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Council votes on road fees


Last updated 5/23/2022 at 1:09pm

Karin Hill

Girl of the West Georgia Strimenos, left, and Aide to the Girl of the West Brooke Soltwedel tell the City Council about the upcoming 2022 Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo.

A series of fees imposed on developers to help pay for roads in Fountain is becoming more comprehensive and formalized with a new ordinance.

On May 10, the City Council voted on first reading to approve Transportation Impact Fees on new construction and re-development projects. The fees would kick in when someone pulls a building permit for a new building or a change in use, not general remodels that don't add dwelling units, City Attorney Troy Johnson said. Fees will vary.

"Depending on the type of use, there's different calculations for the impacts," he said.

The ordinance itself allows...

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