During October, contractors pulled 34 permits to build single-family houses collectively valued at more than $10.8 million in unincorporated Lee County.
That compares to 27 permits issued in September and 33 issued in October 2010. No permits were issued for multi-family units in October, compared to 74 in September and 4 in October 2010.
Permits for 15 new commercial structures were valued at nearly $3.1 million in October, compared to $6.5 million in September and $13.6 million in October 2010. During October, Lee County Community Development issued 2,448 permits of all kinds.
For the calendar year-to-date, the total amount of permits issued is 25,282. 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, visitwww.lee-county.com/dcd/.