Public Works Engineering

400 W. Gowe St., Kent, WA 98032

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone: 253-856-5500

Fax: 253-856-6500

Transportation Impact Fees

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State law requires that cities plan for projected growth and have the infrastructure in place to support it within six years.  Transportation impact fees are paid by developers and expanding businesses to help cover the cost of road improvements that increase traffic capacity.  Money from the fees is tied directly to the size and type of the development and the anticipated increase in traffic associated with the project.

Transportation Impact Fee Ordinance

The Transportation Impact Fee Ordinance (PDF, 2MB) describes the methodology for calculating the fee schedule.

Transportation Impact Fee Rate Study

The Kent Transportation Impact Fee Rate Study (PDF, 2 MB) summarizes the policy and technical development of a Transportation Impact Fee program for the City

Impact Fee Adjustments for Downtown Kent

Research was conducted identifying the travel characteristics of land uses in activity centers such as Downtown Kent. These documents summarize some key findings from this research.

Travel Demand Research for Downtown Kent (PDF, 260 KB)

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