Residential building permits were worth 13 times more than commercial and industrial permits last month.
© Times-Herald photo by Lisa Goudy
In June, the City of Moose Jaw issued 41 residential permits valued at $13.45 million compared to six commercial and industrial permits valued at $1.42 million.
Of the 41 residential permits, 14 were for new houses with a combined value of $4.11 million. In June 2013, there were eight new dwellings valued at $2.03 million.
Last month, the city also issued 13 permits were for storage garages, including open air parking garages, and have a value of $202,060.
The city issued four permits worth $66,800 for alterations, repairs and additions to homes. There were six permits worth a total of $30,200 for new nursing homes.
Further to that, the city issued a permit valued at $3,200 for a new low-hazard workshop. As well, one permit valued at $60,000 was for a new swimming pool.
On the commercial and industrial side, the highest singular permit was valued at $685,000 and it’s for a new warehouse.
A permit valued at $485,000 is for a new office and one permit valued at $109,000 is for a new store.
The city issued a permit for alterations, repairs and additions to a medical office, valued at $100,000, and a permit for alterations, repairs and additions to a restaurant valued at $30,000.
The other commercial and industrial permit is for a new low-hazard storage room valued at $14,000.
In total from Jan. 1 to June 30, the city has issued 159 permits valued at $89.39 million. In the same time period in 2013, the city issued 183 permits worth $32.65 million.
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