North Battleford building permits end year on upswing

Final numbers are in for building permits in North Battleford, with the city ending the year on a notable upswing in December.

The month saw seven permits issued for $601,600, up from four permits for $53,000 in Dec. 2019.

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The good numbers capped off a strong year, with 2020 values exceeding the 2019 total several months ago. Overall, the city reported a grand total of 97 permits for $24,115,528, up from 86 permits for $10,995,300 a year earlier.

The largest permit value number came in the category of commercial alterations, where there were 19 permits in 2020 for a total of $10,518,700.a

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