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October 2018 – Monthly Development Review

Published on November 13, 2018

VBC Expansion

New office buildings and industrial expansions topped the list of non-residential building permits in October. Residential permits and CO’s decreased year-over-year.

Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits:

In October, 96 housing units were permitted, all single-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 112 (Martin-Zierdt), where 16 units were permitted. This is a 9.4% decrease over October 2017, when 106 housing units (100 single- and 6 multi-family) were permitted.

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

125 housing units were granted certificates of occupancy (CO’s), 86 single- and 39 multi-family. The top tract for CO’s in the month of October was 212 (Greenbrier) where 37 housing units were added, 1 single- and 36 multi-family. This is a 34.9% decrease from October 2017, when 192 housing units (86 single- and 106 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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