Fewer building permits, higher value in March

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A new grain elevator will be built in city limits.

Valued at $3.66 million, the city issued a permit for a new grain elevator in March.

There was also a permit for an alteration, repair or addition for a grain elevator. That permit is valued at $2.90 million.

Those were two of 23 permits the City of Moose Jaw issued in March valued at $10.07 million. In March 2013, the city issued 25 permits worth $6.02 million.

Of the 23 permits issued last month, there were eight commercial and industrial permits issued with a total value of $6.93 million.

The other six commercial and industrial permits included three permits for alterations, repairs and additions to offices. Combined, the value is $119,000.

One permit was issued for a new low-hazard workshop with a value of $175,000. A permit valued at $50,000 was issued for alterations, repairs and additions for a supermarket.

The other commercial and industrial permit, valued at $20,000, is for alterations, repairs and additions to a licensed beverage establishment.

Further, there were 14 permits issued for residential construction. Six of those are for new houses with a combined value of $1.49 million. Three permits issued were for alterations, repairs and additions to houses valued at $80,000.

There were three permits for new storage garages, including open air parking garages, with a value of $39,000. The city issued another permit for new row housing valued at $1.29 million.

Moreover, the city issued a permit for alterations, repairs and additions to a reformatory without detention quarters at a value of $120,000.

The value of all residential permits was $3.01 million.

The city also issued a permit for alterations, repairs and additions to a non-residential school or college. That permit is valued at $130,000.

In total from Jan. 1 to March 31 of this year, the city has issued a total of 47 permits valued at $16.69 million. During that same time frame in 2013, the city issued 50 permits worth $12.02 million.

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Geographic location: Moose Jaw

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