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February 2020 – Monthly Development Review

Published on March 6, 2020

Construction on the Vuteq site

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 February 2019, when 173 housing units (143 single- and 30 multi-family) were permitted.

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

83 housing units were granted certificates of occupancy (CO’s), all single-family. The top tract for CO’s in the month of February was 106.12 (72 West) where 15 housing units were added. This is a 6.7% decrease from February 2019, when 89 housing units (76 single- and 13 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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