During November, contractors pulled 66 permits to build single-family houses collectively valued at about $19.8 million in unincorporated Lee County. That compares to 95 permits issued in October 2016 and 47 issued in November 2015, according to the Lee County Department of Community Development. Data for 2015 includes permits for the Village of Estero.
Twelve multi-family units were permitted in November, compared to no units in October and six units in November 2015. General commercial activity was valued at about $16.6 million for 18 permits, compared to about $17.7 million in October and about $13.3 million in November 2015.
Lee County Community Development issued 2,973 permits of all kinds in November.
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.