Building permits remained steady through April

New home permits in April kept pace with the same month last year, though the value of new construction fell off.

The City of Medicine Hat’s planning department reports that it OK’d 21 new home construction permits in each month of 2012 and 2013, but the estimated value of construction in the recent month dropped about 13 per cent to an average of $256,000 per home comparatively.

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