If TDRs are implemented correctly, the overall density of an area stays even. It’s merely shifted from a location that should be preserved to another area that has been maximized for development. Whether you are a landowner or a developer, you should feel confident that TDRs provide a powerful tool to manage urban sprawl, preserve open space, and reduce the overall toll of development on the environment!

The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency has established a TDR Program to preserve Lake Tahoe's beautiful clarity.
Transferable Development Rights are an equitable way to achieve conservation, view corridor and agricultural goals.