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The Lee County Division of Natural Resources Division Groundwater Section is reviewing and making changes to the current well construction ordinance 06-09.

This is due to new State legislation along with the need to update the ordinance to reflect the new areas of Lee County which are permitting.

Below are two choices for all to review and make comments to, one is a clean version as well as a track changed version. Please feel free make all comments to   


Lee County Ordinance Changes 11-5

1094937-Ordinance Amending Well Code


Lee County Well Permitting

239-533-8810 or 239-533-8540

Fax:  239-485-8408





The Ground Water Unit has several responsibilities in protecting the County's groundwater resources. Major tasks of this Unit are enforcing the County well code and well field protection ordinance, issuance of well construction permits, and inspection of well construction for compliance with the code requirements.

The Unit provides advice and also responds to the public well contractors, consultants, County staff, and other agencies on issues related to hydrogeology of the region. The Unit acts as liaison between the County and the Well Construction Advisory Board. 

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