City of Red Deer building permit values are up, but the number of permits issued through April is down.
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Building permit values increase in May, says City of Red Deer

Building permit values increased in May, according to the City of Red Deer.

There were 111 approved permits valued at $35 million this past month, compared with 105 permits worth $11 million issued in May 2021.

Year-to-date building permit values remain higher in 2022, with current values at $78 million compared with $41.9 million last year.

Notable permits include:

  • Building permit for a new Catholic middle school (St. Lorenzo Ruiz) at 150 Kingston Dr., valued at about $22 million;
  • Building permit for renovations of existing IGA Food Store at 3839 40 Ave., valued at just over $1.5 million;
  • Building permit for main floor renovations at Alberta Health Services located at 4132-101 50 Ave., valued at $1.1 million;
  • Building permit for 800 Wing roof expansion at Red Deer Polytechnic located at 100 College Blvd., valued at $1 million;
  • Building permit for shipping, receiving and compressor building additions at 4617 63 St., valued at $908,666.

Of the 111 permits in May 2022, 84 were residential, 17 were commercial, seven were public service and three were industrial. In May 2021, 68 were residential, 31 were commercial, five were public service and one was industrial.



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