11/6/2013 9:08:00 AM $2.3 million in 3rd quarter CF building permits
Building permit project valuation totaled $2,352,000 in the City of Cannon Falls for July, August and September of 2013.
Cannon Falls Economic Development Director Dave Maroney said at a recent city council meeting that the EDA is happy with the uptick in local development as the city continues to see a number of projects completed or nearing completion, a number more getting underway and that more are being planned.
The biggest project permitted by the city in the last quarter was a new building for Gemini at the northeast edge of their property. The second new building in as many years for Gemini, the project valuation for building permit was set at $1.5 million.
Other big projects in the quarterly permit report are a new building with a $340,000 at Cannon Power Sports; a $158,000 valuation for a new house going up on Union Court on the west end of the Cannon Valley Fairgrounds (a CFHS student-built house in cooperation with the CF Housing Initiative); an addition at St. Pius Catholic Church with a $140,000 valuation; a remodel/re-roof with a valuation of $30,000 at Brewster's Bar and Grill; a $20,000 permit valuation for mechanical work at the new Casey's General store; and two remodel permits with a total of $25,000 valuation at Cannon Equipment.
In addition 25 other smaller permits were issued, primarily for various residential reroof, deck, window, garage and remodel projects.
Total permit fees were $10,211. Eighty percent goes to Goodhue County, which handles inspections.
Last year, third quarter permits were at $2.097 million.