The following assumes that the owner has indicated a willingness to sell. The times shown are typical; depending on circumstances, a given action can take more or less time. DEP indicates the Department of Environmental Protection, Division of State Lands.
||Approximate Number of Days*
|Boundary Survey and 5 Year Title Search
|Appraisal(s) and Review(s)**
||FSU & DEP Approved Appraiser(s)
|Negotiations and Contract Execution
|Environmental Assessment Phase I
Full Title Search
|Final Review & Closing
|Total Number of Days
* Includes time for processing orders for services as well as the time to perform the services.
** If the purchase price is expected to be $500,000 or more, two appraisals are required.
When more than one appraisal is required, they are performed concurrently so the time is the same.
*** The responsibility for these items is determined during negotiations.