To Apply for a Small Cell Permit​

Communications providers must register with Lee County to place or maintain a communications facility, conduit, backhaul facility, or utility pole intended to support the collocation of small wireless facilities in the County rights of way.  For more information, read Lee County's Small Cell Ordinance.

Fill out the fillable registration form from the link below:
Communications Provider Registration

Print a completed copy of the form and submit by certified mail or hand deliver to the following address:

DOT Engineering Services
5642 Enterprise Parkway
Fort Myers, FL  33905  View Map
Phone:  239-533-9306 or 239-533-9309

There is a $100 registration fee payable at time of registration.

NOTICE: 

​Registration provides the ability to apply for a permit, if applicable, and the ability to place or maintain communications facilities in the County right of way. Registration does not excuse a communications provider from obtaining necessary access or pole attachment agreements before locating its communications facilities in the County right of way. Registration does not excuse a communications provider from complying with all applicable codes, and State and Federal laws and regulations. By submitting a registration, the registrant acknowledges that is has reviewed a copy of Chapter 6, Article VII of the Lee County Land Development Code.

If you need assistance with submitting the Small Cell Permit, please call our office at 239-533-9306 or 239-533-9309.  Office hours are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Permit Forms

Right of Way Placement Permit Application - Communications Facilities
Right of Way Placement Permit Application - Utility Poles

Fill out the fillable permit forms from the links above, print completed copies of the forms and submit by certified mail or hand deliver to the following address:

DOT Engineering Services
5642 Enterprise Parkway
Fort Myers, FL  33905  View Map
Phone:  239-533-9306 or 239-533-9309

Inspection

To request an inspection, call the DOT Engineering Project Manager, Permitting at 239-533-9306 or 239-533-9309.



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