Projects that total 500 square feet or less are exempt from school fees.· Non-habitable areas such as agricultural buildings, barns, or personal storage may be exempt from school fees. Other exemptions may include religious facilities, and federal, state, or local government facilities.· Reconstruction of destroyed or damaged buildings may also be exempt.· For additional information review the Application for Application for Exemption (3a) or contact our office.
Exempt Senior Housing of 35 or more units from paying residential fees if the developer claims to have no employees associated with the housing.· Senior citizen housing would pay the commercial fee rate.
Application for Refund Of School Fees (3b) should be submitted, along with documentation stating the reason for the refund request, to the Facilities Management Department. If your project has been abandoned/canceled, please submit a statement or computer printout from the City of El Cajon or County of San Diego building department stating that they are aware the project has been abandoned/canceled.
You may receive square footage credit if a building has been demolished in relation to the planned new construction. To receive credit you must submit the following:
Proof that the building has been demolished.
Copy of the Residential Building Record obtained from the Tax Assessor's office located at 200 S. Magnolia Avenue, El Cajon, (619) 401-5700.
In October 2007, the Wild Fires destroyed many homes within the Grossmont Union High School District. If you are planning to rebuild your home, you may be subject to school fees or an exemption.