More building permits, lower value in July 2014

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A new apartment building, valued at $1.6 million, was the source of the city’s largest building permit last month.

Moose Jaw city hall is pictured.

In total, the city issued 41 permits in July 2014 worth $6.94 million. In July 2013, the city issued 32 permits worth $24.20 million.

The permits the city issued in July also included a new convalescent home valued at $392,210. There were 17 permits issued for new houses with a combined value of $4.55 million. In July 2013, there were only eight permits for new dwellings with a total value of $2.43 million.

From Jan. 1 to July 31, there have been 58 permits for new dwellings valued at $16.97 million. In the same time frame in 2013, there were 53 permits for new dwellings valued at $14.16 million.

Six permits were for alterations, repairs and additions to residential houses with a total value of $116,200.

The city issued two permits with a combined value of $11,000 for new decks and one permit, valued at $7,000, for alterations, repairs and additions to a deck.

Nine permits in July were for new apartments with a total value of $146,600. There was also a permit for a new swimming pool valued at $1,000.

Overall, there were 38 permits issued for residential uses last month with a value of $6.83 million.

There was also a permit issued for a new power plant valued at $59,000.

Last month there were only two permits issued for commercial and industrial purposes.

One permit was for alterations, repairs and additions to a shop valued at $50,000.

The other commercial and industrial permit was for alterations, repairs and additions for offices valued at $6,500.

Between Jan. 1 and July 31, the city has issued 197 permits valued at $95.39 million.

During the same time period in 2013, the city has issued 215 permits valued at $56.85 million.

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