ANNUAL STATISTICAL REPORT FOR 2007                                                                          
                                                                                                                                    
          DESCRIPTION                      PERMITS         VALUE           UNITS                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
              SECTION 1 - RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - NEW BUILDINGS                                                                  
                                                                                                                                    
   SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS                 3,183       $509,107,865        3,183                                                    
   TWO FAMILY DWELLINGS                       41         $4,771,685           82                                                    
   THREE OR FOUR FAMILY DWELLINGS             13         $2,181,000           26                                                    
   FIVE OR MORE FAMILY DWELLINGS              73       $102,764,006        1,816                                                    
   CONDOMINIUMS                               34        $71,831,335          616                                                    
   MOBILE HOMES                               67           $275,200           67                                                    
   HOTELS, MOTELS, DORMITORIES                 0                 $0            0                                                    
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               FAMILY UNITS SUBTOTAL:      3,411       $690,931,091        5,790                                                    
                    SECTION 1 TOTALS:      3,411       $690,931,091        5,790                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
         SECTION 2 - RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - OTHER THAN NEW BUILDINGS                                                            
                                                                                                                                    
   ADDITIONS                               1,591        $50,377,956        1,594                                                    
   ALTERATIONS, REPAIRS, OR CONVERS'N      2,274        $41,128,148        8,579                                                    
   RE-ROOFING                                593         $9,312,362          724                                                    
   WRECKING                                  425         $1,810,596         -555                                                    
   MOVING - WITHIN THE CITY                    2            $30,500            2                                                    
   MOVING - OUTSIDE OF CITY                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   SWIMMING POOLS                            789        $24,924,663        2,912                                                    
   MOBILE HOMES - REPLACEMENT                264           $747,699          264                                                    
   GARAGES & CARPORTS                         19           $590,952           19                                                    
   TRAILER PARKS & CAMPS                       0                 $0            0                                                    
   OTHER, MISCELLANEOUS                      370        $12,881,363        1,750                                                    
   ACCESORY BUILDING                         439        $15,253,327          589                                                    
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                    SECTION 2 TOTALS:      6,766       $157,057,566       15,878                                                    
          TOTALS FOR ALL RESIDENTIAL:     10,177       $847,988,657       21,668                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
      SECTION 3 - NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - NEW BUILDINGS & STRUCTURES                                                         
                                                                                                                                    
   AMUSEMENT, RECREATIONAL                     9         $5,934,707            9                                                    
   CHURCHES, OTHER RELIGIOUS                  12        $13,374,797           12                                                    
   INDUSTRIAL                                 43        $78,566,613           45                                                    
   PARKING GARAGES                             4        $40,393,265            4                                                    
   SERVICE STATIONS, REPAIR GARAGES            4         $1,694,852            4                                                    
   HOSPITALS, INSTITUTIONAL                    2         $2,950,000            2                                                    
   OFFICES, BANKS, PROFESSIONAL               75       $190,757,788          122                                                    
   PUBLIC BUILDINGS                            2        $71,000,000            2                                                    
   UTILITIES - PRIVATE                         1            $50,000            1                                                    
   UTILITIES - PUBLIC                          0                 $0            0                                                    
   SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, ETC. - PRIVATE         11         $8,201,668           11                                                    
   SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, ETC. - PUBLIC           0                 $0            0                                                    
   STORES, MERCANTILE                         63        $78,560,543           88                                                    
   TANKS, TOWERS                               0                 $0            0                                                    
   OTHER NEW STRUCTURES                       85       $154,024,146           85                                                    
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                    SECTION 3 TOTALS:        311       $645,508,379          385                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
      SECTION 4 - NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - OTHER THAN NEW STRUCTURES                                                          
                                                                                                                                    
   ADDITIONS                                  62        $19,205,225           63                                                    
   ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS                   1,162       $220,141,327        8,009                                                    
   RE-ROOFING                                 76         $7,776,835          219                                                    
   WRECKING                                  144         $4,049,237         -167                                                    
   MOVING - WITHIN THE CITY                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   MOVING - OUTSIDE OF CITY                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   CONVERSION - RESID. TO COMMERCIAL          14           $349,240          -14                                                    
   SIGNS - NEW, TEMPORARY, OTHER           1,551         $3,392,442        1,551                                                    
   SWIMMING POOLS                             26         $2,438,535          700                                                    
   OTHER, MISCELLANEOUS                      818       $194,266,733        1,579                                                    
   ACCESORY BUILDING                          62         $3,316,729           62                                                    
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                    SECTION 4 TOTALS:      3,915       $454,936,303       12,002                                                    
      TOTALS FOR ALL NON-RESIDENTIAL:      4,226     $1,100,444,682       12,387                                                    
       SECTIONS 1-4 (OVERALL) TOTALS:     14,403     $1,948,433,339       34,055                                                    
  
                                                                                                                                    
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  REDUCED FEES    # INSPECTIONS                                             
                                                                                                                                    
         BUILDING      12,520        71     $3,595,702       $147,577             0                                                 
         ELECTRICAL    21,645       157     $1,210,209             $0             0                                                 
         MECHANICAL    14,174       111     $1,113,644             $0             0                                                 
         PLUMBING      10,239        34       $918,750             $0             0                                                 
         MOBILE HOME      332         1        $13,520             $0             0                                                 
         SIGN           1,551        22        $68,444             $0             0                                                 
         TOTALS        60,461       396     $6,920,269             $0             0