Home building and renovating is on the same pace as it was at this time last year.
City of Red Deer issued 27 residential building permits worth $1.3 million in February compared with 29 worth $1.5 million in February 2018.
For the first two months of the year, 67 permits worth $3.8 million have been issued compared with 80 worth $3.9 million a year ago.
Overall, there were 70 permits worth $20.2 million issued compared with 54 worth $16.5 million a year ago February. So far this year, 156 permits worth $40.7 million have been recorded compared with 139 permits worth $46.8 million.
February was a good month in commercial permits with 39 worth $18.3 million issued compared with 18 worth $9 million last year.
Through two months, 75 commercial permits valued at $34.6 million have been issued compared with 44 worth $21.3 million last year.