INFORMATION FOR NEW RESIDENTS

WELCOME!

If you are a NEW Resident of Cape Royal, this is THE place to start!

 

You will find most of the information you need right here on this page. Links on the right will lead you to information about Block Captains, the Board of Directors and the HOA Committees, Summary of your Deed RestrictionsEmergency Phone Numbers, Community Gate Access, as well as the Calendar and Event Announcements. 

FAMILY DATA SHEET (FDS)

If you have not already done so before your closing, you will need to fill out the Family Data Sheet (in the form list to the right) as soon as possible. This will ensure that we have your contact information and that you have gate access to the community.

BLOCK CAPTAINS

Each street within the community has an assigned Block Captain. Block Captains help keep neighbors informed of community and HOA news throughout the year. Your block captain will also be your contact for verifying your Family Data Sheet. 

HOA BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND COMMITTEES

Cape Royal is managed by volunteers from the community. The seven members on the Board of Directors are supported by over a dozen committees who help keep our residents informed and our grounds well-maintained.  Please visit the Board of Directors page and consider becoming involved by joining one of the committees.

GARBAGE, RECYCLABLES, AND YARD REFUSE

Garbage:

Thursday, placed curbside by 6 AM

Recyclables:

Friday, placed curbside by 6 AM

Yard Waste:

Friday, placed curbside by 6 AM

Our waste company is Waste Pro.

Phone: 239-337-0800

You must supply your own garbage bins.

Call Waste Pro if additional recycling bins are needed.

You may place your containers out the day before, but only after 4 PM.  Yard waste specifications are summarized below.

Bulky Items/Applicances

Place bulky items by the curb and call the Waste Pro office to request a special collection.

Hazardous Materials

Hazardous waste includes ignitable, combustible, corrosive, reactive, explosive, and toxic materials. These items must be taken to the Lee County Household Chemical Waste Collection Facility located at 6441 Topaz Court in Fort Myers. Items such as petroleum products, paint, and florescent bulbs are considered hazardous materials. Please do not place such items in your regular trash.  

Yard Waste

You must bundle and tie loose items or place them in bags or containers. Palm fronds can be unbundled, but must be less than 6 feet long and weigh less than 50 lbs. as a whole. If they weigh more than 50 lbs. or are longer than 6 feet, they must be cut and/or tied into bundles of no more than 50 lbs and 6 feet in length.

Online Forms
Documents & Policies
Related Web Pages

ANNUAL HOA ASSESSMENTS

The HOA yearly assessment and the directed assessment for golf course purchase debt retirement are collected annually.

2019 Annual Assessment: $945

2019 Annual Directed Assessment: $295

GATE HOURS

5 AM - 7 PM

Daily, Year-Round

CONTRACTORS WORK HOURS:

Contractors and sub-contractors (workers for hire) are allowed to perform work in the community only between the hours of 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday, and between the hours of 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM on Saturdays. No contractor work is allowed on Sundays or national holidays.

DEED RESTRICTIONS

Cape Royal is a deed-restricted community. Adherence to our policies helps keep our community a beautiful and enjoyable place to live. A summary of the deed restrictions is included in the list of documents.

REMODELING, LANDSCAPING, PAINTING

If you are considering remodeling or painting the exterior of your home, you will need to work with the Architectural Review Board (ARB) for approval. An FAQ link is provided in the list of documents.

RENTAL POLICY

Cape Royal has restrictions on the frequency and minimum length of time that you can rent your property. Please refer to the Rental Policy link on this page.

IRRIGATION RESTRICTIONS

Current water restrictions in Lee County limit the days and times for watering. Odd-numbered properties may water on Wed and/or Saturday. Even-numbered properties may water on Thursday and/or Sunday. Watering times are midnight to 9 am or 5 pm to midnight. Please visit the Lee County website for additional information.

UTILITIES

Cape Royal lies in unincorporated Lee County.

Water: Greater Pine Island Water Association

Electric: Lee County Electric Cooperative (LCEC)

TV, Phone, Internet: Xfinity, Century Link, Direct TV, Dish Network (HOA restrictions apply to use of satellite dishes) 

LOCAL INFORMATION

We have added some links to websites that will help you get to know Cape Coral and all it has to offer. Welcome to the neighborhood and we look forward to seeing you at the different events our community offers.

CAPE ROYAL NEXTDOOR NEIGHBORHOOD

The Cape Royal Neighborhood in Nextdoor is a residents-only social network platform that provides a trusted environment for neighbor-to-neighbor communication. Nextdoor allows our community members to :

  • Sign up for neighborhood events and activities

  • Share advice and recommendations

  • Assist in our Neighborhood Watch program

  • Connect with local public agencies

  • Post an urgent alert or report a lost pet

  • Advertise items for sale

  • Promote a happy, safe, strong community