The Act revises procedures relating to the transfer of development rights by allowing developers and transferable development rights owners to privately negotiate the sale of transferable development rights without requiring a separate hearing by the local governing authority, provided the transaction complies with the local transferable development rights ordinance. The Act applies to all of Georgia's 159 counties. The Act also provides for the addition of marsh hammocks as appropriate sending areas.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT Transfer of Development Rights: Revise Procedures Relating to Transfer of Development Rights by Eliminating the Requirement of Approval by the Local Governing Authority Prior to the Sale of the TDRs; Include Marsh Hammocks as an Appropriate Sending Area,
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