Development Review: May 2016

Development Review: May 2016
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Construction at the Polaris site in Limestone County tops the list of non-residential permits for the second month in a row. Residential permits and CO’s declined compared to May 2015.

This space at Bridge Street in front of Belk is being outfitted for a Kona Grill restaurant. Photo credit: James Vandiver

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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Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits:

In May, 94 housing units were permitted, all single-family units. The top tract for building permits last month was 109.01 (Hampton Cove), where 21 units were permitted. This is an 37.7% decrease over May 2015, when 151 housing units (36 multi- and 115 single-family) were permitted.

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

98 housing units were granted certificates of occupancy (CO’s), including 74 single- and 24 multi-family units. The top tract for CO’s in the month of May was 109.01 (Hampton Cove) where 29 housing units were added, all single-family. This is a 21% decrease over May 2015, when 124 housing units (79 single-family and 45 multi-family) were granted CO’s.