CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (March 20, 2020) – To reduce face-to-face interactions between the public and customer service staff during the COVID-19 outbreak, Charlotte County offers numerous services online and by phone.


Customers may apply for permits, submit plans, report code violations, download books and magazines, apply for jobs and pet licenses, report illegal dumping and much more online. Visit and click the COVID-19 Information banner at the top of the page, then click Online Services.


Many services are also available by phone.


For Human Services information, call 2-1-1. For TTY users or callers from Englewood and other areas, call 941-205-2161.


To pay a Utilities bill, call 941-764-4300.


To report illegal dumping, call 1-866-938-6722.


For a complete list of department phone numbers, visit and click Department Listing under Popular Links.