Repair permits highlight planning district report

Repair permits highlight planning district reportCombined January building report numbers for the Portage la Prairie Planning District were buoyed by three repair permits totalling nearly a half-million dollars. Year-to-date combined permit value totals from the planning office total $4,609,000 up from $4,108,115 in the same reporting period in 2020. A pair of industrial repair permits valued at $2,565,000 and a…

Planning district releases August combined permit report

Planning district releases August combined permit reportThe Portage la Prairie Planning District released its August 2020 combined permit values totalling just over $116 million year-to-date value. As expected, with Simplot expansion complete and construction of the Roquette plant well underway, year-to-date permit values decreased from nearly $164 million in the 2019 corresponding period. The planning district issued 11 new single residential…

City & RM permit values reported

City & RM permit values reportedThe Portage la Prairie Planning District has released its July combined (city and RM) permit value report. Year-to-date numbers show $92,027,415 in 2020 compared to $149,365,982 for the same reporting period in 2019. As the huge projects at Simplot and Roquette wind down or near completion, it is expected permit values to drop in step.…

Planning department releases June permit values

Planning department releases June permit valuesThe Portage la Prairie Planning District has released its June 2020 permit totals. The planning department’s June combined (residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, agricultural and miscellaneous) permits are valued at just under $21 million for 52 permits. One of the highlights is two new multi-family residential projects for $13.7 million. Year-to-date values in 2020 so far…

City releases permit values for May

City releases permit values for May  The May 2020 value for building permits totals almost $56 million. This is down from the same permit granting period of over $104 million in 2019. As the combined nearly $1 billion in construction winds down at Simplot and Roquette, it is expected permit value totals will also drop. In this report, the planning…

Permit values continue to skyrocket

Permit values continue to skyrocketThe Portage Citizen — Permit value totals reported from the Portage la Prairie Planning District continued to show unabated year-to-date (YTD) increases through March and April. Combined totals reflecting construction values for residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, farm and miscellaneous in March showed a YTD value of $9,418,543 in 2018 compared to the 2017 total of…