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   By phone: 239-533-8000
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IMPORTANT NOTE: Effective July 1st, 2021 pursuant to Florida Statute 125.69, Lee County Code Enforcement is no longer allowed to investigate potential violations of codes or ordinances by way of anonymous complaints. A person who reports a potential violation must provide his or her name and address as part of the complaint. Please note: Florida has a very broad public records law. The complainant's name and address, along with any other information provided, will become public record and subject to public disclosure.

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Holiday Hours:

  • The Independence Day Holiday on Monday, July 4 will delay collection schedules by one day for the rest of the week.
  • County offices and disposal facilities will be closed July 4.
  • The Topaz Court facility will be closed Saturday, July 2 and will open 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 9.

Please Note: 

  • The Solid Waste Customer Service Department is located at the County Public Works building located at 1500 Monroe Street. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Due to the national coin shortage, please use exact change or pay with debit/credit card or mobile pay.




 The Lee County Solid Waste Department provides a variety of convenient waste and recycling services to more than 320,000 households in unincorporated Lee County and six municipalities. The Department also owns and operates technologically advanced waste-to-energy and material recycling facilities, supported by a landfill, two transfer stations, a household chemical waste facility and a Reuse Center. In all, the disposal system handles more than 1.2 million tons of waste each year.

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  • Main Phone: 239-533-8000
  • Solid Waste Resource Recovery Facility          10500 Buckingham Road
    Fort Myers, FL 33905
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  • Topaz Court Solid Waste Annex                            6441 Topaz Court
    Fort Myers, FL 33966
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