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August 6, 2013

Building at $500K in July

MT. VERNON — The city approved just over $500,000 in building permits for July.

Residential building came in at $498,600. No new commercial construction or renovations were permitted for the month, while signage permits came in at $40,540.

This is the second month construction building has hit a standstill. In June, two commercial building permits were issued, for Christopher Rural Health Corp, 2920 Veterans Memorial Drive, for $23,000 to renovate a parking lot and to A.P. Petties of 1003 Bell for $1,000 for a snow cone stand.

Residential permits were up in July, coming in at 498,600, compared to $330,950 in June.

Residential permits issued were:

Jeff Ramsey, 12252 E. Harlan Rd., to erect a 30 by 50 foot pole barn at an estimated cost of $8,400;

Larry Sidwell, 1812 Richview Road, to reconstruct the rear roof to gain habitable second floor space at an estimated cost of $20,000;

Kathleen Moon, 1316 George St., to construct an addition to the home at an estimated cost of $5,000;

Bill and Toni Hutchison, 15078 Loop Lane, to construct a new home at an estimated cost of $180,000;

Kent and Chelsea McMahon, 1016 Birdie Lane, to construct a new home at an estimated cost of $250,000;

Misty King, 2623 Benton Rd., to build a 24 by 45 foot house on a partial basement at an estimated cost of $35,000; and

William Pittman, 403 Stinson, to build a covered deck at an estimated cost of $200.

Signage permits issued in July were:

Central Christian Church, for properties at 1125 Maple St., and 1117 Maple St.;

Kenneth Hails, to remove a trailer at 101 Grant St.; and

Kenneth Clark, for property at 608 Main St.

Signage permits issued in June were:

Circle K., 103 S. 34th St., to place a sign at an estimated cost of $15,700;

Dollar General Store, Route 37 South, to erect a sign at an estimated cost of $9,840;

Austin's Floral Accents, 813 Broadway, to place a sign at an estimated cost of $200; and

Byrd Watson, 3401 Broadway, to place a sign at an estimated cost of $14,700.

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