Developer/Impact Fees

Effective July 15, 2017 – NUSD Developer (School Impact) Fees:

The Newark Unified School District (NUSD) Board of Education at its meeting held on May 16, 2017, approved Resolution No. 2048 which maintained the impact fees to be assessed as follows, effective July 15, 2017:

$3.48 per square foot for new residential habitable space.

$0.56 per square foot for new commercial and industrial.

$0.09 per square foot for mini storage.

Please contact the Administrative Assistant to schedule an appointment for payment of fees. Credit cards not accepted; checks or money orders only.

Sarah Wilson
Administrative Assistant – NUSD Business Services Dept.
5715 Musick Avenue / Newark, CA  94560
(510) 818-4115
[email protected]

The procedure to be used in implementing the assessment of these fees is as follows:
Any developer submitting plans to the City of Newark shall be directed to the NUSD Business Services Dept to meet with the Administrative Assistant to pay fees based on the square footage listed in the City’s plan check document.  NUSD will require a Certificate of Compliance form to be filled-out and signed setting forth the total amount of fees paid.

Existing single family dwelling:
Individuals considering additions or reconstruction over 500 square feet should contact the Administrative Assistant to determine the applicability of this assessment.


April 2017: NOTICE OF HEARING REGARDING PROPOSED ADOPTION OF A DEVELOPER FEE STUDY AND THE INCREASE OF THE STATUTORY SCHOOL FEE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Education of the Newark Unified School District will hold a hearing at 7:00pm on May 2, 2017 and consider input from the public on the proposed adoption of a Developer Fee Justification Study for the District and an increase in the statutory school facility fee (“Level I Fee”) on new residential and commercial/industrial developments (as approved by the State Allocation Board on February 24, 2016). The adoption of the Study and the increase of the Level I Fee are necessary to fund the construction of needed school facilities to accommodate students due to development.

Members of the public are invited to comment in writing, on or before May 2, 2017, or appear in person at the hearing at 7:00pm on May 2, 2017, at Newark Unified School District Office (Boardroom) 5715 Musick Ave, Newark CA, 94560.

Newark USD Level 1 Developer Fee Justification Study

Dates of Notice published in the East Bay Times (Argus):  April 14, 2017 and April 21, 2017