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Building & Common Permits

Before building in Cape Coral, it is important to understand the City's permit process, requirements, and other information. The links below will direct you to access important information and various permits/forms required for building in Cape Coral and other activities. Please be sure to read all Notice to Industry updates below.

Building Information & Permit Forms:

--> See Building, Inspection, and Permit Reports

Other Commonly Requested Permits to Avoid Code Compliance Violations

  • Boat/RV Permit to Park - Apply through EnerGov Customer Self-Service (CSS) - Click "Apply," then "All," then "RV/Boat Permit"
  • Garage Sale Permit - Please review the Garage Sale ordinance under ARTICLE III: Section 3.21 before conducting a garage sale.
  • Temporary Storage (POD) - Apply thru EnerGov Customer Self-Service (CSS)
  • Outdoor Dog Dining Permit - Restaurants with designated outdoor patio space that meets the requirements may apply to allow dogs in food establishments.