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November 2019 – Monthly Development Review

Published on December 4, 2019

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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 units (103 single- and 6 multi-family) were permitted.

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

244 housing units were granted certificates of occupancy (CO’s), 119 single- and 125 multi-family. The top tract for CO’s in the month of November was 19.02 (Jones Valley) where 127 housing units were added, 2 single- and 125 multi-family. This is a 128% increase from November 2018, when 107 housing units (103 single- and 4 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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