Electronic Submittals

Floor Plan Layout- Submit one copy with all affected openings numbered and the means of escape (Egress) shown/labeled. Floor Plan Layout Example
    Engineered Plans: (if applicable)
    If providing Individual Engineering or Individual Calculations, please upload site specific, digitally signed and
    sealed plans done by a Florida state registered Design Professional.

Additional Documents:
Notice of Commencement- Required if the job value is greater than $2500.
Owner Builder Disclosure Statement*- Required if the Owner Builder is applying for the permit and
   completing the work.
Custom Windows System Letter- Required if replacing Acrylic/Vinyl panels.
HOA/Condo Approval Letter- Required if the work is being completed on a Multi-Family home or
   Condo/Townhouse with 3+ units.

The Shutter Worksheets are no longer required for new Shutter Installation.


Paper Submittals (Owner Builders Only)

1. Exterior Openings Permit Application
2. Floor Plan Layout- Submit three (3) copies with all affected openings numbered and the means of escape
   (Egress) shown/labeled. Floor Plan Layout Example
       Engineered Plans- (if applicable)
       If providing Individual Engineering or Individual Calculations, please submit three (3) original sets of
       site specific, raised or wet sealed plans signed by a Florida state registered Design Professional.

3. Additional Documents- Same as above. *Owner Builder Disclosure Statement is required.



Window and Door Pressure Calculations 

On the application you may select to use Lee County’s Mastered pressures when applying for size for size window and door replacements. If you will not be using Lee County’s Master Calculations, you must provide Engineered Plans as outlined above.
WINDMSTR20 - Lee County’s Alternate Method for Size for Size Window/Door replacements on windows/doors less than or equal to 60 feet high. These are the pressure requirements if individual pressures or engineering is not submitted.

Mobile Homes are required to comply with the below referenced pressures but are exempt from Impact Protection. Impact Protection is required for any Additions to a Mobile Home. 

Wind Speed Maps can be found in the current Florida Building Code

Compliance with R301.2 of the current Florida Building Code.​​

Lee County's Master Calculations- WINDMSTR20

​​​150 Wind Exp B160 Wind Exp B160 Wind Exp D170 Wind Exp D
     
House < 30'+24.3+27.6+45.9
+51.8
 -32.5-37-61.4-69.4
     
House 30'-45'+27.2+30.9
+49.1
+55.5
 -36.4-41.4-65.9
-74.4
     
House 45'-60'+29.6
+33.7
+51.6
+58.3
 -39.7
-45.1-69.2-78.2

​​​​​​​Fees​​

  • Plan Review Fee: $50
  • Window/Door Permit Fee: $75
  • Shutter Permit Fee: $75
  • Electrical Permit Fee: $75
  • Each permit is charged an Administration fee of 1.5 percent of the permit fee, minimum of $2.
  • ​​Each permit is charged a Radon fee of 1 percent of the permit fee, minimum of $2.
Review all associated permit fees.