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Posted on: September 29, 2023

Island Hopper’s Songwriter Festival returns to Fort Myers Beach


Island Hopper’s Songwriter Festival returns to Fort Myers Beach and takes over Bayside Park from Friday, Sept. 29 to Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023. Featuring performances by artists from Nashville and nationwide, this festival is hosted by the Lee County...

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schedule of performances and information about art Advisories
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Thanks for the participation in the Community Recovery Workshops we hosted on Monday and Tuesday


Thanks to everyone who came to the Community Recovery Workshops we hosted on Monday and Tuesday this week at DiamondHead!

We had about 100 people in attendance over the two days. The workshops were to share status about the Town’s current and nea...

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Posted on: September 1, 2023

Town starting to address unsafe structures damaged by Hurricane Ian


It has almost been a full year since Hurricane Ian damaged structures in the Town and the Code Compliance Division is starting to address unsafe structures that have not been repaired or demolished.

“As the Town moves forward with the rebuilding of Fort My...

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Unsafe structures letter Advisories
Posted on: August 16, 2023

Planning a community event? Please complete a special event application

Downtown District and Boat Tour (6)

As our community rebuilds after Hurricane Ian, community events are returning! 

Please, if you are planning a community event, submit a special event application to the Town so that we can make sure the supports are in place that help your event b...

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Info about special event permits Advisories
Posted on: August 4, 2023

Regarding buildings damaged by Hurricane Ian

Permitting information

Regarding buildings damaged by Hurricane Ian:

The Town understands that high volume has caused some insurance, contracting, and assessing delays following Hurricane Ian. As of April 14, 2023, a Town-wide immediate repair mandate for all storm damaged build...

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Posted on: August 2, 2023

All Hazards Guide - 2023-2024

2023 All Hazards Guide

Lee County has released the 2023-2024 All Hazards Guide. Physical copies are available at the Town Hall.

All Hazards Guide - English

Text version accessible to screen readers

Guía para todos los riesgos - Versión ADA

Haitian Creole

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2023-2024 All Hazards Guide Advisories
Posted on: July 10, 2023

REMINDER: Hurricane re-entry passes are ready at Town Hall

Hurricane Pass front 2023

Each pass will have the first three letters of the pass holder's name written on the back with an assigned number. The number will be assigned when the pass holder shows identification at pick up.

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Emergency preparedness Advisories
Posted on: July 5, 2023

Remember: Always Hire a Licensed Contractor

Protect Your Business and property

Hurricane season is underway, and Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations (DBPR) encourages businesses and professionals to protect themselves before and after a storm. 

We've been hearing nightmarish stories about iss...

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Verify licenses here Advisories
Posted on: May 15, 2023

Hurricane season started June 1; STAY PREPARED

June 1 to November 30 Hurricane Season

Hurricane season began on June 1 and lasts through November 30. Be prepared!

Making an evacuation plan and stocking enough food, water and supplies to last for at least seven days after a storm are critical steps to take now. Packing insurance and other im...

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FMB Emergency Info Advisories