Please call the Planning and Zoning Dept. at 239-321-7975 for the details.
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If your Parcel number has a “P” in it, then you are in the City. Look on your tax bill for your parcel number. For example, this Parcel number is within the City Limits: 13-44-24-P4-00404.0080. You can also view our online map of the City boundary to see if you are within City limits.
Lee County, 533-8587.
At www.municode.com select on-line library, Florida, then Fort Myers.
Please view this online GIS map resource,
Business Tax Receipt. The State of Florida changed the name of “occupational license” to “BTR”.
Yes. Apply at 1825 Hendry St., Suite 101.
Yes. Every fence requires a permit in order to be installed.
Single tenant businesses are allowed 2 signs, one ground sign (not to exceed 250 square feet) and one wall sign (not to exceed 125 square feet). Sign regulations are found at www.municode.com in Chapter 126. Every sign requires a permit in order to be installed, including a change out of the face(s) of the sign.
The setbacks regulations are set by your zoning district, which can be found on the City’s Zoning Map or call Planning and Zoning at 239-321-7975 for your zoning district and setbacks.
Directions from 1825 Hendry Street to: Lee County Community DevelopmentAnd Public Works Building 1500 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901Includes - Permitting, Planning and Zoning in UNINCORPORATED Lee CountyPone: 239-533-8585
Lee County Community Development/Public Works building is located on the corners of First and Monroe, Main and Monroe, Heitman and Main, and Heitman and First.