​​​​​​​Picture of construction siteThe Development Services Division provides administrative review and issuance of development orders for site work activities for all commercial, industrial and multiple-family developments and residential subdivisions within unincorporated Lee County and the Town of Fort Myers Beach.

The division also reviews and processes applications for property subdivision plats and the formal vacation of easements and rights-of-way.

Prior to the submission of an application for development order approval, applicants are encouraged to schedule an informal meeting with Community Development staff members to discuss details of the proposed project and to obtain general guidance on the application process. To schedule a staff informal meeting, fill out an informal application on​​line or download and submit via email to informals@leegov.com or via fax to 239-485-8344.