Permits issued for seven new homes

Permits were issued for construction of seven new single family homes in February.

Permits were issued for construction of seven new single family homes in February.

As well, a permit was issued to Asset Builders Corp. for another seven unit building on 44th Street, in the area across the street from C. P. Blakely School.

The permits were among 21 issued for construction valued at $4,187,415, according to figures released by the town. This brought the year-to-date total to over $5.7 million, which is about eight per cent above last year’s two month tally.

Four of the new homes are under construction in Ryders Ridge while the other three are being built in Beacon Hill subdivision. These bring the year-to-date tally to 11 new home starts, up from eight in the same two months a year earlier.

Also in last month’s total was a $1.55 million single storey industrial building being built by Dobrich Construction.

Other permits were issued for basement developments (6), detached garages (2), a secondary suite, a deck and basement development and a hot tub installation.

The only permit issued during the month for commercial construction was for renovations at Sylvan Lake News, valued at $1,750.