Construction activity within the City of Moose Jaw continues far ahead of last year’s pace.
Permits issued by city hall to the end of July of $76.7 million were up 74 per cent from the same period in 2021.
July permits worth $3.5 million increased 43 per cent over last July.
Housing makes up just over 10 per cent of permits this year with 19 permits for single family residences worth $7.88 million compared with 24 permits worth $9.9 million last year. In July four new houses worth $1.72 million were started while one worth $556,000 was started last July.
Major permits issued during July were $1.482 million for a restaurant on Thatcher Drive East, and $30,000 for a storage building by Holy Trinity School Division on 13th Avenue Northeast.
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