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See what Collier County government buildings are closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic


Jessica Rodriguez Jake Allen   | Naples Daily News

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Below is a list of the Collier County government buildings closed due to COVID-19.

Police departments

  • The Marco Island Police Department lobby is closed to the public. The police department can still be reached on its non-emergency phone number at 239-389-5050. 
  • The lobbies for the Naples Police Department and Collier County Sheriff’s Office remain open to the public. Both departments have suspended fingerprinting services.  
  • All three departments are asking callers to step outside during non-emergency calls to minimize contact in enclosed spaces. 
  • The Collier County Sheriff's Office and Naples Police Department have modified their arrest protocols and will issue notices to appear in lieu of making physical arrests for nonviolent offenses

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Collier County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller 

  • All Collier Clerk of Court and Comptroller public facing counters are closed, including those located at the Collier Courthouse until April 3. The only exception is for the processing of petitions for protection injunctions.
  • The Florida Supreme Court has suspended all jury trials from March 16 to March 27, which means there is not jury duty during that time. 
  • If you're a party in a court case, all scheduled court hearings and appearances remain in effect unless specifically excused by the court. For more information, call the Collier Clerk's Office at (239) 252-2646. 

A wide-range of online services are still available on the clerk’s website, including: 

• Pay Traffic Citations & Court Fines; 

• View Unclaimed Money - Listing of Names; 

• Subscribe to the Risk Alert Notification Program; 

• View/Apply for Job Opportunities; 

• E-Record Documents, such as Deeds; 

• Access thousands of records to view & print, including court records and land records, such as deeds & condo docs. 

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Collier County Tax Collector 

  • All offices of the Collier County Tax Collector will be closed to the public until April 3.
  • The office will review COVID-19 information and health advisories after April 3  and determine whether closures should continue. Services are still available through online transactions at Colliertax.com, by mail or telephone. 

Libraries  

Twentieth Judicial Circuit

  • Courthouses are open, with only essential and critical proceedings taking place. All non-essential and non-critical court matters have been postponed until further notice.  
  • Essential court proceedings include:
    • First appearance hearings
    • Criminal arraignments, as necessary
    • Hearings on motions to set or modify monetary bail for individuals who are in custody
    • Juvenile dependency shelter hearings and arraignment hearings, including shelter reviews
    • Juvenile delinquency detention and arraignment hearings
    • Hearings on petitions for temporary injunctions relating to safety of an individual
    • Hearings on petitions for risk protection orders
    • Hearings on petitions for the appointment of an emergency temporary guardian
    • Hearings to determine whether an individual should be involuntarily committed under the Baker Act or Marchman Act
    • Hearings on petitions for extraordinary writs as necessary to protect constitutional rights
    • Hearings on petitions for judicial waiver of notice pursuant to section 390.01114(4), FL Statutes
    • Hearings related to the state of emergency or the public health emergency, including but not limited to proceedings related to violation of quarantine or isolation, violation of orders to limit travel, violation of orders to close public or private buildings, and enforcement of curfew orders
    •  In-custody change of plea hearings that may result in a release from incarceration.
    •  In-custody hearings on motions to modify a sentence that may result in a release from incarceration.
    • In-custody VOP Advisement hearings that may result in a plea and release from incarceration.