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Building permit values down in December

January 6, 2020 12:30 PM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

Building permit values were down in December, despite an overall increase in the number of permits issued. 67 permits were issued in December, with a combined value of $4.2 million, compared to 59 permits issued in December of 2018, worth $11.4 million. The total number of permits issued in 2019 also dropped significantly when compared to 2018, despite a larger number of permits issued. 1074 building permits were issued from January-December 2019, valued at $118.9 million, compared to 1068 permits issued in 2018, valued at $233.8 million.

Notable permits for the month of December include construction of a new commercial building and asphalt work at 66 Street and 68 Avenue, valued at $900,000 and an interior renovation at First Alberta Place (4911 51 Street), worth nearly $600,000.

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

Value of building permits
  December 2019 December 2018 January - December 2019 January - December 2018
  Permits Est Value Permits Est. Value Permits Est. Value Permits Est. Value
Red Deer 67 $4,192,252.60 59 $11,442,868 1,074 $118,903,803.78 1,068 $233,812,605
Residential 41 $1,811,714.30 38 $1,789,173 628 $26,981,983.18 695 $32,457,934
Commercial 19 $2,264,338.30 13 $9,458,265 290 $70,059,305 259 $118,398,089
Industrial 4 $31,000 5 $91,000 58 $16,053,104.20 70 $27,451,910
Public 3 $85,200 3 $104,430 44 $5,809,412 44 $55,534,672


For more information, please contact:

Erin Stuart
Inspections & Licensing Manager
The City of Red Deer
403-342-8192 

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