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The City of Bonita Springs Community Development Department’s mission is to provide citizens and the development community with a high level of professional, customer-focused service. The department is responsible for helping assure that zoning, development, buildings and other structures within our city are planned, designed and built in a way that is safe and compliant with all codes and regulations. Our office is conveniently located at 9220 Bonita Beach Road, Suite 111, Bonita Springs, FL. 34135 (in the Sunshine Professional Plaza across the street from Spanish Wells sub-division). Office hours are 8:00am – 4:30pm Monday thru Friday (Planning/Zoning, remain open until 5:00pm).

Land Development Code Snippets
A repository of regularly visited sections of the LDC. Intended to assist our customers with various regulations.
Downtown Redevelopment District
Visit our Downtown Bonita Springs (Old U.S. 41) page for information on the vision, latest news and progress.
Currently Active Projects
Search for active projects within city limits by case number, district, status and/or project type.
Impact Fee Calculator
Preview impact fees for commercial and residential projects using our impact fee calculator.

Community Development has three primary divisions

Planning and Zoning

  1. Development Review
  2. Minimum Use Determination
  3. Conventional Rezoning
  4. Planned Development Rezoning
  5. Landscape and Irrigation
  6. Concurrency Management
  7. Site Plan Review
  8. Public Hearings
  9. Code Interpretation
  10. Variances
  11. Special Exception
  12. Transfer of Development Rights
  13. Impact Fee Assessments
  14. Code Text and Map Amendments
  15. Developer Comp-Plan Amendments
  16. No Cost Pre-Application Meetings

Development Services

  1. Plat Review
  2. Development Plans Review
  3. On-Site Infrastructure
  4. Base Flood Elevation
  5. Drainage and SWM
  6. Grading and Erosion Control
  7. Easements and Rights-of-Way
  8. FDEP, ACOE, and SFWMD Coordination
  9. Environmental Assessment
  10. Endangered Species
  11. Habitat Protection
  12. Wetlands Protection
  13. Coastal Construction
  14. Sea Turtle Monitoring
  15. Bald Eagle Monitoring
  16. Historical and Archaeological

Building and Inspections

  1. Intake Services
  2. Construction Plans Review
  3. Building Relocation Permits
  4. Building Inspection
  5. Threshold Inspection
  6. Environmental Inspection
  7. Infrastructure Inspection
  8. Coastal Construction Inspection
  9. Fees Collection
  10. Building Permits
  11. Temporary Use Permits
  12. Certificates of Compliance
  13. Certificates of Occupancy
  14. Business and Occupational Licenses
  15. Contractor Certification
  16. Contractor City Registration Monitoring

City of Bonita Springs Community Development
9220 Bonita Beach Rd., # 111
Bonita Springs, Florida 34135
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mon – Fri
Permit Counter closes at 4:30  p.m.
(239) 444-6150 – Office
(239) 444-6140 – Fax
Email Permitting Staff