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The original item was published from 3/28/2023 11:25:00 AM to 3/28/2023 11:27:18 AM.

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Posted on: March 28, 2023



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Florida Division of Emergency Management 

Private and commercial property demolition and debris removal deadline is March 29

The Florida Division of Emergency Management is still accepting applications through its website for commercial and residential property owners to have their homes or businesses demolished and debris removed at no cost. Property owners can also call the hotline at 850-961-2002 or email FDEM want to assure everyone that any current existing debris operations or previously submitted reports of title property will be handled accordingly and will not be impacted by the deadline. 

Curbside debris on Town’s side streets - March 1 was the last day that heavy debris could be placed curbside on the Town’s side streets for free pick up by contractors with the Florida Division of Emergency Management and partners. If heavy debris other than regular trash pickup was placed curbside after March 1 it may not be picked up. It will be the property owner’s responsibility to coordinate removal and pay for that removal.

Curbside debris on Estero Boulevard, has been managed by Lee County. The deadline for that debris to be placed curbside was also March 1. Any debris curbside that was put there after March 1 may not be picked up and it will be the property owner’s responsibility to coordinate removal.

Waterways debris removal Contractors vetted by the Florida Division of Emergency Management have been cleaning Hurricane Ian debris from public waterways for several months. No deadline has yet been set for this work to end. Household trash pickup Household trash pickup is operating on a regular schedule. For questions about pickups, contact Waste Management at 239-334-1224.

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