Code violations Lee County

Code violations Lee County

Disclosure for this report on code violations Lee County:

—My work done for me and shared with you.

—This report was prepared from the October 2016 Code Violations for Unincorporated Lee County

—Data was harvested from Lee County Permitting website and then manually researched.

—FYI The Lee County Data formats are very hard to work with.

Code violations Lee County Investigates:​

—​​Overgrown Grass and Lot Mow Violations

—Trash and Nuisance Accumulation​

—Inoperable, Unlicensed, and Abandoned Vehicles

—Building Without a Permit, Expired Permits​​

—Signs in the ROW/Road Obstruction

—Zoning Violations/Illegal Land Use

—Building Maintenance

—Unlicensed Contractors

—Dock and Shore Violations

—​​Environmental Violations

Code violations Lee County Does Not Investigate:​

—Dogs (barking, abused, stray, loose, feces, etc.)



—Debris in the ROW (Right of Way)

—Septic Tank/Well Issues


—Onsite worker safety

—​Derelict Vessel Removal                     ​​

—Hazardous Waste/Oil Spills

—Fertilizer Ordinance​

—​​Properties in the City of Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Bonita Springs, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel and the Village of Estero

Code violations Lee County: 1954 Violations for 10/2016

Lot Mowing 791 40.48%
Nuisance Accumulation 473 24.21%
No Permit 161 8.24%
Permitted Uses 72 3.68%
Expired Permit 72 3.68%
ROW Miscellaneous 55 2.81%
Trucks 51 2.61%
Fence w/o Permit 39 2.00%
Zoning Violation 33 1.69%
Unsafe Building 25 1.28%
Chickens 18 0.92%
Certificate of Occ (none) 16 0.82%
MTC-Fences 14 0.72%
Tag & Tow 11 0.56%

By City:

LEHIGH ACRES 1062 54.35%
FORT MYERS 580 29.68%
BOKEELIA 36 1.84%
ALVA 13 0.67%
MATLACHA 7 0.36%
CAPTIVA 3 0.15%

Homestead Versus Non-Homesteaded:

Violation Type Non-Homesteaded Homesteaded
Lot Mowing 722 55
Nuisance Accumulation 319 137
No Permit 97 59
Permitted Uses 45 22
Expired Permit 44 26
ROW Miscellaneous 51 2
Trucks 19 29
Fence w/o Permit 16 10
Zoning Violation 26 6


About the study area: Lee County is a county in the State of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 618,754. The county seat is Fort Myers, and the largest city is Cape Coral.

Lee County comprises the Cape Coral–Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Code violations Lee County


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