February permits generated $30,826 in fees which operates the Building Codes Department

Construction in Putnam County has been trending in the right direction as of late. In January, 22 permits for $3.9M worth of construction were issued within the county. Sixteen of those were for single-family homes.

February showed a steady increase with 34 permits worth $8.2 million of construction and 22 being for new single-family residential homes. In comparison, February (historically a strong month for construction) 2023 had 37 permits for $6.7 million with 23 of those being new single-family homes.

The numbers do not include any of the four cities. Here are the numbers for prior years as a comparison:

202220232024
PermitsTotal AmountPermitsTotal AmountPermitsTotal Amount
288,516,500204,990,900223,886,300
397,960,443376,653,700348,245,155
306,355,500348,705,474
469,177,568356,924,500
396,575,375407,075,300
5115,624,742365,922,400
419,911,325368,456,000
316,679,000387,570,900
307,751,000376,171,496
395,533,500479,429,590
225,041,000234,487,600
111,215,000255,829,000
40790,340,95340882,216,8605612,131,455

Numbers courtesy of Putnam County Mayor Randy Porter.

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