Tag: Real Estate Law.

Do I Need A Permit to Place A Shed On My Property in Florida?

By Zachary W. Lombardo, Florida Local Government Law attorney Many home improvement stores sell ready to install sheds. These sheds, because they do not require a contractor to build, may not strike you as being “buildings” such that a “building permit is required,” but in Collier County, and in many other jurisdictions, a building permit, […]

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Who Reported Me to Code Enforcement?

By Lenore T. Brakefield, Florida Local Government Law Attorney Do you like your neighbors? Hopefully, you do, but if not, have you ever considered filing an anonymous code enforcement complaint against them? Maybe you have a legitimate complaint, or perhaps you want to file an anonymous complaint for other reasons such as spite or revenge. […]

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Chickee Huts and the Florida Building Code

By Cameron G. Woodward, Florida Land Use & Zoning, Code Enforcement Attorney Many, if not all, visitors and residents in Florida have at one point enjoyed a meal or tropical beverage relaxing under a Chickee Hut, also known as a rethatch “Tiki Hut” or “Tiki Bar.” Such huts have become synonymous with living in paradise, […]

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