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County permits drop again in January

By Staff | Feb 2, 2009

Builders in unincorporated Lee County pulled 13 permits for single-family houses in January, collectively valued at more than $7.7 million. That compares to 28 permits issued for the previous month and 45 issued in January 2008.

Also in January, permits were issued for four multi-family units – all duplexes – compared to four the previous month and 16 in January 2008.

Commercial permitting was valued at $1.2 million from nine permits in January, compared to $862,024 in the previous month and nearly $18 million in January 2008.

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 www.lee-county.com/dcd

Source: Lee County Community Development Department