Hurricane & Emergency Preparedness

Hurricane Re-Entry Pass Application

The Town of Fort Myers Beach is requesting that all Fort Myers Beach residents and business owners whom are not registered for hurricane re-entry passes submit a new application. The Town will be accepting applications at Town Hall Monday-Friday from 8:30a.m.-4:30p.m. or submit your application online and email to with a copy of supporting documents. Re-entry applications can be obtained at Town Hall, 2525 Estero Boulevard or on the Town web site If you have a purple pass, you are valid for 2017 Hurricane Season.
Applicant must complete application and supply supporting documents to receive a re-entry pass. To expedite the process photo I.D. and proof of residency is required. The owner, tenant and business should have two of the following: Driver’s License, Vehicle Registration, Voter Registration, Utility Bill, Business Tax Bill, Company Letter, Occupational License or Lease.
Download the application and instructions HERE. 
In advance of hurricane season, the Town of Fort Myers Beach issues Hurricane Re-Entry Passes to islanders and to island businesses. The purpose of these passes is to expedite re-entry to Estero Island once a mandatory evacuation order has been lifted. This service is provided to islanders free of charge, however registration and bi-annual renewal is required. 
1. Complete the application, including your signature and date.
2. Be sure to include your pass(es) number on the application, if this is a renewal, to insure that the database can be kept current. This will also assist us in replacing a lost or stolen pass.
3. The Town of Fort Myers Beach Re-entry Pass Application is located in the link at the bottom of this page, or can be found HERE. Applicants are encouraged e-mail or to download and print out the forms provided on the website.
4. For your convenience you can:
     a. e-mail application and supporting information to 
     b. fax the application and supporting information to 239-765-0909;
     c. mail the application and supporting information to: Town of Fort Myers Beach, 2525 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
     d. Bring the application and supporting information at Town Hall, located at 2525 Estero Blvd.

(When using one of these methods above, please allow for adequate time to process the application. Please provide a mailing address if it is other than the local addresses required on the application.)
     e. process your application at one of the designated Re-entry Pass locations. The locations, dates and times will be posted each year on the Town’s website, at Town Hall and in the local papers.

Please be certain to include or bring with you all requested information when submitting the application. Your application can not be processed without the required supporting information.
5. Re-Entry Passes are property of the Town of Fort Myers Beach. The Town has authority to deny issue or repeal issued pass from anyone for reasons of providing false information.

6. Passes are non transferrable.


Emergency Notification System

The Town of Fort Myers Beach uses the CODE RED notification system to warn residents, business owners, and property owners of emergencies, like hurricane evacuations or boil water notices. Emergency notifications will be sent three different ways: via a recorded message to a phone line, a text message to a cell phone, and/or a message to an email address. Residents, business owners, and property owners are encouraged to sign up with a home phone number, a cell phone number, and/or an email address.

To sign up for the Emergency Notification System, please click the following link and fill out the registration form.
Click below to download the CODE RED Mobile Alert App:

If you wish to be taken off of the CODE RED list please click here

Additional Resource

Construction Site Plan for Severe Weather