Fewer permits, much higher value in April building permits

Lisa Goudy
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There were fewer permits valued at almost 10 times higher in April 2014 compared to April 2013.

The city issued 16 building permits last month valued at $51.45 million. In April 2013, the city issued 23 permits worth $5.46 million.

Last month’s permits included one permit valued at $49 million for the new hospital. There was one permit for an alteration, repair or addition to a restaurant worth $114,000.

There were 14 permits issued for residential use. Those included seven new houses with a combined value of $2.04 million. Two permits were for two houses doing alterations, repairs and additions with a value of $60,000.

The city issued one permit for a new low-hazard storage room worth $150,000. There was one permit for alterations, repairs and additions to an apartment valued at $25,000.

The city issued three permits for new storage garages, including open air parking garages, for a combined worth of $62,900.

In total from January 1 to April 30, the city has issued 63 permits valued at $68.14 million. In the same time period in 2013, the city issued 73 permits worth $17.48 million.

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