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
FEMA information related to Hurricane Irma.
Report drainage problems or Hurricane Debris in canals, streams and other waterways
online or by phone at 239-533-9400
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.
Recovery Plan Progress
Volume of Debris Collected
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.