2017 Amendments


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Current Status - Effective
Amend the Lee Plan to align land use and transportation policies. The amendments that deal with land use will: clarify existing requirements; reorganize the goals, objectives, and policies to group topics such as development standards, growth management, and mixed use; and provide for alternative development regulations that allow for urban forms of development within the Mixed Use Overlay. The amendments that address transportation will: reduce redundancies, align with state statutes, recognize a multi-modal transportation network; and allow for different roadway cross-sections based on location. The proposed amendments will not change allowable densities and intensities within Lee County. Lee Plan Goals to be amended include Goals 2, 4, 6, 9, 10, 11, 16, 18, 20, 21, 27, 28, 30, 32, 33, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 43, 44, and 135.



Current Status - Staff Review - Private
Request to amend Map 14 of the Future Land Use Map Series to add 165+/- adjacent to existing Cemex Mine.



Current Status - BoCC Review for Adoption
Amend the Lee Plan to align provisions within Lee Plan Goals 2, 4, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 60, 61, 62, 64, 66, 67, 76, 79, 82, 83, 84, 95, 115, and 117 with the Board of County Commissioners strategic policy priority of managing growth (provision of adequate public facilities and services). The amendments will also reduce redundancies; align with state statutes; and, provide better organization of the Lee Plan.



Current Status - BoCC Review for Adoption
Amend Lee Plan Map 1, Page 6, to expand the Mixed Use Overlay on 56 properties, approximately 287.57 acres, located at the intersections of US 41 and Diplomat and Littleton Roads, the intersection of North Tamiami Trail and Pine Island Road, and along North Key Drive in North Fort Myers.



Current Status - Staff Review - Private
Request to change the current land use designation from Industrial to Destination Resort Mixed Use Water Dependent, with accompanying text amendments



Current Status - Discussion
(COUNTY-INITIATED) Amend the Lee Plan to align provisions within Lee Plan with the Board of County Commissioners strategic policy priority of preservation, water quality, and flood management. The amendments will also reduce redundancies; align with state statutes; and, provide better organization of the Lee Plan.



Current Status - Discussion
(COUNTY-INITIATED) Amend policies and objectives in Goal 8, 128, and 158 of the Lee Plan to clarify the definitions of Water-Dependent Overlay, water-dependent uses, and marine-dependent uses, and to revise these policies and objectives to allow for greater flexibility of uses in the Water-Dependent Overlay. In addition, amend Map 12: Water-Dependent Overlay Zones so that the boundaries shown on the map will more accurately match the parcel descriptions from land surveys.



Current Status - BoCC for Transmittal
(COUNTY-INITIATED) Amend the Procedures and Administration Element of the Lee Plan to remain compliant and consistent with state statutes; remove redundancies within the Lee Plan and with state statutes; and relocate procedural provisions to an administrative code. The proposed Administration Element addresses the effect and legal status of the plan, administrative and legislative interpretations of the plan and amendments to the plan.



Current Status - Staff Review - Private
Request to amend Future land use map for 115+/1 acre property West of Treeline Ave and South of Bavaria Road Tradeport and Wetlands future land use designations ot Urban Community



Current Status - Staff Preparation - Public
Public Information Meeting to outline the process used to update communitiy planning goals within the Lee Plan.