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NOTE: Effective July 1, 2021, under Florida Statute 125.69, Cape Coral Code Enforcement is no longer allowed to investigate potential violations of codes or ordinances through anonymous complaints. Except under specific guidelines for safety and environmental violations. A person who reports a possible violation must provide their name and address as part of the complaint. This is only meant to serve as a brief summary of the recent amendments to Florida Statute 125.69. The following link provides a complete version of the recent amendments to Florida Statute 125.69:

Compliance Through Cooperation
Cape Coral is a beautiful city in which to live and work. Residents enjoy magnificent year-round weather, friendly neighbors, and a low crime rate that is the envy of other cities.  One of the primary reasons for the Cape’s high quality of life is that property owners have adopted an attitude of a clean and safe environment. This is reflected in the number of beautifully kept homes and neighborhoods throughout the city. Residents are genuinely proud of their property, and it shows. Splendidly maintained homes and neighborhoods are a source of pride for all residents.

Homeowners also support and obey the various city ordinances that are designed to keep Cape Coral looking beautiful in the years to come.

Cape Coral did not become a beautiful city by accident -- it became beautiful because its residents made it so. Working together, property owners, neighborhood associations, and the police department can keep Cape Coral beautiful in the years to come -- a clean and safe environment for us, our children, and our children’s children.

Code Compliance Division Mission Statement
To provide our citizens with the highest quality of service and uphold and enforce Codes and Standards established to protect the Public Health, Safety, and Welfare of all residents, business owners, and visitors based upon priorities consistent with established standards.  Courtesy and professionalism will serve as guiding principles that will permeate the Code Unit's character, ensuring that our determination to deter blight within the City is tempered with sensitivity and compassion.

Code Compliance Division Goals
  • To educate the public about the City's codes and ordinances and to obtain voluntary compliance.
  • To perform our duties in a fair, professional, and courteous manner.
  • To protect the Health, Safety, and Welfare of all property owners, residents, tenants, businesses, and visitors.
  • To develop and establish standards and ordinances that ensure positive effects on property value, community appearance, and neighborhood pride.
  • To partner with other departments and agencies to reach our common goals.
  • To partner with community organizations and associations and assist them in reaching common goals.
  • To establish and maintain a proactive environment to help solve community problems and stay at the forefront of creative and effective Code Enforcement.
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Click on the links below to research the City's Code of Ordinances and Land Use and Development Regulations located on the Municode website:

For more information about the above issues or any code compliance matters, please call the Cape Coral Code Compliance Office at 239-574-0613.