Washington Building Department issued 142 permits in March, up from 130 during the same month last year. The estimated construction costs for those projects are $2,317,359 compared to $765,758.65 last year.

In 2016, there was one single-family building permit issued in March, compared to four in March of this year.

Listed below is a breakdown of the types of projects, number of permits issued and estimated construction costs for those projects:

Accessory building — one, $3,000;

Blasting — two, $20,000;

Commercial alteration — two, $58,000;

Deck — three, $31,100;

Demolition — four, $58,000;

Electrical service — one, $1,000;

Garage — one, $15,000;

Grading — two, $20,105;

Historic design review — three;

Industrial addition — one, $382,000;

Commercial occupancy — two;

Multifamily occupancy — 27;

Single-family occupancy — 47;

Two-family occupancy — 10;

Preliminary plat — one;

Residential addition — two, $7,000;

Residential alteration — eight, $155,602;

Single-family building — four, $991,708;

Single-family attached — two, $495,364;

Rezoning — two;

Sign — five, $13,525;

Special use — one;

Street excavation —three, $13,400;

Swimming pool — one, $40,000;

Sewer lateral/repair — four, $12,555;

Voluntary annexation — one; and

Variance — two.