Civic Centre Plaza receives biggest November building permit

Lisa Goudy
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November was a fairly slow month for city building permits.

Last month, the city issued 12 permits worth $3.98 million. In November 2012, the city issued 23 permits worth $5.57 million.

The largest permit issued was to Merit Construction to build the Civic Centre Plaza project featuring a variety of tenants. The $7,875-permit allows for the construction of the plaza at 1251 Main St. N. in Ross Park at an estimated cost of $1.58 million.

The second biggest permit, worth $3,000, went to TDR Holding Ltd. to construct 11 new commercial workshop units at 75 Highland Rd. It will cost approximately $600,000.

One permit worth $2,000 is for nine new unit-heated shop bays at 832 Snyder Rd. In the building permit report, it is classified under low-hazard storage rooms.

Another commercial and industrial permit was issued to Walchuk Masonry Ltd. at a value of $750. The permit allows the $150,000-construction of new indoor storage at 644 High St. W.

In total, half of the permits were for commercial and industrial use. The two other permits were for medical offices. The first, valued at $1,250, went to Retail & Hospitality Design Inc. for medical clinic renovations at Real Canadian Superstore at 30 Thatcher Dr. E. at a cost of $250,000.

C&S Builders Ltd. received the second permit, worth $400, for the interior renovation of Aspen Medical at 890-A Lillooet St. W. at a cost of $80,000.

The other six permits the city issued in November were for residential use. Deveraux Developments received a $2,000-permit to construct the foundation for three 12-unit apartment buildings on the 800 block of Chester Road in Ross Park at a cost of $400,000.

A permit valued at $1,165 is for the construction of a dwelling with an attached garage and rear deck on the 1000 block of Fifth Avenue Northwest. It will cost approximately $230,000.

The city also issued a permit to allow the construction of a new dwelling with a secondary suite on the 400 block of Athabasca Street West. The permit is worth $750 and the construction will cost approximately $150,000.

The city issued a $450-permit allowing for a $90,000-house addition to a home on the 1000 block of Coteau Street West in Westmore. A permit worth $200 will allow wall repair on the 400 block of Athabasca Street East at a cost of $40,000.

A $50-permit will allow the $10,000-residential renovations and repairs at the 1000 block of Hochelaga Street West.

Further, there were also two demolitions, one for a house at the 1000 block of Hochelaga Street West and the other for Agrium’s demolition of commercial buildings at 801 Fairford St. W. Both building permits are worth $25.

In total from Jan. 1, 2013 to Nov. 30, 2013 the city has issued 315 permits worth approximately $95.33 million. In the same time frame in 2012, the city issued 380 permits worth approximately $67.42 million.

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Organizations: Civic Centre Plaza, Merit Construction, TDR Holding Walchuk Masonry Retail Hospitality Design Real Canadian Superstore Agrium

Geographic location: Ross Park, Chester Road, Fifth Avenue Northwest. Westmore Athabasca Street East

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