Sept. permits nearly same, total to date $170 million

The value of construction approved by the City of Red Deer last month was nearly the same as in September 2011 — inching up to $16.8 million from $16.5 million.

Building permits issued for residential work totalled $8.3 million, up from $4.7 million last September. Commercial projects generated $6.6 million worth of approvals, as compared with $6.7 million a year ago.

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