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City of Naples:

As the City of Naples area begins the process of cleaning up and rebuilding after the recent flooding and high wind event, the City of Naples Building Department wants to help speed up the recovery process. 


  1. Building Permit inspections are currently suspended until further notice. Online permit submission is open, review and processing continue with remote and essential Team members.


  1. Permits are NOT REQUIRED for: Tarping, Painting, Tiling, Carpeting, Minor Removal of Drywall and Baseboards no more than 4’ above the floor will not require a permit. Roof covering repairs that do not exceed 500 square feet is allowed without a permit. 


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Collier County: 

Collier County will accept new permits beginning Tuesday and also work on the backlog of inspections from last week before any new inspections will be scheduled. No talk of suspending new permits. 


Lee County:

Update to be provided once received. 

Courtesy : CBIA

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Exposure represents the adjustments due the characteristics of the terrain surrounding the building.

Exposure B.For buildings with a mean roof height of less than or equal to 30 feet (9144 mm), Exposure B shall apply where the ground surface roughness, as defined by Surface Roughness B, prevails in the upwind direction for a distance of at least 1,500 feet (457 m). For buildings with a mean roof height greater than 30 feet (9144 mm), Exposure B shall apply where Surface Roughness B prevails in the upwind direction for a distance of at least 2,600 feet (792 m) or 20 times the height of the building, whichever is greater.

Exposure C.Exposure C shall apply for all cases where Exposure B or D does not apply.

Exposure D.Exposure D shall apply where the ground surface roughness, as defined by Surface Roughness D, prevails in the upwind direction for a distance of at least 5,000 feet (1524 m) or 20 times the height of the building, whichever is greater. Exposure D shall also apply where the ground surface roughness immediately upwind of the site is B or C, and the site is within a distance of 600 feet (183 m) or 20 times the building height, whichever is greater, from an Exposure D condition as defined in the previous sentence.


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