Plan Review, Permitting and Inspections

About the process

All permit applications must be submitted electronically through e-permitting and will be received by the Community Development Department to be turned into a permit. Once a permit has been created a plans examiners will be assigned.

Community Development Department
1825 Hendry Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901
(P) 239-321-7925

The Engineering Division will review the following items (*dependent on the project) and provide comments to the Community Development Department: 

  • Traffic
  • Sanitation, Dumpsters and Waste Pickup
  • Drainage
  • Water and Sewer Installation 
  • Driveways and Right-of-Ways
  • Site Preparation
  • Lift Station Construction
  • Bonds for Utility, Subdivision and Right-of-Way work

All answers and resubmittals are submitted through Community Development to be entered into the e-permitting. 

Once a permit has been issued, the first inspection that is required to be called in is the 702 pre-construction meeting with the Engineering Division. This is a two-part process: 

  1. To schedule, please call 239-321-7445 or email at
  2. Once a time for the meeting has been coordinated, please contact the inspection line at 1-866-217-9262.

Results and comments about our inspections can be discussed with Dawn Miller, 239-321-7453.