Center City Development & Operations Department
COSA Fee Waiver Program
NOTE: The ICRIP Fee Waiver Program has concluded, and fee waivers approved prior to January 2019 (#1-2708) have expired as of August 14, 2020.

City of San Antonio Fee Waiver Program

The City of San Antonio Fee Waiver Program provides City and SAWS fee waivers as well as staff support in navigating regulatory processes. The program encourages affordable housing and historic preservation, supports our legacy businesses and existing homeowners, and promotes the expansion of small and minority businesses in San Antonio. Applicants are asked to review the Program Guidelines and Frequently Asked Questions closely before applying.

Affordable Housing, Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation, Historic Rehabilitation, and Legacy Businesses
Application Status: CLOSED

Waivers will be awarded to qualifying projects on a first-come, first-served basis. Please review the Program Guidelines and Frequently Asked Questions before applying. See below for links to program materials.

This year, applicants qualifying under the Affordable Housing, Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation, Historic Rehabilitation, and Legacy Business categories will be eligible for SAWS Fee Waivers only. Due to budget impacts of COVID-19, City Fee Waivers will not be available.

Please note: Approved SAWS Fee Waivers will become available for use after January 1, 2021.

Small Businesses and Health Providers
Application Status: OPEN

City and SAWS Fee Waivers are available to applicants qualifying under the Small Business category, as well as health providers serving vulnerable communities.

Waivers will be awarded to qualifying projects on a first-come, first-served basis. Please review the Program Guidelines, Economic Development Business Fee Waiver Guidelines, and Frequently Asked Questions before applying. See below for links for program guidelines.

Please note: approved SAWS fee waivers will become available for use after January 1, 2021.

Program Materials

Please review our complete policy and qualifications before submitting an application:


Fee Waiver Online Application

APPLY FOR A FEE WAIVER

Please note, the application is not compatible with Internet Explorer. Firefox, Safari, or Google Chrome are recommended to complete the application.

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