Lee County Solid Waste rates are calculated to recover the cost of providing solid waste collection, disposal and recycling services to its customers.
|Service Area 1||Bonita Springs, Town of Fort Myers Beach, Estero||$214.31|
|Service Area 2||South Fort Myers - West, Iona/McGregor, Captiva, Estero||$202.93|
|Service Area 3||South Fort Myers - East, San Carlos Park, Villas, Estero||$230.56|
|Service Area 4||East, Lehigh Acres, Alva||$226.98|
|Service Area 5||Pine Island, North Fort Myers||$247.06|
|Service Area 6||Boca Grande||$204.79|
|Service Area 7||Outer Islands|
|*Ratepayers can realize a 4 percent discount by using the tax collector's early payment procedure. |
|1. Incorporated Residential (per unit)||$16.17|
|2. Multi-family Residential (per unit)||$13.30|
|3. Recreational Vehicle (RV) Parks (per lot)||$ 2.16|
|4. Business and Institutions (per square ft.):|||
| Generation Category A||$0.00457|
| Generation Category B||$0.01562|
| Generation Category C||$0.02666|
| Generation Category D||$0.09747|
| Generation Category E||$0.19494|
|5. MSTU (Cape Coral) Millage || 0.1523 mills|
|Note: An administrative billing charge of $2.55 per account will be added to the assessments for properties 1 - 4.|||
|MSW Tipping Fee (with Disposal Facility Assessment)||$67.45/ton|
|MSW Gate Fee ||$50.20/ton|
Rates are reviewed annually by Lee County Board of County Commissioners and became effective on Oct. 1 of each year with the adoption of a Resolution. View the approved FY19-20 Rate Resolution.
**Tire disposal rates increased May 1, 2020. View the updated FY20 Rate Sheet.
A solid waste revenue sufficiency and rate study was performed on the Solid Waste Department in 2020.