Operations & Regulatory Management

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Welcome to the Operations and Regulatory Management Division

The Growth Management Department's Operations and Regulatory Management Division is Collier County’s steward of state and local codes and regulations. The staff help to ensure that Collier County remains a safe, healthy, and sustainable community by applying smart planning initiatives, a proactive use of technology, outreach to the citizens, and personalized service. 

The Division has the unique ability to improve the quality of life for Collier County residents and visitors by preserving and enhancing both the natural and built environments through encouraging sustainable growth and community partnerships. Friendly and knowledgeable staff members create effective networks among our citizens, visitors, industries, and the federal and state regulatory agencies.

Staff is excited to speak with you about upcoming projects or questions you might have regarding the regulatory aspects of building in Collier County. Whether you want to improve or build new, staff is here for you.

Sections within the Operations and Regulatory Management Division:

Business Center - Provides permitting and planning services, quality checks and outreach, signs, and client services. Planning and permitting services have been expanded to the Immokalee, Orange Blossom, and Everglades Airpark locations. The Business Center also provides recording services for Notices of Commencement and expanded project oversight.

Cashier - Processes all revenue received for the Growth Management Department and certain revenue from other County Departments, prepares daily deposits, reviews balances, and posts and reconciles all receivables for the Division.

Contractor Licensing - Issues licenses for registered contractors, subcontractors and specialty contractors, based on Collier County Ordinances and Florida Statutes. Regulates the construction industry by enforcing the Florida Building Code, Collier County Ordinances, State and Federal construction, licensing and insurance statutes. Receives and addresses complaints from the general public regarding contract disputes and violations of local and state licensing laws.

GIS/CAD Mapping Addressing - Maintains Official Zoning Atlas maps for Collier County. Provides essential mapping services for the Growth Management Department, other County/State Departments, and the public. Responsible for the retention and retrieval of records generated or managed by or for the Organization. Provides GIS mapping and spatial analysis for various Planning & Growth Management Divisions and vendors.

Financial - Creates, implements, and administers the annual budget, procuring goods and services via purchase orders and purchasing cards, reviewing and processing invoices, and reconciling revenue and expenses to the established budget.

Records - Provides records storage, data management, document imaging, and copy services for the Growth Management Department, other County/State Departments, and the public.

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Operations & Regulatory Management Division

Development Services Building
2800 Horseshoe Drive N
Naples, FL 34104
Phone: (239) 252-2400  |  Fax: (239) 252-3990

Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

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Updated 02/19/2020