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Expedited services, waivers announced for Lee County tornado victims

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Posted at 10:30 AM, Jan 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-24 11:33:22-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — UPDATE 1/24/22: The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has authorized an executive order that will temporarily waive document replacement fees for residents of the mobile home parks impacted by the tornado on January 16, 2022.

Residents of Century 21, Tropicana and Cottage Point will have the following document replacement fees waived between now and March 22, 2022.

  • Disabled Parking Permits
  • License Plates & Validation Stickers
  • Vehicle Registrations & Titles
  • Vessel Registrations & Titles

Our original story continues below:
The Lee County Tax Collector's Office will expedite its services for residents who were impacted by the Jan. 16 tornadoes.

Tuesday Tax Collector Noelle Branning announced the waiving of appointment requirements for residents of the mobile home parks impacted.

“Residents of Century 21 Mobile Community, Tropicana Mobile Manor and Cottage Point who may have lost their vehicle title, registration or driver license because of Sunday’s storms can walk into any Tax Collector Service Center to replace these important documents,” said Branning, Lee County Tax Collector.

Impacted residents only need identify themselves as a resident of a mobile home park affected by the storm, and receive service that same day.

Office locations are:

  • Bonita Springs: 25987 S Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
  • Cape Coral: 1039 SE 9th Ave, Cape Coral, FL 33990
  • Fort Myers: 2480 Thompson St, Ft Myers, FL 33901
  • Lehigh Acres: 3114 Lee Blvd, Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
  • North Fort Myers: 15201 N Cleveland Ave, North Fort Myers, FL 33903
  • South Fort Myers: 15680 Pine Ridge Rd, Fort Myers, FL 33908