The Franklin County Building Department has issued 26 permits for new single-family homes in the first three months of 2014, according to the latest report.
These are just permits for unincorporated Franklin County, and do not include municipalities, which issue their own permits.
For March, nine permits for single-family homes were issued with a value of $1.6 million.
An industrial permit was issued for a spec building being constructed by Almo-Finn on Century Commerce Loop off of Old Highway 100. It has an estimated cost of $400,000.
A permit titled “Church and Other Religious” was issued for a bathroom/changing room remodel at St. Ann’s Church.
Other permits for March included 10 residential additions/modifications, $1.2 million; seven nonresidential buildings valued at $215,000; one “structure other than building” $170,000; and six residential garage/carport additions, $152,000.
In 2013, for the year as a whole, there were 91 building permits issued for new homes in unincorporated Franklin County.
There were 87 permits for single-family homes in the county in 2012; 101, 2011; 94, 2010; 106, 2009; and 139, 2008.