§ 9.26  DEVELOPMENT FEE DEFERMENT.
   (a)   The city may consider development fee deferrals from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund for zoning application fees, building permit fees, park dedication fees, sewer availability charge (SAC) fees and related infrastructure fees to a qualifying development under the following circumstances:
      (1)   When a residential development includes more than the required 9% of its total dwelling units as opportunity housing affordable to households at or below 60% of AMI, when calculated before any applicable density bonus, the development may be eligible to defer up to the full amount of its development fees until 12 months after the development obtains its certificate of occupancy.  The city will charge an annual interest of 5% during the deferral period.
      (2)   When a residential development includes at least a 20% of its total dwelling units as opportunity housing affordable to households at or below 60% of AMI, when calculated before any applicable density bonus, the development may be eligible to defer up to the full amount of its development fees until 24 months after the development obtains its certificate of occupancy.  The city will charge an annual interest of 5% during the deferral period.
   (b)   The interest paid to the city during the deferral will be deposited into the city’s affordable housing trust fund.
(Ord. 2019-16, passed 2-25-2019; Ord. 2019-30, passed 8-5-2019; Ord. 2021-1, passed 3-8-2021)