Impact Fees

About Impact Fees


Impact Fees are authorized under Chapter 395 of the Texas Local Government Code and are defined as a charge imposed against new development to pay for the off-site construction or expansion of infrastructure facilities that are necessitated by and benefit the new development. For more information about existing impact fees, please contact Karen McCutcheon at 972-547-7411.

2017 Impact Fee Amendment - new utility fees effective February 13, 2017!

Recent changes in city practice have necessitated an amendment to the Utility Impact Fee Ordinance. At the January 10 Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, staff presented the recommended changes to the Commission (acting as the Capital Improvements Advisory Committee). Information about the proposed amendment is available in the meeting details.

At the February 7, 2017 meeting, City Council approved a minor amendment to the Utility Impact Fee Ordinance to modify the fee structure based on recent changes in City practice. Information about the City Council meeting is available in the meeting details.

New fees will become effective on Monday, February 13th and only apply to those projects with plats file on or after November 20, 2013. The new fees are as follows:

Meter Size/Type  Water Impact Fee Wastewater Impact Fee
 3/4" simple $1,294.70 $162.14
 1" simple $2,200.99 $275.64
2" ultrasonic   $10,746.01 $1,345.76
3" ultrasonic $21,621.49 $2,707.74
4" ultrasonic  $43,113.51 $5,399.26 
6" ultrasonic  $69,007.51 $8,642.06 
8" ultrasonic  $120,795.51  $15,127.66
10"- 12" ultrasonic $237,318.51 $29,720.26 


Semi-Annual Impact Fee Report


On January 3, 2017, McKinney City Council approved the FY15-16 End of Year Semiannual Impact Fee Report. This report is filed twice per year per Chapter 395 of the Texas Local Government Code. Approved Report

2012-2013 Impact Fee Update


On November 19, 2013, McKinney City Council approved fee amendments as part of the 2012-2013 Impact Fee Update. This action marks the close of the five-year update. For more information about the update process, contact Jennifer Arnold.

Online Impact Fee Calculator


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