A Property Search is a multi-phase process consisting of two reports.
A Property Permit Report indicates all permits associated with a property.
A Building Permit Resolution Report is a report providing instructions as how to resolve any open permits associated with a property.
Data provided is for Collier County properties only, with limited information available for the City of Marco Island up until 1998. No data is available for the City of Naples.
A Property Permit Report is requested by an interested party (ex. title company; property owner) to understand what permits are associated with a property. The Property Permit Report is the first phase of property search process.
Who can request a property permit report?
- Any interested party.
How much does a property permit report cost?
- There is no cost for this service.
When should I request a property permit report?
- As soon as possible. Ideally when there is an intent to sell a property.
How long does it take to receive a property permit report?
- Allow up to 10 business days from the date of your request.
What if I need a property permit report sooner than 10 business days?
- BPRS will do their best to address your request in a timely fashion. We do ask you submit a request prior to the property going under contract.
Why is it important to request a property permit report in advance?
- We understand not all inquirers are concerned with open permits and the permit resolution. However, inquirers concerned with open permits do not find out until days prior to closing.
What should I do when I receive the property permit report?
- Look to see if open permits have been identified. Report will indicate open permits.
- If open permits have been identified, request a building permit resolution report.
A Building Permit Resolution Report is requested by an interested party (ex. Realtor; property owner) to understand how to resolve open permits.
Who can request a building permit resolution report?
- Any interested party who has already received a property permit report.
What if I know I have an open permit, but have not received a property permit report?
- You can still request a building permit resolution report. The BPRS team will provide a property permit report if a report has not already been generated.
How much does a building permit resolution report cost?
- The is no cost for this service.
What is an open permit?
- A permit that has not received a certificate of completion/occupancy.
How long does it take to receive a building permit resolution report?
- Allow up to 7 business days from the date of your request.
How will I receive a building permit resolution report?
- Via Email.
What to happens once I receive a building permit resolution report?
- BPRS team will include the Records Room in the email and request required file(s).
- Records Room will order file(s) requested in email. Allow 3-5 business days for files to arrive.
- Records Room includes inquirer and BPRS team when file(s) have arrived.
- Once BPRS team has file(s), additional research is performed to provide a final determination for permit resolution.
If additional research is required, how long does take the BPRS team?
- Allow up to 10 business days.
Why does it take up to 10 business days?
- Certain permit circumstances required intervention from various departments within the Growth Management Department. Additional research may take more than 10 business days.
What else should I do?
- Visit other sections on the BPRS website and familiarize yourself with our processes.
- Look at the permit scope associated with an open permit. Ask yourself, “has the work commenced?”
I know work has commenced, what is required to resolve permit?
- An extension request is required. Visit our Extensions page
What if to the best of my knowledge the work has not commenced?
Click the link to request a Building Permit Resolution Report