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FAQs - Impact Fees

Q. What are impact fees?

Impact fees are charges that pay for the cost of new county roads and road system expansion necessitated by new development activity. Volusia County has four growth-related impact fees, including Transportation (road), Education (schools), Parks and Recreation, and Fire Rescue.

Q. Who pays impact fees?

Impact fees are assessed and due from anyone who builds a new residence, commercial building or changes the use of a building.

Q. When are impact fees due?

The payments of required impact fees are due before the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy (CO) or Business Tax Receipt (BTR). The fees applied are at the rate in effect at the time of payment. 

Q. Where can I pay my impact fees?

Payments can be made at any of our four offices listed below or on ConnectLive. You must be a registered user of ConnectLive.

Thomas C. Kelly Adminstration Center
123 W. Indiana Ave., Room 103
DeLand, Florida 32720

Orange City
Adminstration Center
2744 Enterprise Road
Orange City, Florida 32764
Daytona Beach
Administration Center
250 N. Beach St., Room 101
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114

New Smyrna Beach
Tag & Title Office
111 Canal St.
New Smyrna Beach, Florida 32168

Q. Why do I have to pay impact fees for an existing business?

If there has been a change from declared use at time of impact fee payment to present, this may result in additional impact fees.

Q. How can I apply for an impact fee assessment?

Applications can be submitted in our DeLand office, via email to, or on  ConnectLive. You must be a registered user of ConnectLive.

Q. Can I make partial payments on impact fees I owe?

Partial payments are not accepted; however, you can make a payment for each use seperately in its entirety. For example, you can pay the road impact fees now, then school impact fees later versus paying them all at one time.

Updated 06/12/2017

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