A Capital Improvements Plan is required under Chapter 395 of the Local Government Code and must identify the capital improvements or facility expansions for which impact fees may be assessed.
A capital improvement is defined as water supply, treatment, and distribution facilities; wastewater collection and treatment facilities; storm water, drainage, and flood control facilities; and roadway facilities with a life expectancy of three or more years.
The Capital Improvements Plan for Roadway Impact Fees (known as the Roadway Improvements Plan) identifies and estimates the cost of all roadway improvements projected for each Service Area for a ten-year period.
The Capital Improvements Plan for Utility Impact Fees identifies and estimates the cost of all water and wastewater infrastructure improvements projected for a ten-year period.
The needed improvements identified in the CIP are based on the Land Use Assumptions for the City Limits and ETJ.
The CIP for Roadway Impact Fees is developed by transportation planning professionals. The CIP for Utility Impact Fees is developed by engineering professionals.