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Court of Appeal Ruling Means More Money for School Districts With New Residential Housing Projects

The California Court of Appeal’s recent decision in 1901 First Street Owner v. Tustin Unified School District (Cal.App., 2018 DJDAR 2993) means more money for school districts in developer fees when new residential housing is constructed within a school district.  Interior space outside individual apartment units, such as interior hallways, storage rooms, mechanical rooms, fitness […]

Join the attorneys of Parker & Covert at the CASH Conference February 27-28

We invite you to join the attorneys of Parker & Covert LLP at the 39th Annual CASH Conference on School Facilities, next week in Sacramento! The firm’s attorneys will be providing valuable information to attendees at CASH. Addison Covert will be leading a discussion on energy and water conservation entitled Conservation Natives – The Connection […]

State Allocation Board Increases Residential and Commercial-Industrial School Facility Fees

  On January 24, 2018, the State Allocation Board approved substantial increases in residential and commercial-industrial school facility fees (“developer fees”) to $3.79 and $0.61 per square foot, respectively, from the current rates of $3.48 and $0.56, respectively.  School districts may now adopt these higher rates by Board resolution. These fees are “Level 1” fees […]