Transportation Fees

Collecting Fees
The City is the collection agency for 3 road fee programs for the Transportation Corridor Agency (TCA) and the County of Orange. To identify which transportation fees impact your project/property contact the City of Rancho Santa Margarita Planning Department at 949-635-1800. The fees provided below are valid from July 1, 2014. Check for fee rate increases after June 30, 2015.

Foothill/Eastern Road Fee (Payable to "TCA")

Zone Single Family Dwelling (Unit)
Multi Family Dwelling (Unit)
Commercial / Industrial (Square Feet)
A $5,313 $3,103 $7.39
B $3,782 $2,204 $4.28

Foothill Circulation Phasing Plan Fee (Payable to "County of Orange")

Zone Code Single Family Dwelling (Unit)
Multi Family Dwelling (Unit)
Commercial (Square Feet)
1 3011 $3,952 $3,510 $3.946
2 3012 $55,427 $4,340 $4.875
3 3013 $2,535 $2,032 $2.275
4 3014 $3,735 $2,987
$3.362
5 3015 $4,451 $3,559
$3.999
6 3016 $5,313 $4,388 $4.778
7 3017 $9,002 $7,213 $8.110
8 3018 $4,192
$3,362 $3.787
9 3019 $12,333 $9,865
$11.100

Plano Trabuco Fee (Payable to "County of Orange")

Location Tract Recordation (Acre)
Single Family Dwelling (Unit)
TR 6970 (Unit)
3022 Santa Margarita Parkway / Portola Parkway
$1,210 $2,017 $711
3023 Bridge
$814 $1,357 $478
(Total) $2,024 $3,374 $1,189