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June building permits lag behind last year’s totals

July 19, 2017 3:11 PM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

UPDATE: From January to June 2017, Industrial and Public categories were overlooked in error due to a change in the method of reporting. Please visit this page for corrected numbers.

There were fewer total building permits in June compared to June 2016, but year-to-date residential and commercial permits are still keeping pace with last year.

There were 124 total permits for all sectors issued last month for an estimated value of $10.3 million compared to 133 permits valued at $13.4 million in June 2016. All sectors in June, including residential, commercial, industrial and public, lagged behind June of last year.

So far this year, 437 residential permits have been issued for estimated value of $23.7 million, compared to 401 permits valued at $21.3 million.

At the same time there were 152 commercial permits issued so far this year, more than double the 63 permits issued for January - June 2016, but the value was slightly less at $35.6 million so far this year compared to $36.9 million last year.

Monthly permit statistics are available on The City’s website at: Red Deer Open Data Catalogue

Value of building permits
  June 2017 June 2016 January - June 2017 January - June 2016
  Permits Est. Value Permits Est. Value Permits Est. Value Permits Est. Value
Red Deer 124 $10,268,672 133 $13,396,515 589 $59,359,951 509 $92,470,946
Residential 90 $3,571,629 117 $5,465,492 437 $23,789,919 401 $21,352,338
Commercial 34 $6,697,043 10 $7,243,523 152 $35,570,032 63 $36,987,346
Industrial 0 $0 1 $2,500 0 $0 24 $5,446,175
Public 0 $0 5 $685,000 0 $0 21 $28,685,087

For more information contact:

Darin Sceviour
Inspections, Enforcement & Buildings Supervisor
The City of Red Deer
403-342-8193

Communications & Strategic Planning
The City of Red Deer
403-342-8147

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