Burgaw commissioners will cut business impact fees

BURGAW,NC (WECT)- The Burgaw Board of Commissioners met Tuesday and a top priority on the agenda was impact fees.

Impact fees are paid up front for water and sewer services whenever a new business is established. Some people in Burgaw argue the high fees keep restaurants from coming to the area. So, at the meeting, the board decided to reduce impact fees for restaurants open 12 hours or less. The board actually agreed to cut the fee in half.

Next, the water sewer committee and the board of commissioners will be discussing cutting down residential impact fees.

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