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City Code Compliance emphasizing watering enforcement

By Staff | Dec 5, 2022

Code Compliance is ramping up enforcement due to an excessive amount of watering violators. The city’s year-round two-day irrigation watering schedule applies to all Cape Coral properties, whether on private wells or city water.

Please ensure your irrigation systems follow the watering schedule. Watering days and times depend on the last number of the home address.

See the schedule below for days and times:

For addresses ending in 0:

Monday and Thursday, 8 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

For addresses ending in 1:

Monday and Thursday, midnight to 4 a.m.

For addresses ending in 2:

Monday and Thursday, 4 a.m. to 8 a.m.

For addresses ending in 3:

Tuesday and Friday, 8 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

For addresses ending in 4:

Tuesday and Friday, midnight to 4 a.m.

For addresses ending in 5:

Tuesday and Friday, 4 a.m. to 8 a.m.

For addresses ending in 6:

Wednesday and Saturday, 8 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

For addresses ending in 7:

Wednesday and Saturday, midnight to 4 a.m.

For addresses ending in 8:

Wednesday and Sunday, 4 a.m. to 8 a.m.

For addresses ending in 9:

Thursday and Sunday, 8 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Additional watering info:

Watering new lawns and landscaping is allowed during a 30-day establishment period. You may water on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m.

Irrigation of new landscaping that has been in place for 31 to 90 days shall be allowed on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m.

Businesses, properties, or developments up to and including five acres in size, including duplexes and multi-family units, may water on Thursday and Sunday from midnight to 4 a.m.

For properties over 5 acres in size, including multi-family, compound, and mixed-use units, the watering schedule is Mondays and Fridays from midnight to 8 a.m.

Businesses with watering times between 8 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. may water between midnight and 4 a.m. so as not to interfere with normal business operations.

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