Public Hearing Notice: Development Impact Fees Update

Posted on October 13, 2021

Date: Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Time: 6:00 P.M. (or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard)

Location: 11999 Palm Drive, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the CITY COUNCIL of the City of Desert Hot Springs will conduct a Public Hearing to consider a Resolution of the City Council updating the amount of the Development Impact Fees pursuant to a Development Impact Fee Justification Study

The City Council action will have an impact on new construction located within the City, and will update development impact fees to fund the costs for law enforcement, fire, circulation, storm drainage, general facilities, community (public use) centers, aquatic center and parks and recreation.

The public hearing is being conducted pursuant to the Mitigation Fee Act (Section 66000 et seq. of the Cal. Government Code and Chapter 17.144 of the City’s Municipal
Code). The hearing will include potential action on the Resolution to update the development impact fees.

The draft Development Impact Fee Justification Study for the City is available for review at the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall located at 11999 Palm Drive in the City of Desert Hot Springs.

The Project is exempt from the California Environment Quality Act (“CEQA”), 14 Cal. Code Regs Section 15061(b)(3) because it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the Project may have a significant effect on the environment as set forth in Section 21080.17 of the Public Resources Code. The Project is further exempt pursuant CEQA Guidelines 14 Cal. Code Regs Section 15273(a), as CEQA does not apply to the establishment, modification, structuring, restructuring, or approval of rates, tolls, fares, and other charges by public agencies

INTERESTED PERSONS MAY be heard or written comments may be submitted prior to the Public Hearing(s). Written comments will be made a part of the public record. Written comments may be mailed or delivered prior to the Public Hearing:

City Clerk
City of Desert Hot Springs
11999 Palm Drive., Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240

If you challenge this matter in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City of Desert Hot Springs, at or prior to, the public hearing.

QUESTIONS AND INQUIRIES may be addressed to Geoffrey Buchheim, Finance Director at (760) 329-6411 or via email to

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (760) 329-6411 or via email at Notification at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting will enable the City to make reasonable accommodations to ensure accessibility.

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