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New education impact fee rates effective June 1

Post Date:05/21/2020 3:50 PM

News UpdateAt the December 17, 2019 regular Board of County Commissioners meeting, the BOCC adopted Ordinance No. 2019-6, increasing education impact fees. This increase will go into effect beginning June 1, 2020 and will apply to building permit applications received on or after this date (unless exempted through the process below). Any application received prior to June 1, 2020 and kept in an active status will not be subject to the increased rate.

Schedule of Educational Facilities Impact Fees


Impact Fee:

Effective June 1, 2020:

Single Family Detached



Single Family Attached (townhouse/condominium)






Mobile Home, Parcel



Mobile Home, Park



 Exemption Process

Construction contracts executed prior to June 1, 2020 may be exempt from the new rate. To apply for the exemption, the licensed contractor and property owner must submit an affidavit along with specified supporting documentation. The process for submittal of the affidavit is as follows:

  • Affidavit can be found online at or can be requested via email at
  • One affidavit is to be completed by the owner and a separate affidavit is to be completed by the contractor
  • A copy of the signed contract must be submitted with the affidavits
  • Completed affidavits can be submitted between June 1 and July 1, 2020
  • Affidavits and contract can either be dropped off/mailed to the Building Division office, located at 789 Providence Boulevard, Brooksville, FL 34601, or emailed to
  • Contractor will be notified of approval, denial or deficiency
  • Contractors must include the approval letter received with the permit application when submitted
  • Upon approval of the exemption, a complete building permit application must be submitted to the Building Division by the close of business on December 1, 2020

Contact Jodi Singer at or Julia Scourtas at with the Hernando County Building Division for more information.