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Permits up in Lee during July

By Staff | Aug 5, 2009

Builders in unincorporated Lee County pulled 33 permits for single-family houses in July, collectively valued at more than $11.9 million. That compares to 24 permits issued during June and 49 issued in July 2008.

Also in July, permits were issued for eight multi-family units, compared to two the previous month and 24 in July 2008.

Commercial permitting was valued at more than $2.1 million for five permits in July, compared to nearly $130,000 in June and more than $2.6 million in July 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.