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Building Permits Issued




Fort Myers, FL (Nov. 3, 2014) — During October, contractors pulled 77 permits to build single-family houses collectively valued at nearly $20.9 million in unincorporated Lee County.  That compares to 88 permits issued in September and 70 issued in October 2013, according to the Lee County Department of Community Development.

Also during October, 4 multi-family units were permitted, compared to 15 in September and 44 in October 2013.

General commercial activity was valued at nearly $52.7 million for 28 permits, compared to more than $6.3 million in September and nearly $7.7 million in October 2013.

Lee County Community Development issued 3,907 permits of all kinds during October.

Lee County Community Development oversees planning, zoning, development and building services, environmental review, building inspection, and code enforcement for the unincorporated areas of Lee County.

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Distribution of this release is prepared by:
Joan D. LaGuardia, Communications Manager
Lee County Department of Community Development
(239) 533-8705 or


Contact:  Mary Gibbs, Lee County Community Development Department
               (239) 533-8585