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Building Permits Issued




Fort Myers, FL (Dec. 2, 2014) — During November, contractors pulled 72 permits to build single-family houses collectively valued at nearly $16.8 million in unincorporated Lee County.  That compares to 75 permits issued in October and 61 issued in November 2013, according to the Lee County Department of Community Development.

Also during November, 4 multi-family units were permitted, compared to 8 in October and 31 in November 2013.

General commercial activity was valued at nearly $10.4 million for 14 permits, compared to nearly $52.7 million in October and more than $22.4 million in November 2013. November permits include the $4.2 million parking garage for the new Hertz Corporation headquarters near Williams Road and US 41.

Lee County Community Development issued 2,808 permits of all kinds during November.

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