City issued fewer permits with a lower value in 2015 compared to 2014
In 2015, the City of Moose Jaw issued 41 fewer permits than in 2014 with a 2015 value of $78.25 million less than 2014.
From Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, the city issued 290 permits valued at $53.26 million. In the same time period in 2014, the city issued 331 permits valued at $131.51 million.
Also in 2015, the city issued 28 fewer permits for new dwellings with a value of $6.39 million lower than in 2014. From Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2015, the city issued 53 permits for new dwellings valued at $16.77 million compared to 2014 when the city issued 81 permits for new dwellings valued at $23.16 million.
Among the permits issued in December included nine residential permits with a combined value of $706,800. This included one new deck valued at $25,000, two new houses valued at $605,250, two new storage garages valued at $30,050 and four alterations, repairs and additions to houses valued at $46,500.
The city also issued four commercial and industrial permits with a combined value of $1.15 million. Those included a new church and similar place of worship valued at $200, a new medical office valued at $1 million, alterations repairs and additions to a gymnasia valued at $15,000 and alterations, repairs and additions to offices valued at $130,900.
There was also one government and institutional permit valued at $2,5000 for a new school and college that's non-residential. There were also five demolitions.
In total, the city issued 14 permits last month with a value of $1.86 million. In December 2014, the city issued nine permits valued at $4.87 million.
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