Developer Fees

  • The current residential developer fee rate for Tahoe Truckee Unified School District for new construction and additions is $3.48 per square foot of living area.

    The residential fee is assessed only when the new living area is over 500 square feet.  If you are doing a residential addition that is less than 500 sq ft, you are exempt from school fees, but you must obtain a Certificate of Compliance from the school district to take to the building department.  Garages, porches, decks, etc. are exempt. 

    The following subdivisions fall under mutual benefit agreements (MBA)between the developer and the District, these rates are capped at 3,000 square feet:

    • Northstar Unit 7 / Overlook Estates     $4.22  per sq.ft.
    • Cambridge Estates                                 $4.57  per sq.ft.
    • Lahontan II                                             $4.22  per sq.ft.
    • Gray's Station Residential                     $3.38  per sq.ft.
    • Gray's Station Commercial                    $0.54  per sq.ft.

    Please call if you are building in one of these areas.

    Commercial Developments rates are $0.56 per sq.ft. on all commercial/industrial development categories except:

    •  Lodging Category                        $0.26 per sq.ft.
    •  Industrial Parks                           $0.38 per sq.ft.
    •  Community Shopping                 $0.40 per sq.ft.
    •  Self Storage                                 $0.01 per sq.ft.

    Note: All Developer Fees must be paid in the form of a cashier's check or money order made out to Tahoe Truckee Unified School District. 

    No personal or business checks will be accepted

    Our location: 11603 Donner Pass Road, Truckee behind the Truckee Fire Office

    Our office hours: Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

    We will be closed on: May 29, 2017, July 4, 2017, September 4, 2017, November 22, 23 & 24, 2017, December 25, 2017 

    Credits or Exemptions: To receive credit or an exemption for fees you must provide appropriate documentation from the building department or assessor's office before a credit or exemption can be applied/issued.

    The Certificate of Compliance can also be processed through the mail.  Please include a cashier's check along with a copy of your building permit application to Facilities Department, Tahoe Truckee Unified School District,11603 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA   96161.  

    Should you have any questions, please contact us at (530) 582-2546, or if you need additional assistance contact Rose Green at (530) 582-2540 or via email rgreen@ttusd.org.