MT. VERNON —
Almost $3 million in building and construction permits were issued in the city during September.
Commercial building came in at more than $2.3 million — with no total available for the foundation, basement, floor slab and rough-in costs of Heartland Medical, which will be constructed at 3130 Veterans Memorial Drive. Other commercial construction permits issued included a medical facility, a renovation of McDonald’s Restaurant on Potomac Boulevard and for Home Health/Hospice/SSM Home Care at 2 Good Samaritan Way.
Residential building came in at $206,768, bringing total building in the city during the month upwards of $2.51 million.
Home Health/Hospice/SSM Home Care is building a 2,800 square foot build out on the third floor on the Good Samaritan Regional Health Center campus, at an estimated cost of $330,000. Medical facility construction also boosted the building during the month with Michael Schifano putting in a facility at 3130 Veterans Memorial Drive at an estimated cost of $914,226.
McDonald’s at 120 Potomac Boulevard also posted a $1.028 million building permit to remodel its restaurant. In addition, permits were issued for the demolition of the interior and exterior as needed and for a new sign at the location.
Other commercial projects permitted in September are:
- Circle K, 1710 S. 10th St., to erect signs at an estimated cost of $5,000;
- Old National Bank, 400 S. 34th St., to erect a sign at an estimated cost of $9,000;
- Circle K, 103 N. 44th St., to erect signs at an estimated cost of $4,300;
- Girl Scouts Little House, 100 N. 20th St., to erect a sign;
- Casey Middle School/Dr. Andy Hall School, 301 S. 17th St., to erect a sign at an estimated cost of $13,500;
- Bucks Bullseye, 640 1/2 Old Fairfield Rd., to erect a sign at an estimated cost of $300; and
- Mt. Vernon Fall Fest to erect temporary signs.
Residential permits issued in September were:
- Tony Mezo, 15446 Illinois Route 37 North, to erect a storage building at an estimated cost of $30,000;
- Margel Peddicord, 2616 Windcrest, to construct an addition to the front porch at an estimated cost of $1,500;
- Ruth Garfolo, 12204 E. Harlan Rd., to place a new mobile home at an estimated cost of $56,833;
- Travis and Lisa Joiner, 318 E. Beacon Court, to erect a modular home at an estimated cost of $109,635;
- Richard Whaley, 2809 College, to rebuild an existing carport at an estimated cost of $3,000; and
- Diana Skaggs, 111 Liebengood, to construct a room addition at an estimated cost of $5,800.
Demolition permits issued were:
- Joseph Frzygoda, 12348 N. Sparrow;
- John Brown, 1606 S. 13th St., to demolish a mobile home; and
- Richard Whaley, 2809 College, to demolish a carport.