Prospects for Southeast Lee County

This page provides information about regional planning for Southeast Lee County, Florida.
Most work was undertaken on behalf of the Lee County Board of County Commissioners.

 

 

 

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QUICK LINKS TO MAJOR PLANNING DOCUMENTS:
 

Prospects for Southeast Lee County  (July, 2008), scenario planning for southeast Lee County.
Winner of 2010 Charter Award from Congress for the New Urbanism
 
 

Proposed Lee Plan Amendments for Southeast Lee County  (May, 2009). This document contains proposed amendments to maps and policies in the Lee Plan and a summary of the data and analysis upon which they are based.
 
 

Transferable Development Rights in Southeast Lee County  (July, 2009). This document analyzes the feasibility of a transferable development rights program and provides detailed designs for potential rural and mixed-use communities.
 
 

Comprehensive Hydrological Study of the Lee County Southeastern Density Reduction/ Groundwater Resource Area  (September, 2009). This report documents the creation of an integrated surface and groundwater model and analyzes land-use alternatives for this area from a hydrological perspective.
 
 

Natural Resource Strategies for Southeast Lee County  (July, 2009). This document addresses best farming practices, land acquisition and restoration, mine reclamation standards, and innovative mining approaches.
 
 

Compact Communities Code  (June, 2010).
Winner of 2011 Driehaus Form-Based Codes Award from the Form-Based Codes Institute.
 
 

Toward a Greener Lee  (November, 2007). This report was prepared for the Estero Community Improvement Foundation.

 
Results of challenges to Lee Plan amendments:
    Recommended Order by Administrative Law Judge, February 21, 2012
   

 

Final Order by Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, March 30, 2012
 

Visit Lee County's DR/GR web pages:

    Southeast Lee County DR/GR Study
    Documents for Comprehensive Plan Amendment 2008-06
    Southeast Lee County DR/GR Ad Hoc Committee
Actions by Lee County Commissioners