TRURO, N.S. – Building permits issued in October by the County of Colchester outpaced the figures for the same period last year in both numbers and dollar values.
The municipality issued 40 permits in October 2017 valued at $4,559,500 compared to 30 permits in October 2016 valued at $1,767,823, a difference of $2,791,766.
So far this year the overall number of permits is down compared to the same period last year although the dollar value was up by $13.5 million.
A total of 402 building permits valued at $44,725,311 were issued up to the end of October compared to 419 permits valued at $31,215,196 for the same period in 2016.