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April 2020 – Monthly Development Review

May 8, 2020 Click to view April 2020 – Monthly Development Review

Industrial projects capped a busy month of non-residential projects permitted. Residential CO’s increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In April, 181 housing units were permitted, 95 single- and 86 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.12 (72 West) where 63 units were permitted, 7 single- and 56 multi-family. This is a 58.8% decrease over April 2019, when 439 housing units (152 single- and 287 [more]

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#ThisPlaceMattersHsv Campaign Goes All Digital for Historic Preservation Month

May 1, 2020 Click to view #ThisPlaceMattersHsv Campaign Goes All Digital for Historic Preservation Month

To celebrate and preserve Huntsville’s historic structures and heritage while practicing safe social distancing, the City of Huntsville and Huntsville Historic Preservation Commission (HHPC) will launch an all-digital #ThisPlaceMattersHsv campaign in May. The campaign will run during National Historic Preservation Month, an annual observance spearheaded by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This will be the fourth consecutive year Huntsville has celebrated with a campaign for Rocket City citizens and fans. Because more people [more]

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March 2020 – Monthly Development Review

April 13, 2020 Click to view March 2020 – Monthly Development Review

New office and industrial projects topped the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. New home starts more than tripled year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In March, 334 housing units were permitted, 183 single- and 151 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.21 (53 North) where 94 units were permitted, 21 single- and 73 multi-family. This is a 212% increase over March 2019, when [more]

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February 2020 – Monthly Development Review

March 6, 2020 Click to view February 2020 – Monthly Development Review

Multiple projects under construction at Redstone Gateway were among the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. New home starts and CO’s slightly decreased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In February, 167 housing units were permitted, 127 single- and 40 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 112 (Martin-Zierdt) where 47 units were permitted, 7 single- and 40 multi-family. This is a 3.5% decrease over [more]

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Mill Creek Choice Neighborhood Revitalization Launch Community-wide Celebration March 7

February 27, 2020 Click to view Mill Creek Choice Neighborhood Revitalization Launch Community-wide Celebration March 7

It’s time to celebrate a major revitalization project for the City of Huntsville. On Saturday, March 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the public is invited to attend a family-friendly event to celebrate Huntsville’s selection for a $1.3 million Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) Planning Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. This grant funds the creation of a plan to revitalize and transform a specific geographic segment [more]

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Contact
  • Phone:

    (256) 427-5300

  • Email:

    Shane Davis

    Director of Urban and Economic Development

  • Hours:

    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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