Building activity up in the region

Booming Building Permit Activity in Regional District Okanagan Similkameen

  • Jul. 31, 2014 12:00 p.m.

June 2014 has been one of the highest construction activity months in recent history in the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen. Construction values for June exceeded 6.7 million up from 3.6 million in June 2013.

Over the past seven months, the regional district has issued 199 building permits. Of those 199 permits, 32 permits were for single family dwellings. The majority of the permits issued have been for additions, repairs or plumbing. Ten permits have been issued for new commercial, industrial or institutional development.

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen provides a monthly summary of building permit activity.

Monthly reports are available online at www.rdos.bc.ca under Building Inspection statistics.

For further information please contact Donna Butler, RDOS Development Services Manager at (250) 490-4109 or dbutler@rdos.bc.ca.

 

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