Commercial Impact Fees

Important notice

Impact fees are subject to change according to amending ordinances.

From time to time, the Board of County Commissioners adopts ordinances updating the various impact fee rates. A legally sufficient application submitted prior to the date an increased impact fee becomes effective, will be assessed at the rates in effect prior to such increase; a legally sufficient application submitted on or after the date of such increase shall be assessed at the increased rate.

To find the most recent updates to the various Impact Fee ordinances please use this link Chapter 23 - IMPACT FEES | Code of Ordinances | Orange County, FL | Municode Library

Impact Fee Rate Schedules are available online at the link below:

For additional information, please contact the Impact Fee Administration at 407-836-5691.


Impact Fees provide one way to help ensure that existing residents will not bear the cost of capital improvements and services necessitated by new development. Commercial development is assessed Transportation, Fire and Law Enforcement impact fees. Multifamily projects are also assessed Parks & Recreation and School impact fees.


Construction documents for commercial and multifamily projects are initially submitted to Plans Coordination for routing to other departments for review.

After approval by Building Safety, Impact Fees are assessed at the rate in effect on the date of the submittal of a legally sufficient application.

  • Impact fees are paid when the permit is issued.
  • For a change of use, credits will be applied for the previous use of the structure.
  • Exemptions for the replacement of previous structures on the property must be indicated by referencing the Demolition permit number on the Building Permit Application.
  • Impact fee credits can be applied to the building permit when an executed Assignment Letter request is emailed to
  • To request an impact fee Assignment letter template, please email for our most up to date version.
  • For more information on Impact Fee Grants, please view our brochure here Impact Fee Grant Information.
  • A Deferred Impact Fee Application must be submitted to the Impact Fee office prior to issuance of the building permit.

Contact Us

For questions please contact:

Orange County Fiscal and Operational Support Division
Impact Fee Administration
Development Services
201 South Rosalind Avenue, 2nd Floor
Orlando, FL 32801

Phone: (407) 836-5691