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January 2017: Monthly Development Review

Published on February 13, 2017

January 2017 Monthly Development Review

A new downtown hotel topped the list of non-residential permits issued last month. Residential permits and CO’s decreased year-over-year.

Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits:

In January, 89 housing units were permitted, all single-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 109.01 (Hampton Cove), where 22 units were permitted. This is a 31.5% decrease over January 2016, when 130 housing units (70 single- and 60 multi-family) were permitted.

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

97 housing units were granted certificates of occupancy (CO’s), including 68 single- and 29 multi-family units. The top tract for CO’s in the month of January was 112 (Martin-Zierdt) where 39 housing units were added, 15 single- and 24 multi-family. This is roughly unchanged since January 2016, when 98 housing units (65 single- and 33 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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