The City of Fort Myers Community Development Department has converted to the new Software, Tyler EnerGov. Please visit the EnerGov Customer Self Service Portal and watch our new instructional videos. Applying for Permits (video) and Inspections (video). Questions about EnerGov? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Permitting at 239-321-7925.
BUSINESS TAX RECEIPT RENEWALS
Due to Hurricane Ian, the City will not assess any late fees on Business Tax Receipt (BTR) renewals through the remainder of 2022. If you have already mailed your FY22/23 renewals, we are processing them as quickly as possible, your patience is appreciated.
NO PERMIT FEES FOR DAMAGE CAUSED BY HURRICANE IAN
The City will continue to suspend building permit fees for work related to damage caused by Hurricane Ian into 2023. Please reach out to our community development team, who are committed to expedite permit applications as quickly as possible.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT LOBBY HOURS
The City of Fort Myers Community Development Department lobby doors on 1825 Hendry Street will close at 4 p.m. Phone lines remain open from 7:30 am to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The lobby is open for business each morning at 7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. Please call Community Development staff at 239-321-7925 if there are any questions or concerns. Thank you.
The Planning Division is responsible for the City’s land development code, zoning, comprehensive planning, historic preservation, business tax receipts (BTR), garage and yard sales, and more. Planning’s mission is to improve the quality of life and sense of place of our community and neighborhoods through protection and conservation of our historic and natural resources utilizing best planning practices to provide a healthy and vibrant community for future generations.