Overlay

$870.00 plus $25.00 per acre or portion thereof

d.

All Overlays Not Addressed Above

If part of the original text amendment, no additional fee. If a separate request, $3,330.00 for 15 acres or less and $7,460.00 for more than 15 acres.

11.

Request for waiver of uses not permitted within corporate limits, except facilities which treat, store, or dispose of hazardous waste

$4,875.00

12.

Facilities which treat, store, or dispose of hazardous waste

An initial fee of $58,500.00. If the reasonable cost of processing the application is less than $58,500.00, the difference between the reasonable cost and $58,500.00 shall be refunded to the applicant. If the reasonable cost of processing the application is greater than $58,500.00, the applicant shall be billed for the difference and such difference shall be paid in full no less than 30 days before the City Council hearing on the waiver application.

13.

Specific Plan Fees:

a.

Nonregulatory Specific Plan Fees

$36,555.00 plus $2,440.00 per 100 acres or portion thereof plus $1,215.00 per 100 property owners or portion thereof in the specific plan area

(1)

Maximum Fee

$60,915.00

b.

Regulatory Specific Plan Fees

150% of nonregulatory specific plan fees

(1)

Maximum fee

$91,385.00

c.

Amendment to specific plan:

(1)

Text Amendment

$3,080.00

(2)

Land Use Map Amendment:

No. of Acres

Density or FAR

0—10

Up to 0.25

0—2

$2,430.00

11—40

0.26—0.5

2—5

$4,875.00

41—320

0.51—0.75

5—15

$7,315.00

320

0.75

15+

$9,745.00

If a project falls in two different fee categories, staff may require the higher fee or average the two fee categories based on the overall impact of the project.

(3)

Mailing costs

All applicable mailing costs shall be paid by the applicant.

14.

Text Amendments:

Note—Ord. No. G-5391, ¬§ 2, adopted June 17, 2009, effective August 1, 2009, inadvertently renumbered former subsection 11. as a new subsection 13. Former subsection 10. was already renumbered as a new subsection 13, hence former subsections 11—18 have be renumbered as 12—21, at the discretion of the editor.

a.

Modification of standards for one district only

$2,755.00

b.

Modification of standards for multiple districts

$4,820.00

c.

Change in land uses allowed

$9,635.00

d.

New district, overlay zone (Shall include amendments to Zoning Map), or section of ordinance

$15,145.00

15.

Continuances, Amendments in Process, Referrals and Advertising:

a.

Continuance of application at applicant’s request. Failure to pay the required fee within fourteen days of Planning and Development Commission or Zoning Hearing Officer action on the continuance shall result in the withdrawal of the application.

$830.00

b.

Amendment to application during processing by applicant

$190.00

c.

Applicant referred back to Planning and Development Commission from City Council, plus additional area if amended

1/2 original fee

d.

Readvertising in paper of general circulation as a result of b. or c. above

$395.00 per application

16.

Appeals by the Applicant/Rrepresentative to the Planning and Development Commission or City Council

$630.00

17.

Planning Hearing Officer:

a.

Requests for modification or waiver of one or two stipulations or requests for extensions of time (initial fee)

$1,080.00

b.

Request for modifications and/or waivers of three or more stipulations or requests for extensions of time

$1,725.00

c.

Appeals by the applicant/representative to Planning and Development Commission or City Council

$630.00

d.

Planning Hearing Officer continuance at applicant’s request

$830.00

e.

Certain modification to Comprehensive Sign Plan (wall signs over 56')

$1,080.00

18.

Request For Hillside Density Waiver

$1,780.00 plus $175.00 per acre

19.

Written Certification of Zoning

$350.00

20.

For Each Promotional Event Permit, there shall be a fee of:

a.

For a major promotional event

$225.00

b.

For a minor promotional event

$135.00

21.

Private Accessway Dedication Review Fee

$2,335.00

2. The fee for an application for rezoning to more than one zoning classification shall be the total of the separate fees for each zoning classification.

3. No part of any such fee shall be returnable after an application is filed and such fee paid, except upon petition by the applicant and approved by the Planning and Development Director.

