Colchester County sees drop in building permit numbers


For October, building permits issued in Colchester County, Nova Scotia, were valued at almost $1 million, which is lower than for the same month last year.

But the recorded figures still totaled more than $2 million, which Mayor Bob Taylor suggested was still a respectable number, reports Truro Daily News.

“We’re down from last year a bit but I think $2.4 million for October is not bad,” he said, during the Thursday night (Nov. 27) council session.

The municipality issued 36 permits last month with a total value of $2,404,000 compared to 39 permits issued in October 2013 valued at $3,383,900, a difference of $979,900.

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