Impact Fee Ordinance

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Effective April 1, 2017, Keller will be collecting new City of Fort Worth Water Impact Fee Rates for all new construction permits. If you have any specific questions about the new rates, please contact the City of Fort Worth at 817-392-8250 or visit

Impact Fee Update

On June 2, 2015, City Council adopted the new Impact Fee Ordinance for the City of Keller. This action included the adoption of revised land use assumptions for the City, adopting revised Water, Wastewater, and Roadway Capital Improvements Plans and impact fee analysis, adopting revised Water, Wastewater, and Roadway Impact Fees, and adopting a revised Schedule 1 Assessment Rates and Schedule 2 Collection Rates for water, wastewater, and roadway impact fees

Purpose of Impact Fee Ordinance:

The City of Keller currently assesses water, sanitary sewer, and roadway impact fees in accordance with  Chapter 395 of the Texas Local Government Code (TLGC). An impact fee is a charge or assessment imposed by a City on new development in order to generate revenue for funding or recouping the costs of capital improvements or facility expansions necessitated by and attributable to new development. Chapter 395 requires any city imposing an impact fee to update the land use assumptions and capital improvements plan at least every five years. The City of Keller's land use assumptions, roadway capital improvement plan, and impact fees were last updated on June 2, 2015 (Ordinance No. 1741). The Planning and Zoning Commission, in its capacity as the Capital Improvements Advisory Committee (CIAC), is the review board for the impact fee update. The purpose of the Impact Fee Update is to revise the allowable impact fees that may be assessed for new development. The actual impact fees will be less than the allowable impact fee, and may be more or less than the current impact fee rate structure.


Roadway Impact Fees


 Land Use

 Development Unit

 Service Area A (North)

 Service Area B (South)

 Single Family Residential  Dwelling Unit (D.U.)  $2,999.19  $2,451.00
 Multi-Family Dwelling Unit (D.U.)   $1,736.38  $1,419.00
 Retirement Center  Dwelling Unit (D.U.)  $852.40  $696.60
 Nursing Homes / Assisted Living  Bed  $915.55  $748.20
Day Care Center  1,000 GFA   $601.13  $601.13
General Office   1,000 GFA   $2,492.20  $2,492.20
 Medical-Dental Office  1,000 GFA   $6,706.39  $6,706.39
 Retail  1,000 GFA   $1,841.63  $1,841.63
 Commercial (Not Listed)  1,000 GFA   $4,383.26  $4,383.26
Hotel   Room $814.03  $814.03 
Industrial    1,000 GFA   $1,565.45  $1,565.45
 Institutional  1,000 GFA  $1,108.34  $1,108.34
 Golf Course  Acre  $444.59  $444.59
 Parks and Open Space  Acre  $87.67  $87.67


Roadway Service Area Map



Water Impact Fee                                                                            Wastewater Impact Fee

 Meter Size Fee                                                       Meter Size  Fee 



















































*Please note that Fort worth water impact fees also will be charged as the city of keller receives water through the fort worth system. see the city of fort worth for current rates.

Download the signed Impact Fee Ordinance (Ord. No. 1741) (PDF)
Download the Impact Fee Study Part 1 (PDF)
Download the Impact Fee Study Part 2 (PDF)
Download the Water Capital Improvements Plan (PDF)
Download the Wastewater Capital Improvements Plan (PDF)

Impact Fee Ordinance Semi-Annual Reviews:

Chapter 395 of the Texas Local Government Code prescribes the manner by which cities may enact impact fees to recover a portion of the costs of infrastructure related to growth and development. In addition to helping develop the impact fee study, the Capital Improvements Advisory Committee (CIAC) is charged with monitoring the administration of a city’s impact fee program. Staff prepares semi-annual reports of growth and development, and expenditures on water, wastewater, and roadway impact fee projects. These reports are reviewed by the CIAC, and the CIAC’s findings on the report are forwarded to City Council.

A CIAC meeting was held on Monday, July 27, 2015, to approve the Semi-Annual Impact Fee Report as to the progress of the Capital Improvements Plan of the City of Keller Water, Wastewater, and Roadway Impact Fee Study.

Download the July 27, 2015 CIAC meeting agenda (PDF)
Download the CIAC Staff Memo (PDF)
Download the Status Report on Impact Fee Program (PDF)
Impact Fee Revenue and Expenditures Detail Report (PDF)
Watch CIAC meeting video

For questions and more information about the Impact Fee Ordinance,  please contact the Community Development Department below:

Phone: (817) 743-4130
Fax: (817) 743-4195

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