Please visit the Hours & General Information page for our lobby and telephone services hours.

Lee County Community Development oversees Planning, Zoning, Development and Permitting services, Environmental Review, Building Inspections, Contractor Licensing, and Code Enforcement for the Unincorporated areas of Lee County. 

Please contact the Incorporated areas of Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Estero, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel for similar services within those jurisdictions.

Quick Links

Disaster Recovery (Permitting)

Homeowner Insurance Deductible Assistance Program
Online Public Application Portal
Note: Contractors, Design Professionals, and Agents are required to submit applications and supporting documents through the eConnect/ACA Online Portal.

​Other Ways to Join the Queue: 
  • Text (239) 299-7332
  • Download the QLess App
Available on Android and iPhone

Community Development Administers:

The Lee Plan
The comprehensive plan for growth in unincorporated Lee County through 2035.

The Lee County
 Land Development Code

Construction Review
​The regulations which implement the Lee Plan and other ordinances adopted by the Board of County Commissioners.

Approvals and permits for all zoning, site development, and building construction.

Code Enforcement
Flood Insurance Rate Maps 
Enforcement of the Land Development Code and other County ordinances regarding land use and construction standards.
Verification of Flood Insurance Rate Map information for parcels​.


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