One Yacht Club Boat Ramp To Be Closed Temporarily on August 5
The easternmost boat ramp at the Yacht Club will be closed temporarily, beginning Wednesday, August 5. This closure is necessary to complete sand removal work that began last week. One boat ramp will remain open at the Yacht Club; however, there may be congestion and delays.
The boat ramp is expected to reopen around 4 p.m. on August 5.
Florida Department of Health in Partnership with the City to Provide FREE COVID-19 Testing on July 26
City Launches "Mask Up Cape Coral" Public Awareness Campaign
The City of Cape Coral is launching a “Mask Up Cape Coral” public awareness campaign encouraging residents and visitors to use face coverings to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The campaign will continue through the summer and will be extended if needed.
The campaign will focus on the importance of wearing masks. Most people understand social distancing, washing hands frequently, and other CDC safety recommendations can help slow the spread of the virus. The City is encouraging everyone to wear cloth face coverings in public settings, especially when other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.Read More
Household Hazardous Waste and Bulk Item Drop Off Event Set for August 1
The City is partnering with Lee County’s Solid Waste Division and Waste Pro to offer Cape Coral residents a convenient and responsible way to dispose of household hazardous waste and large items that don’t fit into Waste Pro trash containers. Unwanted items will be collected at a free drop-off event on Saturday, August 1 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cape Coral residents can bring items for disposal to 1020 Cultural Park Boulevard (parking lot next to the Cape Coral Police Department building).Read More
Masks required for visitors to City Hall and other indoor City facilities
As of June 25, visitors entering City Hall or other indoor City owned facilities are required to wear face coverings.
If you wish to provide input for the meeting, ecomments can be submitted online.
City of Cape Coral partners with Lee Health to open a COVID-19 collection site in Cape Coral on Tuesday, June 30
Cape Coral Housing Development Corporation Accepting Applications For Mortgage Assistance
In response to COVID-19 and its impact on Cape Coral homeowners, the Cape Coral Housing Development Corporation in partnership with the City of Cape Coral State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program (SHIP) is providing limited assistance to low-income homeowners who have fallen behind on their mortgage payments.
The application period is open and will continue through July 1, 2020 at 4 p.m. Applications are available online at www.capecoralaffordablehousing.org. Completed applications and all required documents should be returned via email to email@example.com.
Cape Coral Bulk Item Drop Off Event Planned for June 13
The City is partnering with Waste Pro to offer Cape Coral residents another free “Bulk Item Drop Off Event” on Saturday, June 13. Collection hours will be from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Residents can bring unwanted items for disposal to 1020 Cultural Park Boulevard (parking lot located next to the Cape Coral Police Department building). Future events will be held on August 1 and November 7.Read More
Fertilizer Restrictions Begin June 1
The City’s fertilizer ordinance regulates the application of fertilizer. Beginning June 1, the use of fertilizers containing nitrogen or phosphorus is prohibited.
This regulation was enacted to keep harmful nutrients found in fertilizer from washing off from lawns into storm drains during the rainy months. These nutrients impact the city’s canals and surrounding waters, leading to poor water quality and algal blooms. The fertilizer restrictions apply to citizens and commercial lawn services.Read More
Cape Coral Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Establishes South Cape Cares Assistance Program
Cape Coral City Council to Hold a Special Meeting on May 29
The Cape Coral City Council will hold a Special Meeting of the City Council on Friday, May 29, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall. Council Chambers is located at 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard.
The following item will appear on the meeting agenda: City Manager Candidate Interviews.
Cape Coral City Offices Closed For Memorial Day Holiday
City of Cape Coral offices will be closed Monday, May 25 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
Trash, recycling, and yard waste will not be collected by Waste Pro on Memorial Day. Collection services will be delayed one day the remainder of the week beginning May 26 through May 30.
Coral Pointe Canal Restoration Work To Begin May 26
The City will begin restoration work along the Coral Pointe Canal on Tuesday, May 26.Read More
State approves Lee County's minimum standards for vacation rentals: Rentals in Cape Coral can resume
The state approved Lee County’s minimum standards so that reservations can resume for vacation rentals in Cape Coral, which had been prohibited under a prior executive order from Gov. Ron DeSantis.Read More
Cape Coral City Council Approves Plan to Allow Temporary Expansion of Outdoor Dining Areas
Chiquita Lock to Be Closed May 13 for Maintenance Work
The Chiquita Lock will be closed Wednesday, May 13 for maintenance work. Signs have been posted near the Lock so boaters can plan their activities accordingly.
The Lock is expected to reopen on Thursday, May 14.Read More
Several City Parks Open for Walking, Biking and Running
Several City parks will reopen on April 28 for biking, walking and running. Park visitors will be required to continue to adhere to CDC social distancing guidelines (groups of 10 or less and staying at least 6 feet from others).
All playgrounds, athletic fields, tennis/basketball/pickleball courts will remain closed.
SFWMD and Lee County Implement Countywide Mandatory Irrigation Restrictions
To protect and conserve crucial groundwater resources in aquifers for residents during the remainder of the dry season, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and Lee County announced mandatory irrigation restrictions today. Water irrigation restrictions will go into effect in all parts of Lee County to protect crucial water resources amid drought conditions. The new irrigation restrictions apply in all parts of Lee County, including Cape Coral, and go into effect starting April 25.
