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A. General Requirement. As a condition of approval of a final plat or of a planned development, each subdivider may be required to make a school district contribution and dedicate land for school purposes to serve the immediate and future needs of the residents of the development, or required to make a cash contribution in lieu of actual land donation, or a combination of both. The school land donation and/or cash contributions required shall be made in accordance with the criteria and formulas of § 16.60.060 (School Land Donations Or Cash Contribution In Lieu Of Donation).
B. Land Donation at Preliminary Plat. If the school district(s) have indicated that they want a school land donation, the school site(s) shall be shown on the preliminary plat with calculations showing the amount of land required to be dedicated for school sites in accordance with the requirements of § 16.60.060 (School Land Donations Or Cash Contribution In Lieu Of Donation). The subdivider shall also furnish a copy of the proposed preliminary plat to each school district in which the proposed subdivision is located and the school district will have thirty (30) days to submit its report to the Staff Plat Review Committee, recommending approval or disapproval of the site shown.
C. Land Donation or Cash Contribution in Lieu of Land Donation at Final Plat. All land donations are due upon final plat approval. Areas dedicated for school use shall be indicated on the final plat. Cash contributions are due at the time of building permit issuance. The final plat shall include a statement that school land donations have (or have not) been made at the time of subdivision. The statement shall further indicate that a fee in lieu of donation will (or will not) be required at the time of issuance of a residential building permit.
D. Cash Contribution in Lieu of Land Donation at Building Permit. Where a school land donation has not been provided at the time of approval of the subdivision or of a planned development or on other lands not subdivided, the County retains the right to require a fee in lieu of donation at the time of issuance of a residential building permit. The cash contributions shall be made in accordance with the criteria and formulas of § 16.60.060 (School Land Donations Or Cash Contribution In Lieu Of Donation).
(Ord. O-201410-10-035, passed 10-14-2014; Ord. O-201601-ZBA-006, passed 1-19-2016; Ord. O-201603-ZBA-010, passed 3-17-2016, § 19.10; Ord. O-201803-ZBA-10-08, passed 3-19-2018; Ord. O-201808-10-033, passed 8-21-2018)