City of Cape Coral
1015 Cultural Park Boulevard
Cape Coral, FL 33990
(239) 574-0401

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Mac Stone   owl

Photo Courtesy of Mac Stone

City staff reviews site plans, development applications, and building permits for listed species impacts and coordinating with State and Federal wildlife agencies. We work with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FFWCC) and the US Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) to protect and preserve listed species that includes: Endangered, Threatened, and Species of Special Concern. With the exception of the bald eagle, all permitting to listed species are handled by the FFWCC and the USFWS.

Links to more information:
Public Works - Environmental Services Protected Species Brochure

Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife Brochure

Eagle Brochure

Gopher Tortoise Brochure

Burrowing Owl Brochure

 Burrowing Owl Permitting Information 

 Gopher Tortoise Information 

 Bald Eagle Information

 Habitat Conservation Plan -- Incidental Take Permit