Protect Captiva Coalition Legal Update

As previously reported, the Protect Captiva coalition continues to make its case against increased density and building heights on two separate fronts — in a Petition with the state challenging the Code…

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Protect Captiva Files Petition with County

Representing the Protect Captiva coalition, the Captiva Civic Association (CCA) filed a petition with Lee County on Jan. 8 challenging the new land development regulations that increase building heights on…

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South Seas Unveils Redevelopment Plans

On Dec. 14, South Seas announced that it is seeking to amend its current zoning to radically increase its allowable building heights and density. With its planned rezoning application now…

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Despite Opposition, County Approves Amendments

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The Lee County Commissioners voted 4-1 against near-unanimous opposition of residents to approve changes to the county’s comprehensive plan removing longstanding building-height limitations governing Captiva Island. 

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Hearing on Captiva Amendments: Dec. 6

We are just 2 days away from the Lee County Commissioners’ vote on the proposed amendments designed to increase building heights and density on Captiva. The meeting agenda is now available. Our community needs to…

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Residents Support Proposed Captiva Bill

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SCCF Environmental Policy Director Matt DePaolis delivered comments at Lee County’s recent legislative delegation meeting, stressing SCCF’s role in ensuring Captiva is conserved and protected for future generations.

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Legislative Delegation Needs to Hear from YOU

On Thursday, Nov. 30, the Lee County Legislative Delegation will meet and Rep. Adam Botana will discuss legislation to create a Captiva Island Conservation Area to protect and maintain Captiva’s…

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