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October 2017: Monthly Development Review

Published on November 30, 2017

Office renovations were among the top non-residential building permits issued last month. Residential permits increased year-over-year.

Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits:

In October, 106 housing units were permitted, 100 single- and 6 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 109.01 (Hampton Cove), where 33 units were permitted, all single-family. This is an 8.2% increase over October 2016, when 98 housing units (62 single- and 36 multi-family) were permitted.

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

192 housing units were granted certificates of occupancy (CO’s), 86 single- and 106 multi-family. The top tract for CO’s in the month of October was 14.02 (Research Park) where 40 housing units were added, all multi-family. This is a 36.4% decrease from October 2016, when 302 housing units (71 single- and 231 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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