City building permits $335,800 for month

City building permits issued for the month of July put permits over the $2 million mark for fiscal year 2013.

Permits issued in July totaled $335,800, according to Rockdale city hall officials. A large amount was due to the remodeling of St. Joseph Catholic Church, 234 San Gabriel.

Bland Const ruction was issued the permit for the remodel of the church, listing the cost of the project at $250,000.

Permits are up for the month, compared to $ 47,747 in the month of June. Permits totaled $27,500 for July.

Permit totals for the fiscal year, which started in October, now sit at $2,129,945.

Permits are issued at City Hall and reflect only construction in the city limits.

Projects permitted for July were: Noack Sand & Gravel for Tommye Austion, 220 Oak, demolish home; Bland Construction for Teal Holdings LLC, 1099 Bushdale Rd., garage 30x25; American Academy Crisis, 101 Mulberry, fence; Door Creek Construction for End Game Development, 1501 E. Belton, new building.

Also, Andy Bonorden for Peter Rubio, 2202 Murray, carport 20x30; Rosio Ibarra, 515 Evelyn, roof; Warren Gillie, 506 Metclaf f, wood fence; K& W Remodel & Renovation for Richard Thrasher, 113 E. Cameron, building demolish; Kay Mantey, 713 Hogan, patio cover 12x20 carport.


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