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Commercial Occupational Licensing Procedures
The City of Marco Island does not issue "Occupational Licenses," otherwise known as
Business Tax Receipts (BTR). The City does, however, provide the zoning compliance
document required for the BTR approval from Collier County.
Following are the procedures for obtaining the BTR (Business Tax Receipt) for a commercial-
he applicant should contact the City of Marco Island Growth Management
Department at (239) 389-5000 prior to leasing/purchasing commercial space to
ensure the potential business is an allowed use. The Growth Management
Department is able to provide preliminary information to the Applicant that will be
helpful to facilitate the application process from the beginning.
2. A Notice of Fire Compliance is required by the Fire Marshal's office prior to the
issuance of a Letter of Zoning Compliance for any commercial location. The fee for
this service depends on the type of business and square
footage (ranges between
$35 and $135). A fire inspection will be performed of the premises to confirm that all
fire code requirements are met. This inspection can be scheduled by contacting the
City of Marco Island Fire Department at (239) 394-5405.
fter the fire inspection is complete, the Applicant must fill out the Commercial Land
Use Zoning Certificate application. The zoning certificate number will be provided to
the applicant when the application is approved. If the location is in a “strip center”
or multitenant, you must also fill out the Commercial Zoning Parking Matrix form in
addition to the application. Both forms can be located at:
> Forms & Applications > Growth Management.
lease submit the following as a package:
Parking matrix (if necessary)
A copy of the fire certificate
$200 Fee (payable to the City of Marco Island)
Property Owner Signature __________________________
Leasing Agent Signature
Commercial Land Use & Zoning Certificate (06/2020)