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June 19, 2018
Village of Estero Adopts First Comprehensive Plan

Village of Estero Adopts First Comprehensive Plan

As reported by the Banner the Village of Estero has adopted its first comprehensive plan Wednesday.

The document, which has been in the works for over a year, provides guidelines for future development in Estero.

It has been reviewed by the state’s Department of Economic Opportunity as well as Lee County, the South Florida Water Management District and other agencies.

The plan covers village goals, objectives and policies in nine areas including transportation, housing, infrastructure and conservation and coastal management.

Listed below are four areas of the plan.

  1. Transportation goals highlight desire for safety, traffic improvements.
  2. Plans outlined for future land use of Estero village center.
  3. Housing objectives, policies show village open to affordable housing
  4. Desire to protect wildlife, trees and natural resources

To learn more about the Village of Estero’s comprehensive plan, see

What’s next?

Now that the Council has approved the plan it is sent back to the state.

The Department of Economic Opportunity is expected to review the plan to see whether or not it is in compliance with state laws.

Once the Village’s plan is approved by the state it becomes an effective policy.

Thinking of shopping for a home or selling an existing on in the Bonita Springs-Estero are contact a Downing Frye Realty professional today.


Jerry Murphy, Managing Broker
Bonita Springs Office

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