Licensing & Permitting

Please feel free to take a look at the agencies' web page that is responsible for approving your permit. We have included a quick reference page for residential customers who live in Lee County (pay their taxes to the county) and Cape Coral.

We have also included a list of the most common terms and definitions when working with a marine contractor and permitting. Click here to learn more.

Federal & State Permitting Agencies

Army Corp of Engineers:
1520 Royal Palm Square Boulevard, Suite #310
Fort Myers, Florida 33919
Phone: (239) 334-1975
Fax: (239) 334-0797

Florida Department of Envrionmental Protection:
South District
2295 Victoria Street, Suite #364
Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Phone: (239) 332-6975
Fax: (239) 332-6969

South Florida Water Managment District:
2301 McGregor Boulevard
Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Phone: (239) 338-2929
Fax: (239) 338-2936
Toll Free: (800) 248-1201

Local Permitting Agencies

Lee County:
Lee County Code:

Contact Info:

Lee County Building Department
1825 Hendry Street
Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Phone: (239) 335-2218

Fax: (239) 335-2243
City of Cape Coral:
Cape Coral Code:
(Section 3.16)

Contact Info:

City of Cape Coral
Community Development
1015 Cultural Park Boulevard
Cape Coral, Florida 33990
Planning Division Phone: (239) 574-0552
Building Division Phone: (239) 574-0549
Permitting Division Phone: (239) 574-0546
City of Fort Myers:
City of Fort Myers Code:
(Section 118-546)

Contact Info:

City of Fort Myers
Community Development Facility
1825 Hendry Street
Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Phone: (239) 332-6630
City of Sanibel:
City of Sanibel Code:
(Division 2 - Accessory

Contact Info:

City of Sanibel
800 Dunlop Road
Sanibel, Florida 33957
Phone: (239) 472-4135
Fax: (239) 472-3065