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BPRS X-LONG RECTANGLE BAR-EXTENSIONS

An extension is a request submitted to reactivate and/or extend the life of a building application or building permit

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Building Application Extensions are for applications/revisions that have yet to be issued.

 

 

 

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Building Permit Extensions are for permits that have been issued and are nearing/or have reached their expiration date.

 

 

 

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See tabs below for directions for on how to complete each process

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Building Application Extension

Building Application Extension Process

Allow up to 2 business days from the initial date extension is requested. Building Application Extensions are processed by the Permit Outtake group.

  1. Licensed contractor/owner-builder or design professional submits an extension request.
  2. Permit Outtake group reviews request.
  3. You will be notified via email.
  4. Applicable fees will need to be paid at time of permit pickup.

Please click link to submit application via email.   BUTTON - BPO LOGO

Is your building application in an expired status?

Prior to your application being expired was it in reject status?

  • Submit a building application extension form and once it is approved you will have an additional 90 days to submit corrections. This also applies to revisions that have outstanding correction comments that didn’t get addressed within the 180 day timeframe.

Prior to your application being expired was it is a ready for issuance status?

  • Submit a building application extension form and once it is approved you will have an additional 90 days to get your permit issued. 
  • If you submitted in person you will need to pick up your building permit, if it was submitted on the portal you will receive an email once the permit has been issued.

Building Permit Extension

General Permit Extension Process

Allow up to 7 business days from the initial date extension is requested.

  1. Licensed contractor/owner-builder submits extension request.
  2. BPRS reviews request.
  3. BPRS sends requestor email about extension request outcome.
  4. If extension fee is applied, fee is required to be paid prior to pursuing pending permit-related items.
  5. Licensed contractor/owner-builder addresses pending permit-related items.

Please click link to submit application via email.  BPRS LOGO BUTTON

Extending an Older Permit (1959-October 2011)

What should I expect when extending an older permit?

  • BPRS will provide you a new permit and inspection job card, after your extension request is approved.
  • Prior to scheduling a pending inspection(s), make sure you have your permit, inspection job card and job site copy of plans on the job site visible for our inspectors.

What should I expect when extending an older permit application?

  • You cannot extend an older permit application. A new permit application is required to be submitted.

Once I extended my older permit, do the same extension rules apply when extending a current permit?

  • Yes.

Extending a Current Permit (October 2011-Present)

Who can submit an extension request?

  • Individual who has signed the qualifiers page within permit application.

Can the property owner submit an extension request?

  • No. Although the property owner owns the property, individual who submitted a permit application owns the permit application/permit.
  • Allow up to 7 business days.
  • Before or after your permit expires.

How much time is added to my permit?

  • 90 calendar days.

How much time is added if I submit an extension request before my permit expires?

  • 90 calendar days from the current expiration date.

How much time is added if I submit an extension request after my permit has expired?

  • 90 calendar days from the date BPRS processes extension.

How much does an extension request cost?

  • Minimum $100.00, but not to exceed $500.00.

How many times can I submit an extension request?

  • Three attempts. Additional request must be approved by the Building Official.

Can I extend my permit if it is in a VOID status?

  • No, You will need to submit a new permit application.
Fire Permit Extension

Who can sign the extension form?

  • Individual who has signed the qualifiers page within permit application.

Will I be charged an extension fee?

  • Initially yes, if your fire permit is not an accessory permit. We cannot see if fire inspections are actively taking place.
  • No. If contractor can provide an inspection report showing an inspection result of pass and or a notice of fire compliance (NOFC).

If I am initially charged an extension fee, how can the extension fee no longer be applicable?

  • Submit an inspection report with a passed inspection result. BPRS will extend the date 180 calendar days from the last passed fire inspection.
  • Submit a notice of fire compliance (NOFC).
Right-of-Way Extension

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 What form do I use to extend my right-of-way permit?

  • Right-of-way application form. Click image above to download.
  • Cannot use building permit extension form.

Who can sign the extension form?

  • Individual who has signed the qualifiers page within permit application.

Can I extend my right-of-way permit if it has expired?

  • No. Engineering division sends an expired notice 30 days prior to permit expiring. Date indicated on expired notice determines if an extension is applicable.

Where do I submit my extension form?

Well Permit Extension

Can I extend a well permit?

  • Yes, you will need to submit an extension request prior to the well permit expiration date.

  Well Permit Extension Form IMAGE   Click here to Download the Well Permit Extension Form

Can I extend my well permit if it has expired?

  • No, You will need to submit a new well permit application.

 Who can sign the extension form?

  • Qualifier.

 Can I extend my old (1959-October 2011) well permit?

  • No. If your well permit has expired you will need to submit a new well permit application.

Can an owner submit an extension request for a well permit?

  • No. Only a licensed water well contractor.
  • Additional Q & A contact our engineering division at 239-252-6254 or 239-252-2417.
FAQs

Building Permit Extension

Is your permit in an issued status?

  • You will need to have an inspection result in pass/partial pass/pass with notes within 180 calendar days from the date permit application was issued.

Do I get additional time if my inspection results in a pass/partial pass/pass with notes?

  • Yes. An additional 180 calendar days is added to the current expiration date from the last passed inspection.

What if I pass multiple inspections on the same day?

  • 180 calendar days are added from the last passed inspection.
  • Example. You pass your 115 and 502 inspections on January 1st, 2019. Permit expiration date extends 180 calendar days from January 1st, 2019. You do not get 180 calendar days for each passed inspection if passed on the same day.

Is your permit in an inspection commenced status?

  • Yes. You will need to schedule and pass any remaining inspections and address other permit-related items.

Is your permit in an inspection completed status?

  • Yes. Make sure:
  1. All your fees are paid.
  2. Conditions are resolved.
  3. All inspections have passed.
  4. If there are no additional permit-related items, email our inspections section at Inspections@colliercountyfl.gov and request a certificate of completion/occupancy.

What will not extend the life of my permit?

  1. Receiving a fail as an inspection result.
  2. Paying an outstanding balance.
  3. Submitting any required documents: survey, compaction test, elevation certificate, etc.
  4. Scheduling an inspection.
  5. Submitting a revision.