by Dennis Dalman
Single-family permits in Sartell increased in June – seven, compared to three in June 2012.
The number of single-family housing permits from January-June of this year is 21, four more than during the same period of last year. The year-to-date valuation of those permits totals $4.6 million compared to $3.4 million during the same period last year.
Multi-family-unit permits (apartment buildings) were issued three permits in June compared to one permit in June 2012. Year to date there were eight permits issued for multi-family housing compared to five in the same period of 2012. The total valuation of permits so far in 2013 is $882,000 compared to $12.3 million in the first six months of 2012.
Commercial permits remained steady – seven in June 2012 and seven in June 2013. Total valuation of those permits was $1.2 million in June compared to $4.2 million in June 2012. Year-to-date evaluation for commercial permits is $3.2 million compared to $5.3 million during the same period last year.
The number of total permits issued so far this year is down from the same period last year, from 784 to 612.
City permits issued, besides for housing, include fire-alarm permits, mechanical permits, plumbing permits, sprinkler-system permits, zoning permits and remodeling permits.