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Migrant Farm Worker Housing


The objective of this program is to reduce the risk of communicable disease transmission and injury among migrant farm workers by establishing comprehensive and uniform procedures for permitting and inspecting migrant housing.

County health departments ensure uniformity and continuity with the Migrant Labor Camp Program rule and procedures by providing:

  • Plan Review and Permitting
  • Pre-Inspection and Routine Inspections
  • Investigations
  • Education
  • Application of State Laws and Rules


419 North First Street
Immokalee, FL 34142
Phone: 239.252.7300


8am - 5pm Monday - Friday

Permitting and Inspection

Migrant Labor Camps and Residential Migrant Housing must be permitted prior to opening. The following information is required:

  • Completed Application
  • Scaled Floor Plan
  • Application Fee **
  • Satisfactory Pre-Opening Inspection; Migrant Labor Camps will be inspected twice per quarter during periods of occupancy.
**Please note: The application fee is dependent upon the capacity of the facility.

Migrant Labor Camp Application

Contact Information

For assistance and guidance in obtaining a permit contact the Florida Department of Health in Collier County at 239.252.7303.

Services Not Covered

Inspection of private residences & establishments occupied by non-migrating residents.


Complaints should be directed to 239.252.7300 or 239.252.7303.