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November 2019 – Monthly Development Review

December 4, 2019

Projects in Downtown and Redstone Gateway topped the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. Residential permits and CO’s more than doubled year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In November, 433 housing units were permitted, 95 single- and 338 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 31 (Downtown), where 278 units were permitted, all multi-family. This is a 297% increase over November 2018, when 109 housing [more]

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Special Election Asks Huntsville Voters to Support City Schools

December 2, 2019

Huntsville voters will go to the polls December 10 for a special election to recommit 15.5 mills in ad valorem taxes that have supported local education as far back as 1916. A review of the school tax legislation last year indicated some ambiguity in the language. The current laws, first written in 1916 and expanded in the 60s and 70s, reference property in “Huntsville, Madison County” which doesn’t accurately reflect Huntsville city [more]

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October 2019 – Monthly Development Review

November 6, 2019

Industrial projects and a new recreation center in the Cove topped the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. Residential permits and CO’s increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In October, 243 housing units were permitted, 114 single- and 129 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.21 (53 North), where 77 units were permitted, 4 single- and 73 multi-family. This is a 153% increase over [more]

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September 2019 – Monthly Development Review

October 10, 2019

More office construction topped the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. Residential CO’s increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In September, 105 housing units were permitted, 99 single- and 6 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 109.01 (Hampton Cove), where 20 units were permitted, all single-family. This is a 13.9% decrease over September 2018, when 122 housing units (104 single- and 18 multi-family) were permitted. [more]

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August 2019 – Monthly Development Review

September 5, 2019

New office buildings in Redstone Gateway and a downtown hotel topped the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. Residential permits and CO’s both increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In August, 144 housing units were permitted, 132 single- and 12 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 113 (Green Mountain/Owens Cross Roads), where 25 units were permitted, all single-family. This is a 48.5% increase over [more]

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