2019 Comox Valley and Campbell River building permit statistics in Around Town

January 23, 2020

Compared to 2018, the 2019 year to date building permit values for the Comox Valley and Campbell River have increased from $290 to $301 million. 

In this week’s Building Links, we publish our annual Building Permit Statistics. 2019 values show an increase over 2018, from $290 to $301 million.

The Comox Valley Regional District and the City of Campbell are the only areas to show increased total values with $14 and $35.5 million respectively. Permit totals for the City of Courtenay were lower in new Commercial and higher in Residential, resulting in a 2.5 % decline. Comox and Cumberland recorded a decrease of 40 to 50% due to both Commercial and Residential developments. 

In 2019, the City of Courtenay issued four permits for multi-family (5+ unit) buildings with a total of 198 units. The City of Campbell wrapped up the year with 223 units in five buildings.

Overall, 927 building permits were recorded in 2019 and included 1024 residential units and 32 new commercial buildings.  In 2018, 987 permits were issued and included 976 new residential units and 31 new commercial buildings.

For more information contact Pam Beynonbrown at pam@buildinglinks.ca.

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