Owen Sound Builders BusyJune 6, 2014 6:22am
Owen Sound’s new construction activity has outpaced last year’s totals.
Chief Building Official Brian Green says 29 building permits were issued in May of this year, valued at $976,000.
In May of last year, the same number of building permits were approved, but the value was about $293,000.
The major project issued a permit in May was the construction of interior alterations and plumbing to Dufferin Elementary School, valued at $650,000.
So far this year, the total value of new construction sits at $2.8-million, compared to $2.5-million for the same period in 2013.