Fee Schedule

Plan Check Payment: When a plan is required by the Administrative Authority to be submitted, a plan check fee shall be paid at the time of plan submittal. (See Building and Safety Fees below)

Permit Payment: All required permit fees shall be paid by the applicant at the time of issuance. These fees are based on the cost per square foot and the type of construction.  (See Building and Safety Fees below)

Valuation: The determination of value or valuation shall be made by the Administrative Authority using guidelines published by the International Code Council.  ( Building Valuation )

Planning Fees: (See Schedule I below)

School Facilities Fees:  School districts may impose a fee in conjunction with the construction of new commercial or residential buildings and for those projects that are adding square footage to an existing commercial or residential building (AB 2926, effective Jan. 1, 1987). All four school districts serving Irvine impose such fees. For more information on school fees, please refer to the School Facilities Fee Info Sheet. 

Irvine Business Complex (IBC) Developer Fees – contact Development Assistance Counter at 949-724-6308.  (See IBC Fees Information Sheet below)

Fees vary by project. Contact the Permit Processing Counter at (949) 724-6313 for further information.


Section UL
1. Building and Grading Fees (Schedule II)
2. Complete Fee Schedule
3. Irvine Business Complex (IBC) Fees Information Sheet
4. Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) Fees
5. Planning Fees (Schedule I)
6. Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) Fees