ANNUAL STATISTICAL REPORT FOR 2000                                                                          
                                                                                                                                    
          DESCRIPTION                      PERMITS         VALUE           UNITS                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
              SECTION 1 - RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - NEW BUILDINGS                                                                  
                                                                                                                                    
   SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS                 3,466       $397,471,277        3,466                                                    
   TWO FAMILY DWELLINGS                        2           $110,628            4                                                    
   THREE OR FOUR FAMILY DWELLINGS              0                 $0            0                                                    
   FIVE OR MORE FAMILY DWELLINGS             116       $104,120,729        1,974                                                    
   CONDOMINIUMS                               13         $5,232,000           96                                                    
   MOBILE HOMES                              164         $1,243,784          164                                                    
   HOTELS, MOTELS, DORMITORIES                 3        $66,548,846        1,065                                                    
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               FAMILY UNITS SUBTOTAL:      3,761       $508,178,418        5,704                                                    
                    SECTION 1 TOTALS:      3,764       $574,727,264        6,769                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
         SECTION 2 - RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - OTHER THAN NEW BUILDINGS                                                            
                                                                                                                                    
   ADDITIONS                               3,047        $39,852,907        3,966                                                    
   ALTERATIONS, REPAIRS, OR CONVERS'N      2,734        $29,452,254       13,247                                                    
   RE-ROOFING                              3,013        $15,011,627        4,621                                                    
   WRECKING                                    1                $50           -1                                                    
   MOVING - WITHIN THE CITY                    5           $144,000            7                                                    
   MOVING - OUTSIDE OF CITY                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   SWIMMING POOLS                          1,043        $16,527,985        3,768                                                    
   MOBILE HOMES - REPLACEMENT                940         $4,757,722          945                                                    
   GARAGES & CARPORTS                         83         $1,095,480           83                                                    
   TRAILER PARKS & CAMPS                       1           $100,000            1                                                    
   OTHER, MISCELLANEOUS                      251       $267,971,885        6,825                                                    
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                    SECTION 2 TOTALS:     11,118       $374,913,910       33,462                                                    
          TOTALS FOR ALL RESIDENTIAL:     14,882       $949,641,174       40,231                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
      SECTION 3 - NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - NEW BUILDINGS & STRUCTURES                                                         
                                                                                                                                    
   AMUSEMENT, RECREATIONAL                    18         $8,558,973           18                                                    
   CHURCHES, OTHER RELIGIOUS                  11        $20,269,530           11                                                    
   INDUSTRIAL                                 56       $224,034,346           63                                                    
   PARKING GARAGES                             4        $38,675,000        2,379                                                    
   SERVICE STATIONS, REPAIR GARAGES           12         $5,021,945           12                                                    
   HOSPITALS, INSTITUTIONAL                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   OFFICES, BANKS, PROFESSIONAL               82        $74,474,770          105                                                    
   PUBLIC BUILDINGS                            5         $2,096,457            5                                                    
   UTILITIES - PRIVATE                         2           $190,000            2                                                    
   UTILITIES - PUBLIC                          3         $1,914,515            3                                                    
   SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, ETC. - PRIVATE          5         $4,117,539            5                                                    
   SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, ETC. - PUBLIC           0                 $0            0                                                    
   STORES, MERCANTILE                         30        $24,771,134           61                                                    
   TANKS, TOWERS                               0                 $0            0                                                    
   OTHER NEW STRUCTURES                       41        $33,026,692           41                                                    
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                    SECTION 3 TOTALS:        269       $437,150,901        2,705                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
      SECTION 4 - NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - OTHER THAN NEW STRUCTURES                                                          
                                                                                                                                    
   ADDITIONS                                 256       $109,111,299          256                                                    
   ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS                   1,077       $739,481,663        1,089                                                    
   RE-ROOFING                                277        $19,005,575          442                                                    
   WRECKING                                  166         $4,036,514         -167                                                    
   MOVING - WITHIN THE CITY                    1            $45,000            1                                                    
   MOVING - OUTSIDE OF CITY                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   CONVERSION - RESID. TO COMMERCIAL           8           $207,062           -8                                                    
   SIGNS - NEW, TEMPORARY, OTHER           2,325         $4,240,630        2,325                                                    
   SWIMMING POOLS                              1           $100,000            1                                                    
   OTHER, MISCELLANEOUS                      929     $1,361,528,347        1,217                                                    
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                    SECTION 4 TOTALS:      5,040     $2,237,756,090        5,156                                                    
      TOTALS FOR ALL NON-RESIDENTIAL:      5,309     $2,674,906,991        7,861                                                    
       SECTIONS 1-4 (OVERALL) TOTALS:     20,191     $3,624,548,165       48,092                                                    
  
                                                                                                                                    
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      16,760       300     $2,827,023        59,000                                                                
         ELECTRICAL    24,434       767       $757,062        40,000                                                                
         MECHANICAL    14,211       294     $1,017,950        22,000                                                                
         PLUMBING      16,293       291       $832,745        33,000                                                                
         MOBILE HOME    1,106        25        $27,205             0                                                                
         ZONING           598         0       $234,554             0                                                                
         SIGN           2,325        13        $68,183        10,000                                                                
                                                                                                                                    
         TOTALS        75,727     1,690     $5,764,722       164,000