Wasatch Fire District Impact Fee Analysis
The Impact Fee Analysis (IFA) of the Wasatch Fire District was prepared to meet the requirements of Utah Code §11-36a. Impact fees are a one-time fee charged to new development to help offset the capital costs associated with new growth in a community. The District includes one service area and all new development will be charged the same public safety impact fee regardless of where the development takes place.
Impacts to public safety from residential and non-residential growth are manifest in increased demand on fire services as evidenced by increased calls for service. The increased demand results in the need for more fire safety facilities. The total impacts are shown in the table below, with the following sections analyzing how the increased growth results in more calls for service and the need for more facility space.