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Building Permits Issued




Fort Myers, FL (Aug. 1, 2014)During July, contractors pulled 97 permits to build single-family houses collectively valued at nearly $26.8 million in unincorporated Lee County.  That compares to 95 permits issued in June and 85 issued in July 2013, according to the Lee County Department of Community Development.

Also during July, 50 multi-family units were permitted, compared to 83 in June and 11 in July 2013. 

General commercial activity was valued at nearly $9.4 million for 16 permits, compared to $5.3 million in June and nearly $5 million in July 2013.

Lee County Community Development issued 3,768 permits of all kinds during July.

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.

To learn more about the department and its services, visit the Department of Community Development.

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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