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Posted on: September 23, 2021

City Announces Temporary 25% Reduction in Building Permit Fees

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 23, 2021) – The Fort Myers City Council recently voted to cut building permit fees by 25% for one year beginning on October 1, 2021. 

Applicants may request one six-month extension of a building permit subject to the 75...

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

The City of Fort Myers Redistricting Process

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Fort Myers, FL – The City of Fort Myers has begun a redistricting process to adequately reassess an equitable distribution of population across the City’s six wards. The initiative is propelled by the 2020 Census report, which indicates that the City’s po...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

City of Fort Myers opens Luminary Hotel parking garage to the public

Luminary Hotel garage becomes public

Continued partnership with Denison Parking creates more accessibility to downtown

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 17, 2021) – The City of Fort Myers will officially transition the Luminary Hotel parking garage, located at 2200 Edwards Drive, to be open to...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Fort Myers named #1 best place to retire in the United States

Fort Myers named the #1 best place to retire in U.S. News for 2019 - 2020

FORT MYERS, FL (Oct. 9, 2019) –  U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, has named Fort Myers as the #1 best place to retire in the United States. Topping the 2020 list, Fort Myers had increases...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

City of Fort Myers Public Works Department Achieves Accreditation

Public Works Accreditation

Designation from the American Public Works Association reflects full compliance and best practices

 Fort Myers, FL – June 22, 2021 – On May 25, 2021, the City of Fort Myers, FL Department of Public Works has recently received full accreditation by...

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