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December 2018 – Monthly Development Review

Published on January 11, 2019

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Initial work on the Mazda-Toyota plant in Limestone County were among the non-residential building permits issued in December. Residential permits increased year-over-year.

Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits:

In December, 77 housing units were permitted, all single-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 113 (Green Mountain/Owens Cross Roads), where 14 units were permitted. This is a 10% increase over December 2017, when 70 housing units (all single-family) were permitted.

Residential Certificates of Occupancy (new construction) in Huntsville city limits:

84 housing units were granted certificates of occupancy (CO’s), 64 single- and 20 multi-family. The top tract for CO’s in the month of December was 106.22 (Providence) where 22 housing units were added, 2 single- and 20 multi-family. This is a 4.5% decrease from December 2017, when 88 housing units (81 single- and 7 multi-family) were granted CO’s.

Non-Residential Permits Over $100,000 in Huntsville city limits

Orange: Contract amount greater than $1 Million
Green:  Contract amount between $500,000-$999,999
Blue: Contract amount between $100,000-$499,999
Contract amounts are approximated. Data source: City of Huntsville Inspections Department


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