Captiva is a coastal island community located between Pine Island Sound and the Gulf of Mexico. The community is mostly comprised of a variety of year-round and seasonal residences. There is also a small commercial center which features small, locally owned restaurants, shops, and services to meet the needs of the community members and visitors. The primary goal of the community planning effort is to enhance Captiva’s quality of life by protecting its historic residential character, diverse natural environment, and clean marine waters and beaches.
  • Lee Plan Goal 23 maintain and enhance the historic pattern of development while supporting a diverse and healthy environment and marine ecosystem.
  • Land Development Code (Chapter 33, Article IX) establishes and implements appropriate land development regulations.

Community Project Presentations:

The owner or agent applying for the following types of county approvals must conduct one public informational session within the community plan area prior to obtaining a finding of sufficiency.
  • Rezoning, special exception or variance
For additional information on meeting requirements, please see Lee Plan Goal 23 and Land Development Code Section 33-1612. 

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