​​​​​To install shutters or replace size for size windows and doors, you will need to submit a completed Shutter/Window/Door permit application, and three copies of a floor plan showing the affected openings and the means of escape. If you are installing shutters, you will need to provide three copies of an additional worksheet for the type of shutter you will be using. On the application and/or the shutter worksheet, you will need to list the product approval numbers for the product you will be installing. Lee County accepts Florida Product Approval (FL#’s) and NOA’s.

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 pressures, you must provide three copies of individual calculations or engineering.
WINDMSTR01 - 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.
Compliance with table R402.1.2 of the current Florida Building Code.​​

​​​150 Wind Exp B160 Wind Exp B160 Wind Exp D170 Wind Exp D
House < 30'+24.3+27.6+45.9+56.2
House 30'-45'+27.2+30.9+49.2+61.3
House 45'-60'+29.6+33.7+51.7+64.4


  • 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 an Radon fee of 1 percent of the permit fee, minimum of $2.
Review all associated permit fees.