Reference Data

Lee County Agencies

Lee County Property Appraiser

Homestead Exemption
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1546 Ft Myers, Fl 33902
Physical Address: 2480 Thompson St Ft Myers, Fl 33901

Voter Registration

P.O. Box 2545 Ft Myers, Fl 33902-2545
Lee County School District

Lee County Occupational Licenses


City of Sanibel Occupational Licenses

Sanibel City Hall
800 Dunlop Road

Vehicle Registration

Drivers Licenses

Sanibel Causeway Tollbooth Transponder

LeeWay Service Center
1366 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers

Lee County Electric CO-OP


Lee County Commissioner for Sanibel and Captiva

John Manning

Local News Links

TheIslandReporter –

TheIslandSun –

Captiva Current –

Sanibel Captiva Islander –

Fort MyersNews-Press –

ABC-7 Official Website –

NBC-2 Official Website –

Wink-TV Official Website –

Fox 4 Offical Website –

Affiliated Chambers of Commerce

Bonita Springs Chamber of Commerce:

Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce:

Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce:

GreaterFort MyersChamber of Commerce:

Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce:

NaplesChamber of Commerce:

Southwest FloridaHispanic Chamber of Commerce:

Getting Here

By Air Southwest Florida International Airport: (RSW)
(239) 590-4800; located in Lee County, off  Exit 131 on I-75, providing direct access to Sanibel & Captiva Islands via an easy 45-minute drive. The airport is served by nearly all major airlines. Click Here for their website.

Orlando Airport: (MCO)
(407) 825-2001; located 7 miles south of Orlando; take I-4 east to I-75 to Exit 131. Orlando airport is approximately 192 miles from Sanibel. This is approximately a 3 hour and 45 minute drive, depending on traffic.

Miami International Airport: (MIA)
(305) 876-7077; located 5 miles northwest of Miami; take I-75 north to Exit 131. Miami airport is approximately 154 miles from Sanibel. This is approximately a 2 hour and 45 minute drive, depending on traffic.

Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport: (FLL)
(954) 357-6100; located 4 miles south of Fort Lauderdale; take
I-75 north to Exit 131. Fort Lauderdale airport is approximately 145 miles from Sanibel. This is approximately a 2 hour and 45 minute drive, depending on traffic.

Tampa International Airport: (TPA)
(813 ) 870-8700; located SW of Tampa; take 275 North to I-4 east. Then I-75 south to Exit 131. Tampa airport is approximately 160 miles from Sanibel. This is approximately a 3 hour and 30 minute drive, depending on traffic.

Transportation Service from Southwest Florida International Airport:

Taxi / Transportation

By Car Interstate 75
Take Exit 131 (Daniels Parkway) west to Summerlin Rd. approximately 7 miles. Turn left on Summerlin Rd. drive approximately 15 miles to the Sanibel Causeway (a $6 toll). Drive across and onto Sanibel Island. At the 4 way stop sign at Periwinkle Way, either a right or a left turn will lead you to beaches, shops and accommodations. To reach Captiva, turn right on Periwinkle Way, drive 2 miles, turn right onto Tarpon Bay Rd. at the next left turn onto Sanibel-Captiva Rd. Drive for approximately 8 miles, cross Blind Pass Bridge and you have arrived on Captiva. The drive time from Sanibel to Captiva is 20-30 minutes.

Interstate 95
If you are driving into Florida from the north via Jacksonville, take I-95 south to I-4 to I-75, and then follow the directions above. If you are on Florida’s East Coast and choose to bypass the Orlando and Tampa areas (both off I-75), take I-95 south to Fort Lauderdale and follow the signs directing you to I-75 west (towards Naples).

TV and Internet Providers

Comcast/Xfinity – (239) 732-3840 – Telephone, Internet, Television

CenturyLink – (877) 386-7151 – Telephone, Internet, Television

DirectTV – (see yellow pages) – Television