- Land is located within the Rural Fringe Mixed Use District (RFMU).
- Method for protecting and conserving most valuable environmental land.
- Allows these property owners to recover lost value and residential development potential.
- Promotes an economically viable process to transfer these development rights to other more suitable lands.
- Three types of lands within the RFMU District: Sending, Neutral, and Receiving.
SEVERING DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS FROM THE PROPERTY IS PERMANENT.
- Lands with the highest degree of environmental value and sensitivity.
- Generally, lands with significant wetlands, uplands, and habitat for listed species.
- Principle target for preservation and conservation.
- Transfer development units FROM Sending Lands.
- Lands with a high ratio of native vegetation, and thus higher habitat values, than Receiving Lands, but does not approach levels of Sending Lands.
- Identified for limited semirural residential development.
- No Transfers (either from or to) allowed in Neutral Lands.
- Lands with lesser degree of environmental or listed species habitat value.
- Most appropriate for development.
- Residential development units may be transferred INTO Receiving Lands.
See the TDR Program Process Flow Charts.
PARTICIPATION IN THE COLLIER COUNTY TDR PROGRAM IS VOLUNTARY.