Property Record Search Outage

The property record search utility will be unavailable from 4:30 p.m. Friday, December 13 until 9 a.m. Monday, December 16.

The Assessor's Office property record search will be unavailable from 4:30 p.m. Friday, December 13 until 9 a.m. Monday, December 16. This is to allow for system maintenance.

We apologize for any inconvenience the outage may cause.  

Engineering

Contact Us

  • Phone: 970-328-3560
    Fax: 970-328-8789

    Engineering
    P.O. Box 850
    Eagle, Colorado 81631 

    engineering@eaglecounty.us 


Road Impact Fee FAQ

Selecting the desired question will link you to the corresponding answer (or scroll down to view all frequently asked questions and answers).

1. What is a Road Impact Fee?

2. What is the Road Capital Improvement Plan?

3. When are Road Impact Fees paid?

4. How will the Road Impact Fees collected be used?

5. How is the amount of the fee determined?

6. How do I know if I will owe a Road Impact Fee?

7. I live on a private road that is not maintained by the County. Why should I pay a Road Impact Fee?

8. When is the next Road Impact Fee update?

9. Where can I learn more?

1. What is a Road Impact Fee? It can be very difficult to fund the road capacity improvements necessary to meet the needs of a growing community. As a result, many communities use a Road Impact Fee to help fund projects made necessary as a direct result of that growth. Eagle County adopted Road Impact Fees in 2001 to help fund these road capacity improvement projects. The purpose of the Road Impact Fee is for development to contribute its proportionate share of the cost of providing the provisions identified in the Road Capital Improvement Plan.
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2. What is the Road Capital Improvement Plan? As development continues throughout the County, improvements are necessary to ensure that the roads continue to operate safely while carrying the increased traffic volume. The Road Capital Improvement Plan has been developed to identify the projects which will be necessary for our roadways to continue to function for the residents and visitors of Eagle County. The Road Capital Improvement Plan is for projects which will improve roadway capacity and is not for standard maintenance. The Road Capital Improvement Plan is available here.
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3.  When are Road Impact Fees paid? The amount of the fee shall be determined and paid at the time of issuance of a building permit for the development, or other associated actions of Eagle County having the effect of permitting the development of land.
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4. How will the Road Impact Fees collected be used? All impact fees collected must, by law, be kept in a fund separate from other County monies and can only be spent on projects which increase road capacity in the County. 
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5. How is the amount of the fee determined? The Road Impact Fee is calculated as a per trip cost for future capacity needs. The Road Impact Fee Committee recommends changes to the Transportation Plan, Road Impact Fee Study, or Road Capital Improvement Plan at least once every five years.
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6. How do I know if I will owe a Road Impact Fee? Road Impact Fees are based on date of Final Plat approval by the Board of County Commissioners.

Development approved before May 15, 2001 is exempt from Road Impact Fees.

Development approved between May 15, 2001 and March 1, 2008 shall be subject to legacy fees.

Development approved after March 1, 2008 and parcels that have not been platted via a municipal process are subject to the current fee.
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7. I live on a private road that is not maintained by the County. Why should I pay a Road Impact Fee? It is correct that Road Impact Fees are not used to improve privately owned and maintained roads; however, the fees collected are used to improve the public roads we all use to get around our community for work, shopping, and recreation. 
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8. When is the next Road Impact Fee update? Eagle County has contracted with a private consultant to recommend whether any changes should be made to the Transportation Plan, Road Impact Fee Study, or Road CIP. This assessment will be completed in 2019.
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9. Where can I learn more? Please see Article 4, Section 4-710 Road Impact Fees of the Eagle County Land Use Regulations or call us at 970-328-3560.
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