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Building Permits Issued




Fort Myers, FL (July 1, 2014)During June, contractors pulled 95 permits to build single-family houses collectively valued at more than $21.5 million in unincorporated Lee County.  That compares to 88 permits issued in May and 94 issued in June 2013, according to the Lee County Department of Community Development.

Also during June, 83 multi-family units were permitted, compared to 173 in May and 29 in June 2013.  These include a 65-unit apartment building, part of the Palazzo Del Sol development on Pamplona Run, southwest of McGregor Boulevard and Pine Ridge Road.

General commercial activity was valued at more than $5.3 million for 26 permits, compared to nearly $15 million in May and $8.5 million in June 2013.  June’s commercial permits include a Chili’s restaurant, which is valued at $1.25 million, on an out-parcel of Gulf Coast Town Center.

Lee County Community Development issued 3,676 permits of all kinds during June.

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