5 Interesting Numbers About Local Permits?

V1 Staff

Construction is booming in the City of Eau Claire, at least judging by the volume of permits issued by the city’s Inspection Services Division in 2017. The value of permits issued exceeded the all-time record as of August, and kept climbing through the end of the year:

1. $296M

Total value of building permits issued by the City of Eau Claire in 2017, nearly double the figure from 2016 (when it was just $159 million).

2. $198M

Previous all-time record for City of Eau Claire building permits issued in a single year, set in 2009. 

3. 50%

Percent by which the total value of building permits issued in 2017 exceeded the record total from 2009.

4. $78M

Value of the permits issued for the new Marshfield Clinic hospital, the largest project of the year.

5. 3,520

Total number of permits issued by the city’s Inspection Services Division. Of these, 995 were building permits.

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