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What is an Owner-Builder Permit?

By Lenore T. Brakefield, Esq. Chapter 489, Florida Statutes, regulates construction contractors and licensing requirements to protect the public health and safety of Florida residents. In general, most projects require a licensed contractor to construct improvements on real property. However, there are some exemptions to this general rule outlined in Section 489.103, Florida Statutes, that […]

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Comprehensive Plan Amendments and Re-Zoning in Florida

As Florida land use and zoning attorneys, we assist clients with various local government regulations concerning land uses. Land use planning in Florida has two major components that work together as one cohesive regulatory system: comprehensive plans and zoning. Comprehensive Plans Local governments in Florida are required by Florida law to enact comprehensive plans that, […]

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Woodward, Pires & Lombardo Sponsors ‘Drying Up: The Fresh Water Crisis in Florida’ at Calusa Nature Center, April 10

Join Woodward, Pires & Lombardo, P.A. as one of the sponsors of “Drying Up: The Fresh Water Crisis in Florida” by speaker/author John Dunn at Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium at 3450 Ortiz Avenue in Fort Myers, Florida. The program is Wednesday, April 10, 2024, from 7-9 p.m. About the Program Why is America’s wettest […]

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