Panther Focus Area (USFWS)
Depending on the zone, developments greater than 1 acre within the Panther Focus Area often require lengthy permitting timeframes and face significant restrictions to land use. Mitigation for habitat impacts is typically achieved by setting aside land on site, off site, or through the purchase of mitigation credits. Costs vary greatly based on development size, land prices, and permitting complexity. Seek professional guidance from a reputable environmental consultant before purchasing land in the Panther Focus Area.