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TDR Program 101

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Overview

  • 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.

Sending Lands

  • 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.

Neutral 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.

Receiving 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.

 

For more information, email TDR@colliergov.net or refer to the Collier County Land Development Code’s Sub-Section 2.03.07 and 2.03.08.

PARTICIPATION IN THE COLLIER COUNTY TDR PROGRAM IS VOLUNTARY.