​Development Services Codes

The Lee Plan
Lee County Land Development Code (LDC)


View Development Order and Limited Review Development Order processes, and approximate timeframes.​  

Development Orders

Chapter 10 of the Lee County Land ​De​velopment Code provides the review procedures and application requirements to obtain a Development Order.
LDC Chapter 10 - Development Standards
LDC Chapter 33 - Planning Community Regulations
LDC Chapter 34 - Zoning

Limited Development Orders

Limited Development Order details are within Section 10-174 of the Lee County Land ​Development Code

Mining Development Orders

Mining Development Order details are within LDC Chapter 12 - Resource Extraction


Development Services reviews and processes applications for Petitions to Vacate roadway, utility and drainage easements and rights-of-way.  A Petition to Vacate requires an advertised public hearing before the Board of County Commissioners prior to approval.  The application and review processes are provided in Lee Co​unty Administrative Codes:

Development Services reviews and processes applications for the recording of plats for residential and commercial subdivisions in accordance with Chapter 177, Florida Statutes (F.S.).  The review and approval process is administrative in nature and, in addition to Chapter 177, F.S., is governed by Lee County 
Administrative Code 13-19