2008 Amendments


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Current Status - Adopt
Update Lee Plan Map 3D, the Unincorporated Bikeways/Walkways Facilities Map.



Current Status - Withdrawn
APPLICATION FOR request to amend text of Future Land Use Element Policy 1.3.7 to add footnote to the designation of Station 230+14 (Miromar Outlet Mall directional median opening).



Current Status - Withdrawn
APPLICATION FOR Future Land Use Amendment from Rural to Suburban with Neighborhood Center.



Current Status - Withdrawn
Amend Table 1(b) to increase the residential allocation in the Alva Planning Community from 520 acres to 600 acres.



Current Status - Adopt
Revise Objective 6.1 and Policy 6.1.2.9, to add a cross reference exempting the Commercial Future Land Use category from Commercial Site Location Standards.



Current Status - Adopt
Amend the Vision Statement, Future Land Use Element, Community Facilities and Services Element, Conservation and Coastal Management Element, Glossary, Tables 1(a) and Table 1(b), and Future Land Use Map Series to reflect recommendations of the Density Reduction/Groundwater Resource Area Studies.



Current Status - Adopt
Implement the Lehigh Acres Study



Current Status - Adopt
Update Lee Plan Map 6, Lee County Utilities Future Water Service Areas. Reflect new acquisitions.



Current Status - Adopt
Update Lee Plan Map 7, Lee County Utilities Future Sewer Service Areas. Evaluate adding the Pine Island Coastal Rural Land Use Category - Reflect new acquisitions.



Current Status - Effective
Amend the Capital Improvements Element (Tables 3 & 4) to reflect the latest adopted Capital Improvement Program for Lee County. Amend the Lee Plan Capital Improvement Element, Table 3a, to incorporate the latest adopted Lee County School District Facilities Work Plan. Amend Policy 95.5.1 to adopt the current School District Facilities Work Plan by reference. Amend the Lee Plan Community Facilities Element to update the School Concurrency Provisions by amending Policies 71.1.1, 71.1.3, 71.2.3, and 95.1.3 to clarify how concurrency is measured for "special purpose" facilities, and adding a new policy to include student generation rates associated with residential unit types. (NOTE: Includes measures that were originally to be adopted by CPA2006-21 and CPA2008-21.)



Current Status - Withdrawn
Southwest Florida International Airport - Update Table 5(a) to reflect the ongoing development of Skyplex.



Current Status - Withdrawn
Update Table 1(b) Year 2030 Allocations



Current Status - Withdrawn
Incorporate Urban Reserve Maps as a result of any agreements with the municipalities.



Current Status - Adopt
Evaluate allowing pre-disaster buildback at existing developed densities



Current Status - Adopt
Update Lee Plan Map 3C, The 2020 Financially Feasible Transit Network Map, to change the planning horizon from 2020 to 2030.



Current Status - Adopt
Modify Policy 1.4.7 to clarify what commercial uses are permitted in the Coastal Rural Future Land Use category.



Current Status - Effective
Clarify how wetland densities and wetland density transfers are calculated by the Lee Plan. The Board of County Commissioners reviewed the issue discretionary density bonuses for wetlands, when transferred to uplands, and how the process has been working with the State's wetland permit system. The concern arises when urban density bonuses are provided for filled wetlands, which has resulted in significant wetland loss, increased storm water discharge demand, and loss of environmental values. The Board directed that staff review the item and come back with recommendations.



Current Status - Withdrawn
Conservation Element - The conservation element must be amended to include factors that affect energy conservation. See 163.3177(6)(d) Future Land Use Map Series - The FLU maps must generally identify and depict "energy conservation." See 163.3177(6)(d)6. The Housing Element - The housing element's standards, plans and principles must include "energy efficiency in the design and construction of new housing" and the "use of renewable energy resources". See 163.3177(6)(f)1.h. and i. Amend various Lee Plan Elements to incorporate the requirements of HB 697. FLUE - Plan must be based upon the "discouragement of urban sprawl; energy - efficient land use patterns accounting for existing and future electric power generation and transmission systems; and greenhouse gas reduction strategies. See 163.3177(6)(a). Traffic Circulation Element - The traffic circulation element must be amended to incorporate transportation strategies to address reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector. Evaluate incorporating transportation concurrency exemption areas. See 163.3177(6)(b)



Current Status - Adopt
Evaluate the Lee Plan's Future Land Use Map (FLUM) in light of City annexations.



Current Status - Adopt
Verify and Update the Conservation Lands Category on the FLUM.



Current Status - Adopt
Update the Public Facilities Category on the FLUM



Current Status - Adopt
Update the "Constrained Conditions" for Pine Island Road (Matlacha) as contained on Table 2(a).



Current Status - Adopt
Update Lee Plan Map 22 "Lee County Greenways Multi-Purpose Recreational Trails Master Plan" to reflect changes made to the plan.



Current Status - Withdrawn
Update Lee Plan Map 11 "Future Recreational Uses Generalized Service Area Boundaries" to reflect additions to the park inventory and new data for service areas.



Current Status - Adopt
Continue the evaluation of the recommendations of the Commercial/Industrial Lands Study to further refine the appropriate Lee Plan policies.