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Community Development Information Center

Documents for doing business with the Village of Estero:


Ensure your application is complete to avoid delays:

Application Checklist
Commerical Building Permit Checklist
Generator Permit Checklist
Vegetation Permit Requirments

Miscellaneous Online Applications/Forms

Certificate of Completion Occupancy
Permit Extention Applications
Revision Cover Sheet
Temporary Certificate of Occupancy/Completion
Vegetation Removal


Must be printed and notarized. Once completed you may submit below.  Select the upload document button.

Upload Applications, Drawings, and Affidavits
Authorized Agent
Asbestos Notification
Change of Contractor
Contractor Registration
Notice of Commencement
Owner Builder Statement
Owner Authorization
Pressure Test Certification
Private Provider Packet
Solar Roof Truss
Subcontractor Confirmation

Monthly Building Reports

January 2019
February 2019
March 2019
April 2019
May 2019
June 2019
July 2019
August 2019
September 2019

***A building permit is also required if you plan to install, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, provided the installation is regulated by the Florida Building Code (FBC). ***

The Village of Estero has determined that the following projects do not require a building permit.

(a) Replacement of a water heater, same location, same type
(b) Replacement of plumbing or electric fixtures.
(c) Installation, replacement or repair of low voltage systems for the following:

(1) Telephones;
(2) Data transmission;
(3) Fire and security systems;
(4) Closed circuit and cable TV paging systems and speakers;
(5) Landscaping and pool lighting.

(d) Roof repair, including replacement of wood, within any 12-month period, when less than 25 percent of the total roof area.
(f) One hundred square feet or less of drywall, within any 12-month period, where no fire separation is involved.
(g) Garden or yard trellis. Must be less than 200 square feet in size and less than 12 feet in height.

Accessory building or structure setbacks must be observed and may not include electrical or plumbing