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Permitting Services Division

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Permitting Counter Hours (By Appointment Only) 
Mon-Thu, 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Closed Fridays)
Last sign-in at 3:30 p.m.

Appointments are in 30-minute slots via Q-less virtual line system. No walk-ins. For general permitting questions call (239) 574-0546 or email .

All contractors must apply for permits via In-person (owner-builder permits only) and online applications are processed in order of receipt. Permits are not immediately issued at the Permitting Counter.

Contact Numbers:  
Permitting 239-574-0546
Automated Inspection Scheduling 855-636-2824
Administration 239-574-0560
Inspection Scheduling Questions/Help    239-573-3173
C/O Desk-City Inspected permits 239-574-0606
C/O Desk-Private Provider 239-242-3782

Cape Coral requires permits and inspections for safe building and land use, quality site planning, and coordinated development. The Permitting Services Division, within the Development Services Department, issues all building permits.   

Permits, following Florida Building Codes, authorize construction or alterations and installation or replacement systems.

How to Apply for Permits:
1.  Review permit types in the Permit Document Center.
2.  Submit Building Permits through the EnerGov Customer Self-Service (CSS) Portal
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Contact the City's EnerGov helpline at 239-242-3838, available from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Mon-Thu, for Energov assististance. 

For general permitting inquiries, call (239) 574-0546 or email .

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