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Posted on: February 1, 2023

[ARCHIVED] PROPERTY OWNERS: You may qualify for reimbursement of beach erosion & sand replacement project costs

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Property owners in the Town of Fort Myers Beach who need to remedy coastal beach erosion and replace sand might be eligible for reimbursement of costs through a program by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP).

FDEP opened an application process on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023, for eligible property owners to apply for the Hurricane Restoration Reimbursement Grant Program. Visit for information, instructions, and the application form.  

Eligible properties include single family homes, residential condominiums, and cooperatives seeking reimbursement to remedy coastal beach erosion and construction costs for sand placement and temporary or permanent coastal armoring construction projects. 

It is important that property owners read the application instructions and Emergency Rule 62ER23-2, F.A.C. for definitions and eligibility requirements. 

Email  with any questions.

Florida Department of Environmental Protection
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