Please contact Theresa Syphers in order to schedule an appointment to purchase Boat Ramp (“Park Pass”) or Tennis Pass keys, or to apply for a garage sale or open house permit.
Please have your forms filled out BEFORE you arrive at the office (you can also scan them back to Theresa). Tennis and Boat Key forms are two pages. You will need to initial after each “violation” on the front page that you have read and understand. The back will also need to be filled out. Please also have your payment ready. We accept credit card (no American Express) and checks/money orders made out to the Town of Windermere. We do not accept cash. If you would like to prepay with a credit card to ensure a contactless transaction, please fill out our Credit Card Authorization form and email to Theresa ahead of your appointment. Boat Ramps keys are $35, and Tennis keys are $25.
**Please note, as of 5/19/2020, we are no longer accepting cash payments for any passes, permits, or rentals.**
Please bring a credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover – we do not accept AmericanExpress) or a check/money order made out to the Town of Windermere.
Please note, the Park Pass and Tennis Pass are for residents of the incorporated Town of Windermere ONLY. Incorporated Windermere is approximately 2 square miles; link to map is at the bottom of the page. Most “Windermere” addresses are actually under the jurisdiction of Orange County (“unincorporated”) and are therefore not eligible to purchase passes. If you are unsure whether your address is incorporated or not, please reach out to Theresa Syphers. You can also visit the Orange County Property Appraiser’s website; for residents, the municipality will show as “Windermere.” For others, it will show as “un-incorporated.”
The only subdivisions within Windermere are below. (Note, Summerport, Keene’s Pointe, Casabella, etc. are NOT within Windermere):
Lake Crescent Reserve
The Willows at Lake Rhea
*Windermere Club is NOT within Windermere, however residents are eligible to purchase tennis passes only.
Film Permit **NO FILM PERMITS WILL BE PROCESSED IF RECEIVED LESS THAN 14 DAYS BEFORE SHOOT DATE**
Realtors, please see Theresa at the Administrative Office for your sign stickers. Without these stickers, your signs will be removed! Open houses are permitted 2 signs within Windermere Town limits. Balloons, streamers, etc. are not permitted.
Special Event Permit **30 DAYS’ NOTICE REQUIRED**
- Per FL Statute 163.045:
Tree pruning, trimming, or removal on residential property.—
(1) A local government may not require a notice, application, approval, permit, fee, or mitigation for the pruning, trimming, or removal of a tree on residential property if the property owner obtains documentation from an arborist certified by the International Society of Arboriculture or a Florida licensed landscape architect that the tree presents a danger to persons or property.
(2) A local government may not require a property owner to replant a tree that was pruned, trimmed, or removed in accordance with this section.
- Per FL Statute 163.045: