Commercial sector pushes permit values past October 2016

Commercial sector pushes permit values past October 2016

Building permit values last month surpassed values for the same month last year, with commercial permits leading the way.

Commercial permits in October, valued at $10.2 million, nearly tripled the value of commercial permits for October 2016.

For total permits in all sectors, 93 permits were issued last month for a value of $15.7 million, compared to 80 permits issued in October 2016 for a value of $13 million. Although all sectors have had a strong showing in the last several months, overall permit values for the year to date still lag behind 2016 totals.

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