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Hurricane Michael Information

Burr Alert: Emergency Declaration Permit Extensions for Florida Property Owners, Developers, and Builders

In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, there will be many development projects delayed by the destruction of the storm and subsequent recovery.  Pursuant to section 252.363, Florida Statutes, a state of emergency declared by the Governor tolls a permit expiration date during the duration of the state of emergency, and extends it for a further six months following the state of emergency.  Emergency declarations are limited to a 60-day period, but may be extended by Executive Order of the Governor.

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