Opportunities For Permit Extensions In Fla.

Law360, New York (September 27, 2012, 5:43 PM EDT) -- Two permit and development order extension opportunities are currently available as a result of the threats posed to Florida by recent tropical storm activity. Together, these extensions could mean a total of 16 to 17 months, depending on where your project is located, to complete work under certain permits.

Section 252.363, Florida Statutes, provides for the tolling of valid permits and other authorizations during the declaration of a state of emergency and an extension of an additional six months following the tolled period. The tolling and...
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