*NEW* SDC Scoping Sheet
System Development Charges (or SDCs) are charges imposed on development so that government may accumulate the capital needed to provide sufficient capacity in infrastructure systems to accommodate the development. The City of Springfield imposes systems development charges for transportation, sanitary sewer, and storm drainage infrastructure.
Beginning in late 2008, City of Springfield began a comprehensive review of the three existing SDC System Methodologies. This review has been completed and the links below denote the adopted methodologies for Transportation and Local Wastewater SDCs with the proposed methodology for Stormwater SDCs.
- Transportation SDCs: The existing methodology for the Transportation SDCs was not changed during the recent review however; the project list was revised and updated to reflect the most recent additions and/or completion of projects to date. A link to this methodology can be found below.
- Local Wastewater SDCs: A new methodology for Local Wastewater was adopted by City Council on 06/01/2009. Additionally, a new Local Wastewater Project List was adopted and reflects the most recent additions and/or completions in conjunction with the adopted 2008 Local Wastewater Master Plan. A link to this methodology can be found below.
- Stormwater SDCs: A new methodology for Stormwater SDCs was adopted by City Council on 07/20/2009. Along with this new methodology, the Stormwater SDC Project List was adopted and reflects the most recent additions and/or completions in conjunction with the adopted 2008 Stormwater Facilities Master Plan. A link to thismethodology can be found below.
To review any of the three system methodologies listed above, please click on the following links:
For more information on SDC calculations, please select
the SDC Fact Sheet below. Additional information may be found on each
of the appendices, which are referred to in the fact sheet. If you have
questions, please contact the City's SDC coordinator, Clayton McEachern, at (541)736-1036. New SDC rates effective
January 1, 2011.
In addition to City charges, the City also collects charges
for regional wastewater treatment on the basis of recommendations of the
Metropolitan Wastewater Management
Commission, and collects charges imposed by the Willamalane
Park and Recreation District. For information on those charges please
contact those agencies.