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State of New York Transfer of Development Rights Ordinance
Date Added: Monday, May 8, 2017
Purchase of Development Rights, Scenic Resources, Transfer of Development Rights (TDR), Natural Resource Protection & Conservation, Farmland Protection & Preservation    
New York
This law authorizes cities within New York State to transfer development rights with respect to parcels of land under zoning ordinances or local laws, and also governs the transfer of development rights between sending and receiving districts... Read More
County of Beaufort Rural Land Purchase of Development Rights Program
Date Added: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Purchase of Development Rights    
South Carolina
The purpose of this ordinance is to create a purchase of development rights (PDR) program that enables the preservation of rural and critical lands in Beaufort County. Land must meet certain requirements in order for a conservation easement to be funded... Read More
County of Washington Purchase of Development Rights Ordinance
Date Added: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Purchase of Development Rights    
Areas of the county which are important for their high quality natural areas, agricultural or scenic value have been identified and mapped. Lands within these areas are then eligible for the purchase of development rights (conservation easement) using county revenue or in conjunction with other sources of money. The permanent easement is then held and enforced by a qualified agency or group... Read More