Building, Remodeling or Repairing

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) regulations apply to any permitted construction in the Special Flood Hazard Area, which includes A, AE and AH zones in unincorporated Lee County, or in the Coastal High Hazard Area, which includes VE zones.

Most requirements involve:

Permit Applicant Brochure

Flood Mapping Quicklinks

Find the flood zone and base flood elevation for any parcel in unincorporated Lee County
Find Elevation Certificates Online
Contact Community Development Staff by calling 239-765-0202 or emailing
Learn more about FEMA’s Substantial Improvement/Substantial Damage requirements
Learn more about retrofitting residential and non-residential structures
Learn more about floodproofing of non-residential structures