State Acts

Information on state enabling acts, procedures and requirements.

State Impact Fee Enabling Acts, Mullen (2015)
Statutes and Legislative Information by State, Cornell Univ. Law School

Alabama
Arizona

Municipal Development Impact Fees: SB 1525 Deadline, League of AZ Cities and Towns, 2013

California
Colorado
Connecticut

Case Law Regarding Development Impact Fees, CT Office of Legislative Research, 2002
How Development Fees Affect Residential Development, CT Office of Legislative Research, 2002
Comparison of State Impact Fee Statutes, CT Office of Legislative Research, 2002
Imposing Development Impact Fees for Schools on Retirement Communities, CT Office of Legislative Research, 2000

Florida

Impact Fee Issue Brief, Florida Senate Committee on Community Affairs, 2009
Use of Impact Fees for Other Purposes, Florida Attorney General Opinion, 2010

Georgia

Impact Fees, Georgia Department of Community Affairs - links to several publications
Guidebook to Georgia's Impact Fee Requirements, Georgia Department of Community Affairs, 2008
An Analysis of Development Impact Fees in Georgia, Univ. of GA Law, 2007

Hawaii

Impact Fees in Hawaii: Implementing the State Law, Nicholas and Davidson, 1992
Paying for Growth in Hawaii, Davidson and Usagawa, 1998

Illinois

Overview of Impact Fees in Illinois, Champaign County Regional Planning Commission, 2010
Impact Fees and Non-Home Rule Municipalities, Illinois State Bar Association, 2009

Maine
Maryland
Massachussetts

Municipal Impact Fees, Massachusetts Law Review, 2004
Impact Fees Policy Summit Issue Brief, Massachusetts Competitive Partnership, 2007
Model Impact Fee Bylaw, Cape Cod Commission

Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Montana
Nevada
New Hampshire

Impact Fee Resources, Office of Energy and Planning
Demystifying Impact Fees, New Hampshire Town and City, 2013
Perils of the Impact Fee Ordinance, New Hampshire Bar Assn, 2012
Impact Fees: A Blueprint for Frustration, NH Business Review, 2005
Impact Fee Development for New Hampshire Communities, Southern NH Planning Comm., 1999

New Jersey
New York
North Carolina

Quality Homes v. Carthage, NC Supreme Court, 2016
NC Supreme Court Ruling Limits Ability of Local Governments to Assess Impact Fees, Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition, 2016
North Carolina Impact Fee News, Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition

Ohio
Oregon

Background Brief on System Development Charges, OR Legislative Committee, 2006
The Costs of Growth in Oregon, Fodor & Assoc., 1998

Rhode Island
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington

Impact Fee Overview, Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington (pdf)
History and Overview of Washington Impact Fees, Law Seminars International, 2007

West Virginia
Wisconsin

Wisconsin Impact Fee Act, Assembly Bill 818 (1993)