ppartThe City requires that each owner of a private development project, valued at $500,000 or more, pay an arts fee based on the square footage of the building or one-percent of the project’s Building and Safety permit valuation, whichever is lower. A private developer may choose either to work with DCA to oversee their own site-specific ADF-funded art project (“developer-led project”) or to pay the fee associated with their project (“paid-in fee”). For the paid-in fees, DCA maintains a trust fund of segregated project accounts to fund future DCA programming that benefits the users at each project address.

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