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  • Wednesday, February 03, 2016
    $2 million in building permits issued
    A church project led building permits issued by the city of Brenham in January.
     
    The city issued 22 permits last month for new construction, renovations and additions. Those totaled $2,045,536, down from 26 permits totaling $4,725,697 issued in January 2015.

    Grace Community Fellowship’s $1.5 million expansion project at 107 S. Saeger St. led all permits last month.
     
    Five permits totaling $444,120 for new homes were also issued. In January 2015, six permits ($989,500) were taken out for new residences.
     
    Other permits issued last month were:
     
    • Residential renovations — Five permits, $21,399.
     
    • Residential additions — Four permits, $19,667.
     
    • New commercial buildings — One permit, $7,000.
     
    • Commercial renovations — Three permits, $44,500.
     
    • Commercial additions — Two permits, $1,507,800.

    (Brenham Banner-Press)