To Apply for a Residential Driveway Permit

You may apply in person at the Permitting Office in the Lee County Public Works building, 1500 Monroe St., Fort Myers. View Map

To apply online fill out this permit application and submit it to DOT.  Google Chrome users: Save a copy of the form by right clicking the application link and clicking “Save link as”. This will create a pdf. The pdf can be filled out and submitted using the free  Adobe Acrobat Reader.

If you need assistance, please call our office at 239-533-9300 or email Consultations are free and are very helpful for both parties.


​Permit fees
​For buildings with one to four residential units
(single-family, duplex, triplex, quad-plex): ​
​Single Driveway​​$95
Double Driveway​​$120

A permit work sheet with directions will be provided to you at time of purchase.

Note: Buildings with five or more residential units are considered commercial structures and require a Commercial Right of Way Permit. Development order applications must be processed through the Lee County Department of Community Development's Development Services Division. Please read the County's Administrative Code AC 11-12 for policies on working in a right of way or easement.


To Schedule an Inspection

Call the automated system at 239-533-8997 and enter one of the following codes:

​Culvert Inspection
​Form Inspection
​Finish Limerock Inspection
​Final Inspection

Or click here to request an inspection online. 

Link to website. Call before you dig.