Commercial construction continued to drive building numbers in Fort St. John in October.
The city issued 12 building permits last month, worth an estimated $3.3 million in construction.
Half the permits were issued for commercial projects with a value of $2.2 million, including permits for renovations at the cultural centre ($107,000), the provincial government cannabis store ($600,000), the curling rink ($275,000), and a Macro Industries property on Northern Lights Drive ($827,000).
The city issued two permits for two single family homes at 8115 81A Street and 11707 105A Street, valued at a combined $1.024 million.
Four permits for garages and other renovations were issued for the month.
To the end of October, the city had issued 95 permits for $51.3 million worth of construction.
That's up from the 95 permits worth $37.3 million in new construction at the same time last year.
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