Marshall County Building Permit Numbers Rise


Marshall County Building Inspector Chuck DeWitt had some good news for the county commissioners this week.

March was a good month for permit applications. Twenty-four applications were issued in March which brings the permit count to 61 so far this year. Over $4.6 million in value of construction was noted in March to bring the quarter total to $8.375 million.

Commercial with electric and with plumbing value of construction is over $6 million in the first quarter of the year. In comparison, only $195,000 in value of construction was recorded last year. The county is ahead $7 million from this time last year.

Only 60 permits were issued last year and 83 permits have been issued so far this year.

Ninety inspections were conducted in March.