The Washington Building Department issued six permits for single-family homes in May, up five from May of last year, according to the monthly report.
The estimated construction cost for the homes is $1,007,001, compared to the estimated cost of $120,000 last May.
The city issued one commercial construction permit for Tiger Express Car Wash at 2330 Willows Court with estimated construction costs of $1,294,435.
There were four commercial alterations for businesses, including $150,000 for Seul Salon Suites at 1082 Washington Square. The total commercial alterations estimated construction cost is $171,908.
In all, the city issued a total of 125 permits in May 2018, totaling $2,903,288 in estimated construction costs. That is compared to 132 permits in May 2017, totaling $230,977.61, and 97 permits in May 2016, totaling $2,194,845.
Listed below is a breakdown of the types of projects, number of permits issued and estimated construction costs for those projects:
Antenna, one, $250,000;
Boundary adjustment, two;
Commercial alteration, three, $171,908;
Commercial building, one, $1,294,435;
Deck, three, $17,283;
Electrical service, seven, $22,010;
Fireworks, one, $3,500;
Mobile home setup, two, $8,500;
Commercial occupancy, three;
Multifamily occupancy, 18;
Single-family occupancy, 42;
Two-family occupancy, 14;
Residential addition, one, $10,000;
Residential alteration, three, $68,000;
Single-family building, six, $1,007,001;
Sign, six, $68,000;
Special use, two;
Street excavation, five, $11,241;
Subdivision development, one;
Sewer lateral/repair, three, $8,810; and
Rough electrical inspection, one.