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Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
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Construction down in April

Monday, May 26, 2014

By KEN BRADLEY - Staff Writer

Construction in Franklin County decreased in April, based on the number of building permits issued and the value of those permits, according to the Franklin County Building Inspections Department.

Eighty-five building permits were issued in April, down from 117 permits that were issued in April 2013.

The value of all building permits issued in April totaled $5,895,994, up from $3,821,462 in April 2013.

A total of 13 building permits were issued in April for new residential homes with a total value of $3,660,045.

Manufactured home permits (single and doublewide homes) totaled three in April, and building permits issued for additions and alterations and accessory buildings totaled 37.

A total of 611 inspections were conducted, and fees collected from all permits issued in April totaled $27,212.

Inspectors drove 7,985 miles to conduct construction inspections.

 
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