A year-end summary of building permits shows a healthy growth spurt in a variety of building sectors in Sartell in 2013, including single-family homes, multi-family housing and commercial construction.
Last year, there were 71 permits issued for single-family homes for a total valuation of $16,173,000.
In 2013, there were 94 permits issued for multi-family housing projects for a yearly valuation of $12,018,000. That was the most multi-family permits issued during the past five years and the biggest valuation in the past five years.
There were 41 permits issued for commercial projects in 2013, for a total valuation of $11,803,000, the highest valuation amount since 2009.
Other permits issued in 2013, besides the above, are in the categories of remodeling, zoning, residential, plumbing, mechanical, fire alarms and sprinkler systems. The total yearly valuation for all projects issued permits for 2013 was $43,137,000, which is the highest combined annual permit valuation total since 2009.