Florida Statute §119.071
requires that all state, county and municipal records, which are not exempt by law, be open for inspection and copying by any person. It is the duty of the
Lee County Property Appraiser to provide public access to non-exempt records we maintain in the most efficient way possible, preferably by remote electronic access via our website.
If you are currently or formerly employed in a category listed below, are the spouse of
an eligible employee, or otherwise qualify based on the list below, you may request that certain personal information for your property be exempt from public record by
the Lee County Property Appraiser’s Office. This request will also remove your information from our website. Please be advised that §119.071 changed on July 1, 2019. The
changes expand the exemption for information contained in property appraiser files. Please review the current statute and consult with your legal advisors if you have any
You must furnish copies of employee photo ID and badge and valid state-issued driver’s license or ID card.
To request exemption, complete the Request for Exemption from Public Disclosure
form. Each applicant requesting the exemption must complete a separate form. Please be aware that the July 1, 2019 changes to §119.071 further restrict our ability to provide
information about your property once we process the exemption.
In the future, if you need to access your information or provide your exempt information to a third party, you will have to complete the
Authorization for the
Release of Personal Information Exempt from Public Disclosure form.
To request a removal of the Exemption from Public Disclosure from your properties, complete the Request for Removal of Exemption from Public Disclosure form.
For questions regarding this information, please email PublicDisclosure@leepa.org, or
call (888) 721-0510.
Submit the completed forms and the required documents by: