Value of building permits up significantly in 2018 compared to 2017

Value of building permits up significantly in 2018 compared to 2017

The number of permits issued in 2018 decreased slightly over the year before, but values were significantly higher.

Last year, 1,068 permits were issued for a value of $233 million, compared to 1,205 permits valued at $152 million in 2017.

Commercial building permits made a stronger showing in 2018, with 231 permits issued for a value of $115 million, compared to 213 permits valued at $65 million the year before.

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