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Learn About Lee County Government Through LeeGROWS
Go behind the scenes of Lee County Government with our free Government Resource and Orientation Workshop Series. You’ll visit with Animal Services, 911 Dispatch, Clerk of Courts, the County Jail and much more during five, one-day sessions. To learn more, visit LeeGROWS and sign up online, or call us at (239) 533-2111.
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Join “Lee County Town Hall” Online Public Forum
Participate in local government – at any time, from any place – with the “Lee County Town Hall” virtual public forum.
Lee County’s new interactive website, at, invites residents to share opinions and ideas on proposed projects to help improve our community. The growing list of campaigns will also feature polls and challenges just for fun. Registration is free, so get involved today!
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New Online Option for Submitting Public Records Requests
Now you can submit and monitor the status of public records requests via a new online portal. Visit the Public Records Request Center to search FAQs, submit a request online and monitor your request’s status. It’s free and easy to create an account with your email address. Request submissions via phone, mail, fax, email and in person are still available.
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New Code Lowers Grass Violation to 12 Inches
Lee County’s new lot mowing ordinance, adopted April 1, lowers the grass height violation from 16 to 12 inches when covering more than 50 percent of the parcel. Property owners will receive an invoice if the County sends multiple notices to the same property within a 12-month period, regardless of abatement. Click here to view the entire ordinance, including agricultural exemptions.
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Are You Ready? It's Hurricane Season
If you haven’t created your family emergency plan and stocked up on supplies, don’t wait! Get started today with Lee County’s online Hurricane Preparation Guide.

To stay in the know when a hurricane is approaching, sign up to be a Facebook fan, Twitter follower or YouTube subscriber of Lee County Emergency Management, Emergency Operations Center and Emergency Dispatch.
Enabled: True       Start: 06/01/14       End: 11/30/14
Island Hopper Songwriter Fest On Captiva & Fort Myers Beach
Island Hopper Festival LogoThe inaugural Island Hopper Songwriter Fest brings nationally acclaimed singer-songwriters, Including Kristian Bush of Sugarland and Thompson Square, to Captiva Sept. 26-28 and Fort Myers Beach Oct. 3-5. Presented by BMI, along with iHeartRadio, Cat Country 107.1, and The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel, the festival will feature dozens of free shows. Come and experience the voices, back stories and personalities of the artists in intimate island settings. Visit our website for more info. Register to volunteer here.
Enabled: True       Start: 09/17/14       End: 10/04/14

Fill Your Empty Nest at Animal Services

As kids head back to school or off to college, many parents experience the empty nest syndrome. Lee County Domestic Animal Services has the perfect solution: adopt a pet. Select dogs and kittens can fill that empty nest for an adoption fee of just $15 throughout September. In addition, all cats and kittens are two-for-one adoption fee. Read more.

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Can’t Make It to a Board Meeting? Submit an Ecomment


Members of the public who are unable to attend the Lee County Commission's Regular Board Meetings can still share their opinions on agenda items with the Board through “Ecomments.” Once the agenda is posted online for the next Regular Board Meeting, submit your comment electronically by clicking on the agenda item. Then click the “Make a Comment” button that appears in the right column. The deadline to submit comments is 8 a.m. the Monday prior to the meeting.