Procedures Manual

The Right of Way Procedures Manual is an internal guidance document for agency use and does not require compliance by citizens or persons outside the Florida Department of Transportation.

Entire Right of Way Procedures Manual as a Searchable File (*.pdf, 9 mb)
Updated 10/11/2023

SectionTitleRevision DateFormat/Size
1.1Right of Way Procedures Manual05/22/2019pdf, 68kb
6.1Appraisal and Appraisal Review01/01/2014pdf, 458kb
6.2Supplemental Standards of Appraisal01/01/2014pdf, 528kb
6.3Right of Way Cost Estimating02/22/2008pdf, 34kb
7.1Advance Acquisition01/10/2019pdf, 324kb
7.2Negotiation Process12/06/2019pdf, 588kb
7.3Incentive Offers10/11/2016pdf, 45kb
7.4Fees and Costs07/30/2018pdf, 42kb
7.5Legal Documents and Land Acquisition Closing06/28/2017pdf, 285kb
7.6Eminent Domain06/21/2017pdf, 367kb
7.7Public Disclosure05/23/2023pdf, 45kb
7.8Right of Way Resolutions12/01/2017pdf, 194kb
7.9Business Damages08/09/2017pdf, 152kb
7.10Acquisition of Rights of Way from Governmental Agencies05/19/2017pdf, 51kb
7.11Contaminated Parcels06/11/2018pdf, 40kb
7.12Acquisition via Exchange04/13/2017pdf, 26kb
7.13Internal Revenue Service Reporting Requirements02/16/2017pdf, 148kb
7.14Donation of Right of Way06/28/2017pdf, 170kb
7.15Land Title05/18/2017pdf, 218kb
7.16Right of Way Certification02/15/2017pdf, 32kb
9.1Relocation Assistance Program01/07/2019pdf, 154kb
9.2General Relocation Requirements10/01/2014pdf, 200kb
9.3Payment and Moving Related Expenses10/12/2021pdf, 376kb
9.4Replacement Housing Payments06/05/2019pdf, 503kb
9.5Relocation Assistance for Mobile Homes01/09/2019pdf, 286kb
9.6Last Resort Housing01/09/2019pdf, 123kb
10.1Inventory of Properties Acquired through the Right of Way Process: Rodent Control; Inspections; Maintenance03/01/2022pdf, 130kb
10.2Right of Way Clearing07/21/2017pdf, 186kb
10.3Leasing from the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund (T.I.I.T.F.)04/29/2009pdf, 62kb
10.4Roadway Reservations01/24/2019pdf, 22kb
10.5Disposal of Surplus Property07/27/2021pdf, 282kb
10.6Right of Way Property Leases07/27/2021pdf, 329kb
10.7Asbestos Management10/31/2012pdf, 192kb
10.9Joint Public/Private Development of Right of Way07/21/2017pdf, 92kb
11.1Funds Management07/01/2008pdf, 95kb
11.2Warrant Control10/21/2019pdf, 309kb
11.3Right of Way Records Management07/28/2009pdf, 192kb
11.4Right of Way Project Closing07/28/2009pdf, 82kb
12.1Outdoor Advertising Signs05/10/2017pdf, 85kb
13.1Right of Way Training Program03/06/2013pdf, 162kb
Guide 1Guidance Document for Partial Acquisition Involving Building Cut-Offs & Refacing01/19/2001pdf, 42kb
Guide 2Guidance Document for Right of Way Cost Estimates01/07/2011pdf, 61kb
Guide 3Guidance Document for Right of Way Outdoor Advertising Valuation08/18/1997pdf, 30kb
Guide 4Guidance Document for Potential Displacements Caused by Partial Acquisitions12/19/2000pdf, 23kb
Guide 5Guidance Document for Right of Way Requirements for Local Agency Projects Funded through the Department and for State Highway System Projects Funded and Constructed by Others06/28/2017pdf, 129kb
Guide 6Administrative Settlements05/31/2017pdf, 130kb
Guide 7Portability of the "Save Our Homes" Benefit05/23/2017pdf, 272kb
Guide 8Right of Way Training Program03/06/2013pdf, 150kb
Guide 9Right of Way Encroachments07/10/2008pdf, 32kb
Guide 10Guidance for Local Government Match Right of Way Contribution for Growth Management (TRIP) Projects05/31/2017pdf, 139kb
Guide 11Expired - Temporary Waiver of Methodology for Calculating Replacement Housing Payment for Negative Equity04/22/2014pdf, 200kb
Guide 12Expired - Implementation of MAP-21 Uniform Act Benefit and Eligibility Changes Which "Straddle" the Effective Date of October 1, 201408/22/2014pdf, 228kb


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