Please note that we are currently not accepting payments by mail. If you are unable to make your payment online or by phone as outlined below, please call 239-533-8539.

 NOTE: When making payments online, you will be redirected to a third party secure site for the payment to be processed; once completed, you will be redirected back to eConnect. If you are a MAC user, it is recommended that you upgrade to OS High Sierra or later.  If your balance due is $100,000 or higher, please call 239-533-8539 for additional instructions as the payment system does not allow payments over this amount.

Lee County Community Development Payment Options


The use of this feature requires your bank to allow for a debit transaction to take place. Often business accounts are set up with a Debit Filter or Block.  Prior to using this method, contact your bank to verify that Forte Payments Systems, Company ID: 1330903620 will be authorized to process debit transactions on your account. After confirming the status of your checking account, have your permit/case number handy (keeping in mind that all information you enter must be valid information, including routing number, account number and check number),  then make your payment. ​

Credi​t Card:

The use of this feature allows you to enter your credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover) along with your CSV number, name and full mailing address where you receive your invoice. Have your permit/case number handy, then make your payment.

The credit card payment option is available both online and by dialing 239-533-8997, option *.

If you wish to mail your payment, please include the case/permit number on your check or money order and mail to:

Lee County Community Development
Attn: Cashier
PO BOX 398
Fort Myers, FL 33902-0398

If you have any comments or questions on these payment options, please call 239-533-8329.​