Lee County Government Service Updates:

Expand each department below to see which services are open or modified, and which are closed.

 Animal Services

Open or Modified Services
  • Lee County Domestic Animal Services is currently open by appointment only.
  • The adoption center is available by appointment only from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday at 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33912. Appointments are required for all adoptions which can be made by calling 239-533-9216.
  • Clinic hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00am - 4:00pm by appointment only. Appointments can be made by calling 239-533-9216.
  • Lost and Found is open Monday - Saturday from 8am - 4:00pm by appointment only. Call 239-533-9218 to schedule an appointment if you are missing a pet or have found a pet and wish to schedule a drop off.
  • Licensing is available by mail or through the drop box located outside of our clinic doors. More information.
  • Visitors are asked to follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention for masks and social distancing.
  • Call (239) 533-7387 with any questions.

 Community Development (Building Permits)

Open or Modified Services

 Human and Veteran Services

Closed or Cancelled Services
  • Human and Veteran Services lobby is closed to the public.
Open or Modified Services
  • Client services will be provided by phone and internet.
  • Please call (239) 533-7900 or view additional information regarding assistance and services



The health and safety of our community members are of the utmost importance to Lee County Government. All service updates are made in alignment with the State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control's recommendation for social distancing.

Open or Modified Services

  • Applications and reservations for ADA (Passport) service will be conducted over the phone by calling (239) 533-0300.

 Parks & Recreation

Open or Modified Services

  • All Parks & Recreation facilities have resumed normal operating hours.
  • Programs, activities, rentals, weight rooms and gymnasiums have resumed operations with approved safety plans.
  • Lee County Parks & Recreation Administration office is open normal business hours.
  • Visit each facility webpage for hours and programs.

Visit the Parks & Recreation Website

 Solid Waste

Open or Modified Services
  • Garbage Collection will continue
  • The Topaz Court Household Chemical Waste Facility has reopened for residential chemical waste and electronics drop off.
  • The resource Recovery Facility remains open. Hand unloaders must be in the gate 30 minutes prior to closing. Customers remaining in the unloading areas after the posted closing time are subject to a $10 fee for every 5 minutes the facility must remain open.
  • As a safety precaution, cash payments are discouraged at any of the Solid Waste facilities. Please be prepared to use a credit or debit card for payment.
  • All compost sales have resumed.


Open or Modified Services
  • A drive-thru is available at 7391 College Parkway and is open Monday-Friday (except holidays) from 8:00am - 4:00pm.
  • A drop-box is available in the front door and drive-thru at 7391 College Parkway.
  • A drop-box is available at 1500 Monroe Street, Fort Myers (near the Eastern entrance on Monroe Street).
  • Online and phone services will continue to be available.

 Tolls and Transportation

Closed or Cancelled Services
  • The Big Carlos Pass Bridge Project Development & Environment Study Public Hearing has been postponed to a yet-to-be-determined date.
Open or Modified Services

 Public Safety

Open or Modified Services
  • Public Safety will continue to function normally.

 Visitor & Convention Bureau

The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau has developed resources for industry partners. These resources are viewable here.

Other Agencies:

Bonita Springs
Cape Coral
Fort Myers
 Fort Myers Beach
City of Bonita Springs
​City of Cape Coral
​City of Fort Myers
​City of Sanibel
Town of Fort Myers Beach
  Southwest Florida International Airport

​Village of Estero
Southwest Florida International Airport