To view the entire SFWMD press release, please visit https://www.sfwmd.gov/news/sfwmd-and-lee-county-implement-countywide-mandatory-irrigation-restrictionsRead More
City To Begin Pumping Water From Reservoir to Supplement Irrigation System
The City of Cape Coral will begin pumping water from a reservoir property at Southwest Aggregates in South Charlotte County into the freshwater canal system in Cape Coral.Read More
Cape Coral Parks & Recreation to Host "Safer Way Virtual 5K" from April 24-May 4
The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation Department is proud to present the “Safer Way Virtual 5K” from Friday, April 24 through Monday, May 4. The goal is to raise money to help local healthcare workers fight COVID-19 while providing members of the community an opportunity to stay active, participate in an event, and be part of the fight. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Lee Health Foundation.Read More
City Reminds Cape Residents to Follow Watering Schedule
The City is reminding Cape Coral residents to follow the mandatory two-day watering schedule for irrigation. A lack of rainfall and high usage numbers are impacting the canal levels.
Cape Coral Code Compliance is increasing enforcement efforts due to the higher than normal usage. There were 315 illegal watering cases last week. Following the year-round schedule and conservation is important. Setting automatic timers to water 20-30 minutes in each zone should provide adequate irrigation for residential lawns. Hand watering also is allowed at any time.Read More
Council Passes Resolution To Help Food Establishments By Providing Temporary Relief from Sign Regulations
An online list of essential services/activities is available on the Division of Emergency Management’s website at www.floridadisaster.org.
This website also provides an "Essential Services and Essential Activities Inquiry Form" for any business owner who has a question about being an essential service or to request that a business be added to the approved list of essential services.Read More
Read Governor's Safer-at-Home Executive Order 20-91
SAVE THE PIPES: DON'T FLUSH THE WIPES!
City of Cape Coral Temporarily Closes Parks and the City's Coral Oaks Golf Course to Limit the Spread of COVID-19
All City of Cape Coral parks and the City’s Coral Oaks Golf Course are closed, effective immediately, until at least April 6 to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and encourage social distancing.Read More
Cape Coral City Council to Hold a Special Meeting on March 23 – Virtual Participation is an Option
City of Cape Coral Temporarily Closes Most Customer Service Counters to Limit the Spread of COVID-19
The City of Cape Coral will temporarily close most customer service counters to limit the spread of COVID-19, beginning the week of March 23.Read More
CANCELLED: Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Set for March 21
One of the Boat Ramps at the Yacht Club To Be Closed Temporarily
Free seminar hosted by Lee Clerk of Court - Feb. 24 Cape Coral Library - Be Your Own Detective
Cape Coral Historical Society/Museum Presents Jubilee Celebration 50th Anniversary City of Cape Coral Incorporation
The City of Cape Coral’s Golden Anniversary begins with the Jubilee Celebration on Friday, January 24 at the Cape Coral Yacht Club from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. The event is hosted by the Cape Coral Historical Society and Museum and the title sponsor is the Gunterberg Charitable Foundation and Culliton Family. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.Read More
Multiple Lanes of Santa Barbara Boulevard Closed Beginning January 22 for Utility Repairs
Multiple lane closures on Santa Barbara Boulevard will be necessary beginning Wednesday, January 22 to make repairs to an irrigation main that is located just south of the Veterans Parkway intersection.Read More
Cape Coral Parkway CLOSED Jan. 11-12 for Cape Coral Arts & Musical Festival
Cape Coral Parkway will be CLOSED from SE 9th Place to Del Prado Boulevard beginning Friday, January 10 at 7 p.m. and will remain closed until Sunday, January 12 at 9 .m.Read More
Yacht Club Beach to be Closed November 18-22 for Pavilion Demolition
The Yacht Club beach, located at 5819 Driftwood Parkway, will be closed November 18 through November 22 during the demolition of the pavilion building.Read More
Section of Cape Coral Parkway to be Closed for Veterans Day Parade on November 11
Cape Coral Parkway will be closed on Monday, November 11 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. for the Veterans Day Parade. All lanes between Coronado Parkway and Del Prado Boulevard South will be closed.Read More
Cape Coral City Council to Hold a Special Meeting on October 28
The Cape Coral City Council will hold a Special Meeting of the City Council on Monday, October 28 at 3 p.m. in Conference Room 220A at City Hall.Read More
Lee County Clerk of the Circuit Court Offering Savings Event on Fees to Reinstate Driver Licenses
*Customers may also be able to have suspended driver licenses reinstated. Read More
PUBLIC NOTICE: FEMA and Florida Division of Emergency Management consideration to provide funding in the form of Hazard Mitigation Grant Program
City of Cape Coral District 5 Temporary Vacancy Applications Being Accepted
Submit Cape Coral Photos for the 2019 Resident Photo Contest
PUBLIC NOTICE: FEMA Public Assistance Program
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has received the subgrant application for the City of Cape Coral seawall repairs at the Everest Complex due to damages in Hurricane Irma (DR-4337-FL PW 06394). Pursuant to Executive Order 11988 and 44 CFR Part 9.12, final notice is hereby given of FEMA’s intent to provide funding for this project under the Public Assistance (PA) Program. Read More
U.S. Army Corps Hosts Public Meeting in Cape Coral Concerning Lake O
City Hosts South Cape Development Workshop on September 12
Interested developers and the general public are invited to attend a Development Workshop hosted by the City’s Economic Development Office on Thursday, September 12 from 8 a.m. until noon. The event will take place at the Vineyard Church, which is located at 923 SE 47th Terrace.Read More
Lee County Clerk of the Circuit Court Offers Free Service Alerts To Property Owners To Protect From Potential Property Fraud
Lee County property owners can now sign up for a new free service to alert themselves of potential property fraud, Clerk Linda Doggett announced today. Property Fraud Alert emails notifications to subscribers within 48-hours whenever a lien, deed, mortgage or other land record with their registered name on it has been recorded into the Clerk’s Official Records. This notification does not apply to documents filed in court proceedings.Read More