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June 2020 – Monthly Development Review

Published on July 9, 2020

Redstone Gateway construction

More activity at Mazda-Toyota and Redstone Gateway, and a new community health clinic at Oakwood University were among the non-residential permits issued last month. The number of residential units permitted decreased slightly year-over-year.

Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits:

In June, 128 housing units were permitted, 126 single- and 2 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.12 (72 West) where 18 units were permitted, all single-family. This is a 3% decrease over June 2019, when 132 housing units (115 single- and 17 multi-family) were permitted.

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

131 housing units were granted certificates of occupancy (CO’s), all single-family. The top tracts for CO’s in the month of June were 106.12 and 113.02 (Green Mountain) where 19 housing units were added each. This is a 46.3% decrease from June 2019, when 244 housing units (97 single- and 147 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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Note: This will be the last Development Review update using 2010 Census Tract boundaries. The April update will use the 2020 Census Tract boundaries, which are now available for review at maps.huntsvilleal.gov.