Captiva is a coastal island community located between Pine
Island Sound and the Gulf of Mexico. The
community is mostly comprised of a variety of year-round and seasonal
residences. There is also a small
commercial center which features small, locally owned restaurants, shops, and
services to meet the needs of the community members and visitors. The primary
goal of the community’s planning activities is to enhance Captiva’s quality of
life by protecting its historic residential character, diverse natural
environment, and clean marine waters and beaches. In order to accomplish these objectives,
Captiva is actively engaged in a number of community planning
- Captiva Community Plan and Lee Plan Goal 13 maintain and enhance
the historic pattern of development while supporting a diverse and healthy
environment and marine ecosystem.
- Captiva Land Development Code (Chapter 33, Article IX) establishes and implements
appropriate land development regulations.
This is an active community planning project. Draft materials are
available on the community's planning website. If you are interested in
participating or would like more information, please contact Sharon Jenkins-Owen
at SJenkins-Owen@leegov.com or 239-533-8535.
Community Project Presentations:
The owner or agent applying for the following types
of county approvals must conduct one public informational session within the
community plan area prior to obtaining a finding of sufficiency.
- Conventional rezoning, special exception or
For additional information on meeting
requirements, please see Lee Plan
Goal 13 and Land Development Code