Hurricane Ian Debris Removal

Applications submitted prior to March 29, 2023 will be processed by the Florida Division of Emergency Management. Residents that missed the March 29 deadline are encouraged to contact their county or municipality of residence to submit a formal request to FDEM to consider a personal or commercial property debris removal application. Some late applications may be accepted for the following reasons:


    • Applicant had a medical emergency that prevented them from submitting an application prior to the March 29 deadline.
    • Applicant did not have access to technology.
    • Applicant could not access Disaster Relief Center (DRC) for in-person application help.
    • Applicant was unsure about program eligibility.

FDEM will review the late applications on a case-by-case basis. For more information, please call 850-961-2002, Monday - Friday 8 AM - 8 PM, Saturday and Sunday 9 AM - 5 PM. Assistance is available in English and Spanish.



For assistance with this application or for general questions, please call FDEM’s Hurricane Ian Debris Cleanup Hotline at 850-961-2002 or email

The hours of operation are:

Monday – Friday, 8AM – 8PM
Saturday – Sunday, 9AM – 5PM