MT. VERNON — City building came in just under $450,000 for March.
Commercial building came in at $269,000, plus signage permits of $41,360 during the month. Times Square Mall renovations amounted to the largest portion of the commercial building permitted, with a new tenant build-out by Rue 21 amounting for $200,000.
Additional commercial building permits issued in March were:
n Baldwin Enterprises, 222 Potomac Blvd., for a hotel renovation at an estimated project cost of $50,000; and
n Henry Mannen, 2005 Casey Ave., for a wireless facility upgrade at an estimated project cost of $19,000.
Signage permits issued for the month were:
n Rue 21, at Times Square Mall at a cost of $100;
n Hallmark at 417 S. 42nd St., in the King City Square at an estimated cost of $4,400;
n Big Lots at Times Square Mall, two signs estimated to cost $300 and $8,200;
n Kingdom Seed Ministries, 118 S. Ninth St., at an estimated cost of $4,810;
n Mt. Vernon Dream Homes, 11884 N. Rye Grass, at an estimated cost of $23,100; and
n Downtown Mt. Vernon Development Corporation, several signs at various locations for the Taste of Mt. Vernon event;
n Neeya Auto Sales, 1415 Salem Rd., at an estimated cost of $450; and
n Jefferson County Shriners to promote the Vidalia onion fundraiser.
Residential building permitted during the month included:
n Joe Ilbery, 2307 Benton Rd., to construct a pole barn at an estimated cost of $12,500;
n Maxine Lockeby, 2909 S. 13th St., to place a mobile home at an estimated cost of $47,000; and
n Doris Meredith, 705 S. 17th St., to construct a home addition at an estimated cost of $69,130.
Demolition permits issued were:
n Maxine Lockeby, 2909 S. 13th St., to demolish a trailer;
n Henry Mannen, 2005 Casey Ave., to demolish a garage;
n New Dimension Builders, Inc., 801 1/2 S. 18th St., to demolish a trailer;
n Sherry Perkins and Jim Stanley, 1302 S. 24th St., to demolish a house; and
n Norman Fowler, 1101 Conger Ave., to demolish a mobile home.