2016 permits increase valuation
Building permits in Green River during 2016 resulted in an increased annual construction valuation for the city.
According to a report from the city’s Community Development Department, the construction valuation tallied in 2016 totalled $20 million, approximately $13.5 million higher than the 2015 valuation, $6.5 million.
A severe hail storm during the summer is the main reason for the boost in valuation. Laura Leigh, director of community development, said the city issued 1,163 permits during 2016, many of which were due to roofing projects repairing hail damage. Those permits, known as...
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