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All About Sending Land Credits

Four Types of TDR Credit Types Available: Base + 3 Types of Bonus Credits

Base TDR Credits

  • 1 TDR per 5 acres
    • Formula: Base TDR Credits = #of acres * 0.2
  • If Legal Non-Conforming (LNC) lot less than 5 acres AND existed prior to 6/22/99 THEN 1 TDR Credit
  • An existing dwelling on the property OR plans for future dwelling? No problem, Subtract 1 TDR

Bonus 1 - Early Entry

  • 1 additional credit per Base TDR Credit severed
  • Extended to September 27, 2019 
  • Formula: Early Entry Bonus Credits = # of Base TDR Credits

Bonus 2 - Restoration & Maintenance

  • 1 credit per TDR Credit severed
  • Requires a Restoration and Management Plan (RMP) that has been accepted by the County
  • Formula: R&M Credits = #of Base TDR Credits × % Property Subject to Approved RMP

Bonus 3 - Conveyance

  • 1 credit per TDR Credit severed
  • Land that is conveyed in fee simple to a federal, state, or local government agency as a gift
  • Requires a Restoration and Management Plan (RMP) that has been accepted by the County
  • Formula: Conveyance Credits = #of Base TDR Credits × % Property Subject to Approved RMP AND Conveyed
  • Entities accepting of Conveyance of Sending Lands Properties, as follows:

 

Collier Soil & Water Conservation District: 239-455-4100 
Conservation Collier: 239-252-2961 
Corkscrew Sanctuary 239-348-9151 
Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) 813-632-7600
South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) 800-432-2445 

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-Section2.03.07 and 2.03.08.

 PARTICIPATION IN THE COLLIER COUNTY TDR PROGRAM IS VOLUNTARY.