Quote Originally Posted by thedonz View Post
simply because you apply for a permit doesn't mean you will have it granted.....confirm the ordinances and restrictions with the building department as far as what is accepted..... you will need to contact DERM as well if it is in navigable waters because the US Corp of Engineers have to approve it...........usually you will need to give them dimensions or a plan of what you propose to build....then they can give you an idea if it complies with the restrictions and a guess as to whether it will be accepted or not
I have no idea why people will pay 3-6% to the realtor and not have them do a bit of legwork.

I do that type of research for my buyers all the time.

Just assuming it's 200k + for waterfront at a minimum, that's
6-12k , doing a little more than writing up a purchase contract should be expected.