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Judge rules impact fees to be ‘unconstitutional tax’

| Sandi Kemp

In a ruling released July 28, the State of Florida First District Court of Appeal ruled against the appeal by Santa Rosa County and the Santa Rosa County School District, which imposed an impact fee on new home construction intended to fund new schools and help with infrastructure needs. 

The ruling states that “the impact fees are, in fact, an unconstitutional tax.”

Graphic illustration by Dickie Williams

 

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