City of Bonita Springs Community Development Department 9920 Bonita Beach Road, Suite 111, Bonita Springs, FL 34135 Telephone 2394446150 Fax 2394446140
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Metal Buildings

LDC. Sec. 4-2225 – Use of Metal Buildings in Residential Districts.


The construction or use of buildings with an exterior surface of corrugated or galvanized steel or similar materials (excluding aluminum lap or clapboard-style siding), exceeding 240 square feet in total floor area or 12 feet in height above finished floor, for storage of merchandise, produce, or commodities, or for the parking of vehicles (garages) is prohibited, unless approved as a special exception, in the following residential districts: RS, TFC,TF, RM, RPD and the residential portions of an MPD.


If you’re uncertain if the structure being considered is metal (as defined), please visit our office with drawings and/or product approval sheets so we can make a determination. Note the above does not apply to properties zoned Commercial (COM), Agricultural (AG), Recreational Vehicle (RV) and Mobile Home (MH).


Picture of prohibited metal buildings in different configurations.