March a strong month for Lee County permitting
Lee County Permitting reports during March, contractors pulled 151 permits to build single-family houses collectively valued at about $35.8 million in unincorporated Lee County. That compares to 126 permits issued in February 2018 and 112 issued in March 2017, according to the Lee County Department of Community Development.
Also during March, six multi-family units valued at about $614,000 were permitted.
General commercial activity was valued at about $13.9 million for 19 permits, compared to $4.2 million in March 2017.
Lee County Community Development issued 5,773 permits of all kinds in March.
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.