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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Watch Vice Mayor Atterholt speak to Public Works Director Jason Freeman

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NOW AVAILABLE! 

SECOND video in our new  informational series hosted by

Vice Mayor Jim Atterholt

 "Key Questions with Key Staffers" 

Featuring the Town's Public Works Director Jason Freeman talking about...

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Key Questions with Key Staffers #2 - 12-8-22 Advisories
Posted on: December 8, 2022

How do I acquire a demolition permit?

Demolition of the house

PERMIT FEES HAVE BEEN WAIVED

How do I acquire a demolition permit? 

A demolition (demo) permit must be obtained before any structure is demolished/removed. A demo permit is secured through the Town by the demolition contractor. The demo permit appl...

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Advisories
Posted on: December 7, 2022

Questions about permitting?

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The Building Services Division is currently receiving a high volume of permit applications and questions and our team is working diligently to help everyone as quickly as possible.  To help us serve you and all customers more effectively, we are ...

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Frequently asked questions about permits Advisories
Posted on: December 7, 2022

Need a new recycle bin?

trash can

Recycling and trash collection services are provided by Waste Management.

For any questions, missing recycle bin, pick-up or holiday information, contact Waste Management at (239) 334-1224.

If possible, place household waste in a trash can. Bagged material ...

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Advisories
Posted on: December 6, 2022

Hurricane Ian Information and Recovery Resources

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STORM RECOVERY INFORMATION AND RESOURCES - Monday, Dec 5, 2022

STAY CONNECTED

(NEW) The Town’s main phone line 239-765-0202 is back up and running though transferring calls to extensions is not possible at this time. If there is n...

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Advisories
Posted on: December 7, 2022

IAN UPDATE: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2022

FMB Informed

 

STORM RECOVERY INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

STAY CONNECTED

The Town’s main phone line - 239-765-0202 - is back in service though transferring calls to extensions is not possible at this time. If there is ...

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Advisories
Posted on: December 5, 2022

Community meeting this Friday, Dec. 9, to feature representatives from FDEM and FEMA

Informational Community Meeting 12-5-22

We are fortunate to welcome Kevin Guthrie, Director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management, for this meeting, as well as Bob Fogel, Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO) of FEMA Region 1. 

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Advisories
Posted on: December 2, 2022

IAN UPDATE: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2022

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STORM RECOVERY INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

Friday, December 2, 2022

STAY CONNECTED

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Advisories
Posted on: December 1, 2022

Holiday Poinsettia tree in Times Square is up!

Poinseta Tree

Thanks to everyone who helped!

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Advisories
Posted on: December 1, 2022

Turn-In Program to help owners dispose of their unwanted at-risk vessels

FWC helps w. broken vessels

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is now accepting applications for a recently approved and newly created Vessel Turn-In Program, a key component of Florida’s derelict vessel prevention program. 

VTIP is a volun...

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Advisories
Posted on: December 1, 2022

THANKS to Third Wave Volunteers for donations to FMB residents

3rd wave

Thank you for these donations at Santini Plaza!

  • Cleaning supplies
  • Tents
  • Water 
  • Fly traps 
  • Food boxes 
  • Buckets 

Supplies, restrooms, showers, laundry, non perishable food, ice, water are available 24-7 for residents.

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Advisories
Posted on: November 30, 2022

IAN UPDATE: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2022

FMB Informed

 

STORM RECOVERY INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

STAY CONNECTED

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Advisories
Posted on: November 30, 2022

FEMA is Seeking Multifamily Properties to Support Disaster Survivors

FEMA is Seeking Multifamily Properties to Support Disaster Survivors

FEMA is requesting information from owners of multifamily properties that can be repaired to local, state and federal standards and be offered as temporary housing to survivors of Hurrica...

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Advisories
Posted on: November 30, 2022

BIA MEET THE BUILDERS Again

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Join us for an open house with local and licensed builders and contractors!

In addition, local government representatives from Cape Coral, Fort Myers Beach, and Sanibel will be present to answer questions regarding building permits, FEMA's 50% rul...

