DEVELOPMENT WORK Workers continue on the Wharton Street development project. In March, 2018, the property, near downtown Summerland, was sold for $1,989,000 and in March, 2019, a building permit for $11 million was issued. The four-storey, 88-unit apartment building includes 390 square metres of commercial space. It will be pet friendly and will provide rental accommodation in Summerland, with a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom units available. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland’s January building permits worth more than $2 million

Value of permits is significantly higher than same month in 2019

Construction activity remains brisk in Summerland, according to the municipality’s most recent building permit statistics.

In January, nine permits were issued, with a total value of $2,137,000.

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While the number of permits is lower than the 17 permits issued in January 2019, the dollar value is considerably higher. The January 2019 permits had a total value of $1,408,800.

The permits issued last month included two engineered buildings, worth $1,045,000, one single family home worth $382,000, one industrial addition or alteration worth $700,000 and one residential renovation worth $10,000.

In addition, one sign permit, one mobile home permit, one demolition permit and one plumbing or water line permit were also issued.

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