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 use the links below or contact the City of Rancho Santa Margarita Planning Division at 949-635-1800. The fees provided below are valid from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023.


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

Zone Single Family Dwelling (Unit)
Multi Family Dwelling (Unit)
Non-Residential (Square Feet)
A $6,327 $3,694 $8.80
B $4,502 $2,625 $5.10

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 $6,461 $5,740 $6.45
2 3012 $8,874 $7,096 $7.97
3 3013 $4,145 $3,322 $3.72
4 3014 $6,108 $4,884
$5.50
5 3015 $7,278 $5,820
$6.54
6 3016 $8,689 $7,176 $7.82
7 3017 $14,720 $11,795 $13.26
8 3018 $6,854
$5,497 $6.19
9 3019 $20,166 $16,130
$18.15

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
$1,129 $905 $1.00