October 2020 – Development Review
Published on November 5, 2020
Industrial and medical projects topped the list of non-residential permits issued in October. Both permits and CO’s decreased year-over-year, but single-family construction increased.
Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits:
In October, 156 housing units were permitted, 131 single- and 25 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.25 (Oakwood University) where 25 units were permitted, all multi-family. This is a 35.8% decrease over October 2019, when 243 housing units (114 single- and 129 multi-family) were permitted.
Residential Certificates of Occupancy (new construction) in Huntsville city limits:
182 housing units were granted certificates of occupancy (CO’s), 134 single- and 48 multi-family. The top tract for CO’s in the month of October was 14.03 (Research Park West) where 48 housing units were added, all multi-family. This is an 11.7% decrease from October 2019, when 206 housing units (112 single- and 94 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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An archive of major non-residential permitted projects prior to April 2020 is available here.