Permit numbers surpass last year but values fall behind

Permit numbers surpass last year but values fall behind

The number of permits issued last month exceeds the number in July of last year, but permit values are lagging behind.

There were 132 total permits issued last month, compared to 100 in July 2016, but the value was pegged at $9.2 million last month compared to $91.3 in July 2016 – thanks to last year’s permit for the $76.5 million Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre.

Year-to-date totals for residential and industrial permits are keeping pace with the January to July period in 2016.

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