What do I do when a scammer calls?
You can contact our Fraud Hotline at 239-258-3292, and provide them with as much information as you can.
What is the number to the Jail / Core?
Lee County Jail 239-477-1500
Lee County Core 239-477-1700
How do I have someone served with papers?
You must first obtain the documents from the Lee County Clerk of Courts, then you may contact our Civil Division at 239-477-1353 to request service.
Where is the Court House located?
2115 Second St
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Where is the Civil Division located?
2072 Victoria Ave
Fort Myers, F 33901
How do I obtain a concealed weapons permit?
You may go to any substation for a concealed weapons permit packet. Once all documents are filled out contact the Lee County Tax Collectors Office to make an appointment.
Lee County Tax Collectors
2480 Thompson St 2nd Flr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
How can I obtain a background check?
To request a local Background Check:
- Provide the name, date of birth, race and sex for the person in question
- A required fee of $5.00 must be provided in cash, money order or business check – No personal checks will be accepted
For a state-wide Criminal Background Check, you must contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement at 850-410-8109 or visit the below website.
What is the time frame to make noise?
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
How can I request an increase of patrol in my area?
You may contact our Communications Division at 239-477-1000 and request additional patrol.
Who can I contact if I have a concern regarding a crossing guard?
Lee County School District
Can I shoot a gun in my backyard?
Regardless of whether you have neighbors or not, you CANNOT shoot a gun in your backyard. For information on shooting you may contact the Lee County Gun Range at 239-690-3900.
Who responds to dog calls?
Please contact Animal Control at 239-533-7387.
Where do I go to pay a ticket?
You can go in person to the Lee County Clerk fo Courts at 1700 Monroe St, Fort Myers, FL 33901.
You can mail it in to Lee County Clerk of Courts, P.O.Box 2507, Fort Myers, FL 33902.
You can also pay online at www.leeclerk.org.
Where can I safely discard old prescriptions?
Each Lee County Sheriff’s Office District has a Disposal Drop Box to collect unused and expired prescription and non-prescription medications during normal business hours. All medications received will be incinerated, helping to protect the community and environment.
Secure and anonymous Drop Box locations are located in the following locations:
- North District, 121 Pondella Road, North Fort Myers;
- East District, 1301 Homestead Road, Lehigh Acres;
- West District, 15650 Pine Ridge Road, Fort Myers;
- South District, 8350 Hospital Drive, Suite 114,Bonita Springs;
- Central District, 14750 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers;
- Gulf District, 13921 Waterfront Drive, Pineland.
For more information, call (239) 258-3280
How do I dispose of syringes/needles?
You will need to obtain a hazard box which can be purchased at any local pharmacy, fire station or health department. You may then drop them off at any fire station. Pamphlets are available in any substation.
How do i obtain a No Contact Order / Injunction?
A No Contact Order is issued at First Appearance, by a Judge, after a person has been arrested.
An Injunction is a civil matter and papers can be obtained and filed at the Lee County Clerk of Courts, 1700 Monroe St,3rd Flr., Fort Myers, FL 33901, (239) 533-2884
Who can I contact regarding pot holes?
Department of Transportation
How can I see if someone has a warrant?
Click the below link to search active warrants.
How do I obtain a bracelet for someone with Alzheimer's or Dementia?
You may contact our Senior Services for more information at 239-258-3286.
How do I contact the Fraud Hotline?
How can I obtain a VIN verfication for my vehicle?
The form is located HERE.
Once it has been filled out you may contact your Local Tax Collectors Office at 239-533-6000.
I am moving to Lee County, can you tell me which areas are the best and safest to live in?
Lee County is a great place to work and live, and is one of the fastest growing areas in the state of Florida. As more families choose to raise their children here, your Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to meeting the law enforcement needs of a booming and diverse population. Keeping you safe and preserving paradise is our top priority. We do not categorize any particular areas as low crime, or safer than others. Feel free to explore the Crime Mapping feature on our website, and review the information reports under the About Us section for more detailed information.