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Builders' Fees

  • Residential Fee: $1.67 per sq. ft.
  • Commercial Fee: $0.27 per sq. ft.
  • School fees are not required for ADU's less than 750 sq. ft.


If you need to pay school fees, here's what you need to do first.

Please contact City of Imperial Beach if property falls in City of Imperial Beach, typically zip code 91932. You'll need to fill out and sign their School Certification Fee Form.

If property falls in City of San Diego, please fill out:

Please email School Certification Form signed and completed to Yesenia Gonzalez.

Payment Options: Pay by Check, E-Check, or Credit Card.

If you would like to make a payment by E-Check or Credit Card, please click on this link. Make a Payment


If you would like to make a payment by check, please make payable to

South Bay Union School District or SBUSD.

To pay by check, please come by our office to:


601 Elm Ave

Imperial Beach, CA 91932

Building B


If you prefer to pay remotely, please select E-Check using the link above.


For payments and paperwork received remotely, you'll receive confirmation of payment  via email, along with School Certification Fee Form completed by SBUSD.