November building permits valued at $1.7 million

HVAC units and plumbing connections permits top list

— The City Planning Department during November issued 91 permits of which 19 were for mechanical installations and 14 for plumbing hook-ups.

The month’s permits amount to $4,627.44 in fees and based on a valuation of projects at $1,740,471.33.

New housing starts, valued at $1,225.244.64, made up the largest portion of the November fees to the city.

The city Planning Department issued nine single family residence permits and six building permits for such projects as covered patios and shop additions, amounting to $19,717 in fees.

Of the residential permits issued, eight were issued to Catholic Charity Housing Services in the Ayrshire Street neighborhood, according to the city report.

Most of the mechanical permits were for installation of heat pump and furnace units.

The city also issued a cell tower permit to Sprint at 2330 Yakima Valley Highway E., a project valued at $5,000.

Two commercial permits were issued, a total value of $375,000.

One project was for a 1350-sq. ft. freezer addition to the Sunnyside School District warehouse located at Chief Kamiakin Elementary School valued at $3,000,000. The second project was for building separation walls at DRC Properties, 717 Yakima Valley Highway.

Permits were also issued during the past month for curbs, demolitions, fire prevention, public works water and sewer connections, roof replacements and window/door replacements.

A single sign permit was issued to Ric Whitley, 2640 Yakima Valley Highway E.


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