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Services of the Department of Community Development are located at 1500 Monroe Street and 1825 Hendry Street in downtown Fort Myers. 


PLEASE NOTE:  To provide additional customer service, the permitting lobby and building inspections office resumed their normal hours of operation. The permitting lobby is open 7:30am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday and the building inspections office is open 7:30am-4:00pm, Monday through Friday.



Department of Community Development, 1500 Monroe Street, Fort Myers

Department of Community Development Building



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Building 1
1500 Monroe Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901


phone 533-8585/fax 485-8344 
Comprehensive Planning
Historic Preservation
Environmental Sciences
phone 533-8389/fax 485-8344
Rezoning & Development of Regional Impact (DRI)
phone 533-8585/fax 485-8344
Development Services
Development Review
phone 533-8585/fax 485-8344
Building Services
phone 533-8329/fax 485-8340
Plan Review
phone 533-8597/fax 485-8529 
Zoning Review
phone 533-8597/fax 485-8486
Code Violations
phone 533-8895/fax 485-8577
Contractor Licensing
phone 533-8895/fax 485-8577

Building 2
1825 Hendry Street, 3rd Floor
Fort Myers, FL 33901

Building Inspections

phone 533-5801/fax 485-5555 

    Office Hours of Operation:

  • Building Inspections:
    • Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm


  • Permitting, Plan Review, Zoning Review, Code Violations, Contractor Licensing:
    • Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:30pm


  • Code Enforcement, Development Services, Environmental Sciences, Planning, Zoning:
    • Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:30pm