The Marco Island Building Services Division reviews building permit applications during emergencies in a particular order of importance. They also conduct inspections for the permits in a particular order too. The order is as follows: 1.) destroyed structures 2.) damaged structures 3.) roofing permits 4.) screen pool enclosures, 5.) other permits. During these situations, building […]
An emergency permitting system for Marco Island has been established. The Marco Island Code of Ordinances developed an emergency permitting system in order to facilitate disaster recovery and reconstruction in a timely manner. So, when a Notice by the City Manager is posted, some repairs can be done without a requirement for an individual building […]
August 20th, Marco Island City Council extended the building permit fee waiver out again. This is the second extension. The fee waiver is now extended until March 10th, 2019. In order to get the fee waiver, you have to submit the permit exemption affidavit with your permit application. You can find the permit exemption affidavit […]
Do you need a residential building permit in Collier County for new construction, additions, or alterations to you existing Marco Island area property? Collier County offers detailed instructions for the process on its website. Make sure to completely fill out the residential building permit. That means all of the spaces on the first page should […]
Last weekâs economic news included several housing-related reports including the Housing Market Index (HMI) for March, a report on housing starts, and building permits for February.
Rising permits and housing starts suggests a more healthy U.S. economy.
Wednesday, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Housing Starts for single-family homes up 5.5 percent in August to a seasonally-adjusted, annualized count of 535,000 units nationwide.
Sometimes, the housing data headlines tell just half the tale. May’s Housing Starts figures are proving to be a terrific illustration.
The new construction housing market continues to improve.
In March, single-family Housing Starts were down 0.2% from the month prior, or just 1,000 units on a seasonally-adjusted, annualized basis.