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, please contact the City of Rancho Santa Margarita Planning Division at 949-635-1800. The fees provided below are valid from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.

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

Zone Single Family Dwelling (Unit)
Multi Family Dwelling (Unit)
Non-Residential (Square Feet)
A $6,190 $3,614 $8.61
B $4,405 $2,568 $4.99

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

Zone Code Single Family Dwelling (Unit)
Multi Family Dwelling (Unit)
Non-Residential (Square Feet)
1 3011 $6,560 $5,827 $6.55
2 3012 $9,009 $7,204 $8.09
3 3013 $4,208 $3,372 $3.78
4 3014 $6,201 $4,959
$5.58
5 3015 $7,389 $5,909
$6.64
6 3016 $8,821 $7,285 $7.94
7 3017 $14,944 $11,974 $13.47
8 3018 $6,958
$5,581 $6.28
9 3019 $20,473 $16,376
$18.43

Santiago Canyon Road Fee Program (Payable to "County of Orange")

Use Single Family Dwelling (Unit)
Multi Family Dwelling (Unit)
Non-Residential (Square Feet)
Fee Amount
$1,146 $919 $1.01