ANNUAL STATISTICAL REPORT FOR 2003                                                                          
                                                                                                                                    
          DESCRIPTION                      PERMITS         VALUE           UNITS                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
              SECTION 1 - RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - NEW BUILDINGS                                                                  
                                                                                                                                    
   SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS                 5,646       $717,938,279        5,646                                                    
   TWO FAMILY DWELLINGS                        0                 $0            0                                                    
   THREE OR FOUR FAMILY DWELLINGS              0                 $0            0                                                    
   FIVE OR MORE FAMILY DWELLINGS              75        $57,969,149        1,538                                                    
   CONDOMINIUMS                              136       $132,480,060          889                                                    
   MOBILE HOMES                              123           $555,413          123                                                    
   HOTELS, MOTELS, DORMITORIES                 0                 $0            0                                                    
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               FAMILY UNITS SUBTOTAL:      5,980       $908,942,901        8,196                                                    
                    SECTION 1 TOTALS:      5,980       $908,942,901        8,196                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
         SECTION 2 - RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - OTHER THAN NEW BUILDINGS                                                            
                                                                                                                                    
   ADDITIONS                               2,818        $44,780,031        3,237                                                    
   ALTERATIONS, REPAIRS, OR CONVERS'N      2,870        $36,840,064       13,965                                                    
   RE-ROOFING                              2,959        $15,899,696        8,541                                                    
   WRECKING                                  425         $2,272,692         -557                                                    
   MOVING - WITHIN THE CITY                    3            $30,000            3                                                    
   MOVING - OUTSIDE OF CITY                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   SWIMMING POOLS                          1,029        $25,157,014        3,550                                                    
   MOBILE HOMES - REPLACEMENT                496         $1,437,825          496                                                    
   GARAGES & CARPORTS                         37         $5,798,691           37                                                    
   TRAILER PARKS & CAMPS                       0                 $0            0                                                    
   OTHER, MISCELLANEOUS                    1,031        $17,914,919        4,372                                                    
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                    SECTION 2 TOTALS:     11,668       $150,130,932       33,644                                                    
          TOTALS FOR ALL RESIDENTIAL:     17,648     $1,059,073,833       41,840                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
      SECTION 3 - NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - NEW BUILDINGS & STRUCTURES                                                         
                                                                                                                                    
   AMUSEMENT, RECREATIONAL                    19        $24,398,746           22                                                    
   CHURCHES, OTHER RELIGIOUS                  12         $7,125,511           13                                                    
   INDUSTRIAL                                 37        $19,224,566           37                                                    
   PARKING GARAGES                             1         $7,820,000            1                                                    
   SERVICE STATIONS, REPAIR GARAGES            4         $1,489,000            4                                                    
   HOSPITALS, INSTITUTIONAL                   10       $159,852,000           10                                                    
   OFFICES, BANKS, PROFESSIONAL               99       $142,762,501          108                                                    
   PUBLIC BUILDINGS                            1         $2,400,000            1                                                    
   UTILITIES - PRIVATE                         2           $450,000            2                                                    
   UTILITIES - PUBLIC                          3         $9,890,000            3                                                    
   SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, ETC. - PRIVATE         16        $13,822,150           18                                                    
   SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, ETC. - PUBLIC           4        $53,646,000            5                                                    
   STORES, MERCANTILE                         54        $70,982,577           86                                                    
   TANKS, TOWERS                               0                 $0            0                                                    
   OTHER NEW STRUCTURES                       62        $60,620,849           62                                                    
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                    SECTION 3 TOTALS:        324       $574,483,900          372                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
      SECTION 4 - NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - OTHER THAN NEW STRUCTURES                                                          
                                                                                                                                    
   ADDITIONS                                 152        $64,125,963          155                                                    
   ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS                   1,026       $108,042,350        1,605                                                    
   RE-ROOFING                                407        $23,909,393          586                                                    
   WRECKING                                  277         $5,834,552         -335                                                    
   MOVING - WITHIN THE CITY                    1             $2,000            1                                                    
   MOVING - OUTSIDE OF CITY                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   CONVERSION - RESID. TO COMMERCIAL          14            $77,657          -14                                                    
   SIGNS - NEW, TEMPORARY, OTHER           2,092         $3,788,471        2,092                                                    
   SWIMMING POOLS                              7         $1,381,082            8                                                    
   OTHER, MISCELLANEOUS                    1,169       $198,826,377        1,765                                                    
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                    SECTION 4 TOTALS:      5,145       $405,987,845        5,863                                                    
      TOTALS FOR ALL NON-RESIDENTIAL:      5,469       $980,471,745        6,235                                                    
       SECTIONS 1-4 (OVERALL) TOTALS:     23,117     $2,039,545,578       48,075                                                    
  
                                                                                                                                    
The following table includes construction and other permits issued by the                                                           
Building and Zoning Division. The addition of BUILDING, MOBILE HOME and SIGN                                                        
permits issued is equal to the number of permits in the above SECTIONS 1-4                                                          
(OVERALL) TOTALS.                                                                                                                   
  
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
         PERMIT TYPE  # ISSUED  # EXEMPT  FEES COLLECTED  # INSPECTIONS                                                             
                                                                                                                                    
         BUILDING      20,406       539     $3,719,546       108,681                                                                
         ELECTRICAL    26,231       920     $1,465,853        45,231                                                                
         MECHANICAL    20,875       258     $1,413,916        37,682                                                                
         PLUMBING      18,924       197     $1,416,386        46,320                                                                
         MOBILE HOME      619         5        $24,920           209                                                                
         SIGN           2,092        12        $93,525         2,794                                                                
         TOTALS        89,147     1,931     $8,134,146       240,917