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RV Permits

Register your recreational vehicle (RV) with Code Enforcement Division by applying at one of our two offices or online:

For 7 day RV permit you must register at the main Collier County Code Enforcement Division office located at 2800 N. Horseshoe Dr. or the Immokalee Code Enforcement office located at 310 Alachua St.

For 48 hour RV permits, you may register by stopping by one of our two offices listed above or you may register online by completing your application request and sending us the information by email

Please follow steps below to register for 48 Hour RV Permit online:

1. Click on APPLICATION and complete.

2. Attach completed application to email and send to RecreationalPermit@colliercountyfl.gov   

3. Once you receive approval through email, you must affix permit to recreational vehicle in such a way that the permit is visible from the street

Chapter 130, Article III, Section 130-96

Sec. 130-96. Limitation on the parking, storage or use of recreational vehicles.

(a) No Recreational Vehicle shall be used for living, sleeping, or housekeeping purposes when parked or stored on a lot in a Residential District, or any location not approved for such use. In Residential Districts permitting single-family homes or mobile homes, a Recreational Vehicle may be parked or stored only in a rear yard, or in a completely enclosed building, or in a carport, or on davits or cradles adjacent to waterways on residentially zoned property; provided, however, that such Recreational Vehicle may be parked anywhere on residential premises, other than on county rights-of-way or right-of-way easements for a period not to exceed six hours within a time period of seven days for loading and unloading, and/or cleaning prior to or after a trip. For the purpose of this section, the rear yard for a corner lot shall be considered to be that portion of the lot opposite the street with the least frontage. For through lots, the rear yard shall be considered to be that portion of the lot lying between the rear elevation (by design) of the residence and the street.

(b) The following exceptions may be granted by the County Manager or his designee:

(1) Recreational Vehicles may be parked only on a driveway located within the front yard and/or on a driveway located within the side yard of a single-family or mobile home residence other than on County rights-of-way or right-of-way easements for a period not to exceed 48 hours within any given 7-day time period so long as a permit is obtained from the Collier County Code Enforcement Division. Said permit must be affixed to the Recreational Vehicle in such a way that the permit is visible from the street. Such permits shall be available on-line at the Collier County Code Enforcement Division website.

(2) Recreational Vehicles may be parked upon the premises of the resident for a period not exceeding seven days for the purpose of repairing and/or cleaning prior to or after a trip. A temporary use permit must be obtained from the Collier County Code Enforcement Division to authorize this activity. Said permit must be affixed to the Recreational Vehicle in such a way that the permit is visible from the street. No more than two consecutive permits may be issued and the maximum number of permits issued during one calendar year shall be restricted to four.

(3) Nonresident: Such car, trailer, bus or motor home, when used for transportation of visitors to this county to visit friends or members of the visitor's family residing in this county may be parked upon the premises of the visited family for a period not exceeding seven days. A temporary use permit must be obtained from the Collier County Code Enforcement Division to authorize this activity. Said permit must be affixed to the Recreational Vehicle in such a way that the permit is visible from the street. This does not allow for living, sleeping, or housekeeping purposes. No more than two consecutive permits may be issued and the maximum number of permits issued during one calendar year shall be restricted to four.

Section 5, Limitation on Parking, Storage or Use of Recreational Vehicles

1. It shall be unlawful for a recreational vehicle to be used for living, sleeping, or housekeeping purposes when parked or stored in any residential district, or any other location not approved for such use.

2. Recreational vehicles may be stored or parked only in a rear yard, or in a carport, or in a completely enclosed building on a lot where the principal, existing use is a single-family residence, or a mobile home except as provided in Paragraph 4 below.

3. Boats and jet skis may also be stored on davits or cradles adjacent to waterways on lots where the principal existing use is a single-family residence, multi-family residence or mobile home.

4. Recreational vehicles may be parked only on a driveway located within the front yard and/or a driveway located within the side yard of a single-family or mobile home residence other than on County rights-of-way or right-of-way easements for a period not to exceed 48 hours within any given 7-day time period so long as the required permit is obtained from the Collier County Code Enforcement Division.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can my guests from out of town stay in my motor home located on my property?

A: No. Recreational vehicles may not be used for living, sleeping, or housekeeping purposes in Residential or Estates zoned districts, or any other property not specifically zoned for that purpose or use.

 

Q: How long can I park my boat, boat trailer or camper at my house?

A: You may park or store your recreational vehicle (boat or camper) at your residence for 48 hour within a 7 day period on lots where the principal existing use is a single-family residence or a mobile home, by obtaining a Recreational Vehicle Permit, for the purpose of loading, unloading, and/or cleaning before or after a trip. This permit can be applied for online on the Code Enforcement Homepage. If you wish to store the boat or camper on your property, it must be stored in the rear yard, in an enclosed or screened carport, in a completely enclosed building, or on davits or cradles if located on waterways.

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Address:
Code Enforcement Div.
2800 Horseshoe Drive N.
Naples, FL 34104
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Phone: (239) 252-2440

Fax: (239) 252-2343