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Advisories
Posted on: November 30, 2022

BEWARE OF FRAUD AND SCAMS

FEMA scams

As you're applying for disaster assistance, remember to be on the lookout for scammers and fraud.
After a disaster like Hurricane Ian, scam artists often attempt to take advantage of survivors.
Don't fall victim to a scam. Consider reporti...
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Advisories
Posted on: November 28, 2022

IAN UPDATE: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2022

FMB Informed

 

STORM RECOVERY INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

Monday, November 28, 2022

STAY CONNECTED

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Advisories
Posted on: November 23, 2022

How to clean up safely following a natural disaster

As Fort Myers Beach Community recovers and cleans up from Hurricane Ian, homeowners, emergency workers, and volunteers expose themselves to debris and structural damage that can release asbestos fibers. Asbestos exposure is the leading cause of Mesothelio...

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Advisories
Posted on: November 23, 2022

VOLUNTEER BEACH CLEAN UP WITH “KEEP LEE COUNTY BEAUTIFUL”

Beach Cleanup

Volunteer Beach Clean Up with “Keep Lee County Beautiful”

Register Here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805094aaaaa2ca4f49-fort 

Details:

When: Wednesday, Nov. 30th from 8am-11am

Parking will be at Norm's Beach Parking, 1397 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers ...

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Advisories
Posted on: November 22, 2022

FEMA Extends Deadline to Apply for Hurricane Ian Federal Disaster Assistance

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Nov. 21, 2022 

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State News Desk: media@em.myflorida.com 

FEMA News Desk: 813-381-3241 |FEMA-DR-4673-FL-NewsDesk@fema.dhs.gov 

News Release 

FEMA Extends Deadline to Apply for Hurricane Ian Federal ...

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DR-4673-FL NR060_ FEMA extiende la fecha limite ha Advisories
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Town Council changes hours for curfew

At today’s Town Council meeting, Town Councilors decided to reduce the hours for curfew for residents who use the north bridge and keep the hours the same for residents who use the south bridge.

Curfew hours for Matanzas Pass Bridge on the north ...

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Advisories
Posted on: November 18, 2022

NEW! Informational Video Series: Key Questions with Key Staffers

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This week's offering features Community Development team members Jason Green, Director; Jason Smalley, Senior Planner, and Steven Poposki, Building Official/Assistant Director. They talk to Jim about FEMA's 50% rule, permitting, floodplain, setbacks and m...

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Key Questions with Key Staffers #1 - Nov. 18, 2022 Advisories
Posted on: November 4, 2022

Council approves permitting for temporary structures

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Town modifies rules allowing property owner temporary use of trailers and structures 

RV’s, mobile homes, temporary restaurants, and retail structures

Fill out the form

 

To expedite the rebuilding process for residents impacted by...

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Additional Info... Advisories
Posted on: November 2, 2022

Building Services & Permitting Services Contact list

Building Services & Permitting Services

A structural inspection and an electrical inspection must be completed prior to occupying a structure, or proceeding with building, renovating, or adding to a structure. 

The structural inspection must be...

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Advisories
Posted on: October 28, 2022

How to calculate the 50% rule for your FMB property

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These frequently asked questions explain what Town  Council decided to do at their Council meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 25. 

Visit the Lee County Property Appraiser's website for additional information.

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National Flood Insurance Program 50% rule Advisories
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Register NOW for debris removal from your personal property

Debris staging area on FMB

Fort Myers Beach residents need to apply ASAP for debris removal services on their properties

This debris removal includes displaced and abandoned vehicles, vessels, and other titled property from qualifying private and commercial properties, as well as wa...

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Debris removal from your personal property Advisories
Posted on: October 25, 2022

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where can I get more information? 

For continued updates from the Town of Fort Myers Beach, visit www.fmbgov.com, follow the Town of Fort Myers Beach on social media, or email publicinfo@fmbgov.com. To sign up for text or email alerts, visit http:...

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Advisories
Posted on: October 19, 2022

POWER & WATER CONNECTION TO MY HOME

You need to get an inspection from a Florida licensed structural engineer and an electrician to get your power and water turned on. The engineer and electrician can send us an email to buildingpermits@fmbgov.com. The email must state the address and their...

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Advisories