Building permits for new residential on the rise
Building permits for residential units continue to rise with a total of 65 residential permits issued in July compared to 47 for the same month last year, for a total value in July of 2017 of $39 million compared to $31.5 million for July 2016.
“Regina continues to show growth with the continuous strength in residential construction,” said Mayor Michael Fougere.
Permits issued in July for projects over $1 million include two new apartment complexes valued at $14.7 and $8.5 million, construction of two new gas bars valued at $4 million each, and a retail alteration valued at $2.2 million.
A building permit is needed to construct, demolish, build an addition or renovate a building in Regina. The City issues the permit and reviews plans to ensure they comply with all current building codes, bylaws and other applicable regulations. The City’s Building Permit Report is a record of all permits issued during a period of time for residential, industrial and commercial construction in Regina.