Development Opportunity Reserve (D.O.R.)™ is a service provided by Kosmont Companies that allows a City to allocate density (or increase in maximum building height, reduction in parking requirement, reduced setback requirement, etc.) to a specific project through zoning (e.g., Specific Plan) as a trade-off for community benefits provided by private investment. Projects meeting the City’s and community’s objectives may receive D.O.R. allocations in exchange for implementing identified priority public improvements (e.g. infrastructure, parks, public facilities, other).
The use of zoning incentives/allowance through a D.O.R. primarily benefits a developer/investor instead of solely rewarding passive property owners: