During July, contractors pulled 85 permits to build single-family houses collectively valued at $20.8 million in unincorporated Lee County. That compares to 94 permits issued in June and 62 issued in July 2012, according to the Lee County Department of Community Development.
Also during July, 11 multi-family units were permitted, compared to 29 in June and 21 in July 2012.
General commercial activity was valued at more than $4.9 million for 12 permits, compared to $8.5 million in June and nearly $3.7 million in July 2012.
Lee County Community Development issued 3,525 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, visit www.lee-county.com/dcd/.