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 Division at 949-635-1800. The fees provided below are valid from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

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

Zone Single Family Dwelling (Unit)
Multi Family Dwelling (Unit)
Commercial / Industrial (Square Feet)
A $5,925 $3,460 $8.24
B $4,217 $2,459 $4.77

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 $6,026 $5,353 $6.02
2 3012 $8,276 $6,618 $7.43
3 3013 $3,866 $3,098 $3.47
4 3014 $5,696 $4,555
$5.13
5 3015 $6,788 $5,428
$6.10
6 3016 $8,103 $6,692 $7.29
7 3017 $13,728 $11,000 $12.37
8 3018 $6,392
$5,127 $5.77
9 3019 $18,807 $15,043
$16.93

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
$1,845 $3,076 $1,084
3023 Bridge
$1,241 $2,070 $729
(Total) $3,086 $5,146 $1,813