4. The above fees shall be waived when the applicant is the City of Phoenix, the County of Maricopa, the State of Arizona or the United States Government, or their dependents, agencies and divisions. This exception shall not apply to a nongovernmental lessee of governmentally owned land.

5. Fees may be waived by the City Council to avoid duplication of charges on successive applications or undue hardship.

B. Applications and appeals for zoning adjustment shall be accompanied by the appropriate fee as determined from the following schedules:

1. Fees.

1.

Use permits:

a.

Residential use in an industrial district

$490.00

b.

For a nonresidential use and medical marijuana uses

$1,380.00

c.

Continuance of an application at applicant’s request or time extension (prior to expiration) of original permit

50% of original fee

d.

Applications by registered neighborhood associations or nonprofit organizations registered as 501(c)3 or 501(c)4. Except for medical marijuana uses

$50.00

e.

Unauthorized activity

Twice the original fee

f.

Maximum fee on a single application

(1)

Residential use

$490.00

(2)

Nonresidential use

$3,750.00

2.

Variances (for each variance)

a.

Commercial variance and medical marijuana uses.

$1,380.00

b.

Noncommercial variance

$490.00

c.

Continuance of an application at applicant’s request or time extension (prior to expiration) of original variance

50% of original fee

d.

Applications by registered neighborhood associations or nonprofit organizations registered as 501(c)3 or 501(c)4. Except for medical marijuana uses.

$50.00

e.

Unauthorized activity

Twice the original fee

f.

Maximum fee per application for variances on single lot

(1)

For a residential property

$490.00

(2)

For a nonresidential property

$3,750.00

g.

Total fee per application for a single variance on more than one lot in a subdivision

Fee according to the schedule for the first lot, plus $65.00 for each additional lot. Maximum fee $5,000.00

h.

Total fee per application for combination of variances on more than one lot in a subdivision lot

Fee according to this schedule for first lot plus $85.00 for each additional lot. Maximum fee $10,000.00

3.

Appeals From Any Zoning Adjustment Hearing Action

a.

By the applicant/representative

Same as original fee

b.

By registered neighborhood associations

$50.00

4.

Formal Interpretations/Determinations

$500.00

5.

Informal Interpretations/Determinations

$350.00*

6.

Stipulated Review of Formal Zoning Adjustment Action Taken

50% of original fee

7.

Request For Use Of Dustproof Alternative

a.

For a residential use

$25.00

b.

For a commercial use

$50.00

8.

Registration of Group Homes (Those not needing a use permit)

a.

For 1—5 residents

$50.00

b.

For 6—10 residents

$250.00

*Informal interpretations are not presented in public hearings. A formal determination must be filed to appeal any decision made in an informal interpretation. The applicant may request that the appeal be forwarded directly to the Board of Adjustment.

2. No part of any such fee shall be returnable after an application is filed and such fee paid, except upon petition by the applicant and approval by the Planning and Development Director.

3. The above fees shall be waived when the applicant is the City of Phoenix, the County of Maricopa, the State of Arizona, or the United States Government, or their dependents, agencies and divisions. This exception shall not apply to nongovernmental lessee of governmentally owned land.

4. The above fees may be waived by City Council to avoid undue hardship to the applicant.

C. Applications and appeals for Master Development Sign Plans and detailed project sign plans shall be accompanied by the appropriate fee as determined from the following schedules:

1.

Appeals From any Action of Planning and Development Director

Same as original fee

2.

Downtown Sign Plans:

a.

Master Development Sign Plan

$1,710.00

b.

Detailed project sign plan

$855.00

(Ord. No. G-3421, 1991; Ord. No. G-3428, 1991; Ord. No. G-3547, 1992; Ord. No. G-3655, 1993; Ord. No. G-3985, 1997; Ord. No. G-4192, 1999; Ord. No. G-4270, 2000; Ord. No. G-4365, 2001; Ord. No. G-4555, 2003; Ord. No. G-4681, 2005; Ord. No. G-5137, 2008; Ord. No. G-5138, 2008; Ord. No. G-5380, 2009; Ord. No. G-5391, 2009; Ord. No. G-5611, 2011)