help.png Do You Need Help?

People in need of non-emergency help or who have questions can call 2-1-1 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Several agencies are assisting with aid in the area. Lee County Human & Veteran Services, United Way, Red Cross, Salvation Army, Harry Chapin Food Bank, Catholic Charities and more. For a full list of organizations, go to

Find additional FEMA information related to Hurricane Irma.

flood.png Flooding Information

Report drainage problems or Hurricane Debris in canals, streams and other waterways online or by phone at 239-533-9400

Flooding Information


The Lee County Community Development Department's Building Division is helping people seeking permits for recovery repairs and rebuilding. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. 239-533-8329.

All hurricane damage-related permit fees are being assessed the minimum fee regardless of their scope. All contractors seeking permits must be registered in Florida and Lee County and must provide proof of license and liability insurance. Learn more.

Recovery Plan Progress

Volume of Debris Collected

First 30 days of Debris collected. Charley - 356,244 vs Irma 462,480 cubic yards
Every day, Lee County receives reports from our debris collection monitor, Thompson Consulting Services, showing the volume of debris collected at each temporary debris collection site. Initial collection started September 16, 2017. 

As of 12/12/2017 the total debris collection in Lee County, including all municipalities was 3,027,708 cubic yards of debris. The charts below present debris collection data in unincorporated Lee County.

The chart below is updated at various times as information becomes available.


map.pngWhere are crews working this week?

View the interactive Lee County Debris Map 2nd Pass for the most up-to-date information. The map is updated at various times as information becomes available. (smartphone 2nd pass map

Residents in the following incorporated areas must contact their municipality directly for debris pickup information (click to see contact information)
Bonita Springs (Public Works, 239-949-6246

Cape Coral (Stacy Maine, 239-574-0592

Fort Myers (Darryl Bell, 239-321-8080

Fort Myers Beach (Chelsea O'Riley, 239-765-0202 ext. 1701) 

Sanibel (Keith Williams, 239-472-3700)


***Please Note: Garbage and debris generated outside of Lee County is not accepted at Lee County facilities.***

Contractors requesting to assist with debris cleanup can contact Pam Keyes at 533-8544

question.pngDo you have comments or questions regarding storm debris?

Submit comments or questions related to Storm Debris or call 533-8000.


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