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Development Services Department

Vince Cautero business photo
Message from the Development Services Director:
Welcome to the web site of the Department of Development  Services. Our department is responsible for promoting the orderly  growth and environment of the city through planning and  enforcement of codes. These codes are adopted to promote the  health, safety, and welfare of the residents and visitors of the City.
 ~ Vincent A. Cautero, AICP, Development Services Director 

Contact Info:
Development Services Director - Vincent A. Cautero, AICP
Phone: (239) 574-0566 ~ Email:
Department of Development Services 
City Hall -1015 Cultural Park Blvd., Cape Coral

Our mission is to provide services and programs that enhance community value. Our employees are professional, courteous, and strive to enhance quality of life for our residents and visitors.

Serving today's development demands while planning for tomorrow's community needs.

The department is comprised of the following divisions:

  • Code Compliance Division – responsibilities include enforcing codes for residential and commercial properties, as well as occupational license ordinance violations.
  • Planning Division – responsibilities include current planning and development review, long-range planning, environmental, Federal and State grant management, Geographic Information System, FEMA and CRS programs, and special projects. Click the following link to access our Land Development Code.
  • Building Division – responsibilities include plans review, inspections, and certificates of occupancy for all construction in the City.
  • Land Development - responsible for the review of all subdivision plats. 
  • Customer Service-Permitting - responsible for building permits and site development plans pertaining to City development.
For more information, please click HERE.  You can also visit the Development Services Divisions at the left navigation panel on this page, or at:

1015 Cultural Park Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33990

 SOURCE  (239)  PHONE Email Address or Link
Code Compliance 574-0613
Garage Sale Permits 574-0613
Licensing and Business Tax Receipts 574-0430
Permitting 574-0546 Refer to eTRAKiT
Commercial/Residential Permit Tracking 573-3172 Refer to eTRAKiT
Automated Inspection Number 574-0550 Inspectors Contact Numbers
Certificate of Occupancy 574-0606
Building Plan Review Information 574-0546 Refer to FBC
City Planning, Zoning, Sign Permits, Certificates of Zoning Compliance, Housing, and FEMA 574-0553
Land Development 573-3167
Site Development Plan Review 573-3180