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Summerland construction activity slower than a year ago

Number and value of building permits issued in April show decrease from 2019 statistics

Construction activity is still proceeding in Summerland despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

At the May 11 municipal council meeting, the municipal development services monthly report was presented to council.

A total of 16 permits, with a value of $2,768,800 were issued in April.

READ ALSO: Summerland’s February building permits worth $1.3 million

READ ALSO: Summerland’s building permits in 2019 show busy year for construction

The number of permits is lower than the 21 permits issued in April, 2019, but the dollar value is higher than the $1,772,000 that month.

So far this year, the municipality has issued a total of 54 permits, with a total value of $8,391,800.

This is considerably lower than the 78 permits worth $19,047,800 during the first four months of 2019, but comparable with the 2018 statistics.

In the first four months of 2018, the municipality had issued a total of 64 building permits, with a value of $8,401,000.

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