In May 2014, Home Builder Weekly (www.hbweekly.com) reported that there were 89 pool permits issued in Collier County and 124 pool permits in Lee County. In Florida, it is reported that 14% of the pool permits in May 2014 were in Collier & Lee Counties. This is a 1% decrease from the previous month.
Pool permits have increased approximately 1.7% in Florida when compared to May 2013. During May 2014, Lee County had the most swimming pool permits pulled in Florida. Palm Beach County was second with 105 permits. The chart below illustrates the percentage of permits in South west Florida and the Tampa Bay area.