SEMI-ANNUAL STATISTICAL REPORT FOR 2O01                                                                       
                                                                                                                                    
          DESCRIPTION                      PERMITS         VALUE           UNITS                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
              SECTION 1 - RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - NEW BUILDINGS                                                                  
                                                                                                                                    
   SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS                 2,194       $263,477,627        2,194                                                    
   TWO FAMILY DWELLINGS                        2           $200,000            4                                                    
   THREE OR FOUR FAMILY DWELLINGS              0                 $0            0                                                    
   FIVE OR MORE FAMILY DWELLINGS              67        $53,589,403        1,294                                                    
   CONDOMINIUMS                               10        $12,265,296          129                                                    
   MOBILE HOMES                               64           $435,848           64                                                    
   HOTELS, MOTELS, DORMITORIES                 4           $580,000           25                                                    
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               FAMILY UNITS SUBTOTAL:      2,337       $329,968,174        3,685                                                    
                    SECTION 1 TOTALS:      2,341       $330,548,174        3,710                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
         SECTION 2 - RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - OTHER THAN NEW BUILDINGS                                                            
                                                                                                                                    
   ADDITIONS                               1,485        $16,983,565        1,489                                                    
   ALTERATIONS, REPAIRS, OR CONVERS'N      1,657        $16,660,413        5,185                                                    
   RE-ROOFING                              1,971         $8,760,097        2,647                                                    
   WRECKING                                   16            $32,269          -16                                                    
   MOVING - WITHIN THE CITY                    5            $21,000            5                                                    
   MOVING - OUTSIDE OF CITY                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   SWIMMING POOLS                            632         $9,606,953        1,361                                                    
   MOBILE HOMES - REPLACEMENT                446         $1,370,199          447                                                    
   GARAGES & CARPORTS                         50           $795,176           57                                                    
   TRAILER PARKS & CAMPS                       0                 $0            0                                                    
   OTHER, MISCELLANEOUS                      118         $4,964,193        3,131                                                    
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                    SECTION 2 TOTALS:      6,380        $59,193,865       14,306                                                    
          TOTALS FOR ALL RESIDENTIAL:      8,721       $389,742,039       18,016                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
      SECTION 3 - NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - NEW BUILDINGS & STRUCTURES                                                         
                                                                                                                                    
   AMUSEMENT, RECREATIONAL                     4         $1,674,900            4                                                    
   CHURCHES, OTHER RELIGIOUS                   8        $23,572,000            8                                                    
   INDUSTRIAL                                 25        $16,939,356           25                                                    
   PARKING GARAGES                             1         $9,000,000            1                                                    
   SERVICE STATIONS, REPAIR GARAGES            6         $1,568,000            6                                                    
   HOSPITALS, INSTITUTIONAL                    2         $2,402,000            2                                                    
   OFFICES, BANKS, PROFESSIONAL               41        $56,770,296           41                                                    
   PUBLIC BUILDINGS                            0                 $0            0                                                    
   UTILITIES - PRIVATE                         0                 $0            0                                                    
   UTILITIES - PUBLIC                          0                 $0            0                                                    
   SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, ETC. - PRIVATE          5        $12,016,990            5                                                    
   SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, ETC. - PUBLIC           0                 $0            0                                                    
   STORES, MERCANTILE                         15         $9,921,045           19                                                    
   TANKS, TOWERS                               0                 $0            0                                                    
   OTHER NEW STRUCTURES                       13         $2,023,220           13                                                    
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                    SECTION 3 TOTALS:        120       $135,887,807          124                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
      SECTION 4 - NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - OTHER THAN NEW STRUCTURES                                                          
                                                                                                                                    
   ADDITIONS                                 105        $61,417,914          116                                                    
   ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS                     548        $78,291,780          552                                                    
   RE-ROOFING                                257        $17,197,378          276                                                    
   WRECKING                                   70         $2,949,964          -73                                                    
   MOVING - WITHIN THE CITY                    1            $22,500            1                                                    
   MOVING - OUTSIDE OF CITY                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   CONVERSION - RESID. TO COMMERCIAL           2            $19,000           -2                                                    
   SIGNS - NEW, TEMPORARY, OTHER           1,256         $2,450,914        1,256                                                    
   SWIMMING POOLS                              4           $558,700            4                                                    
   OTHER, MISCELLANEOUS                      478       $100,716,696        1,163                                                    
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                    SECTION 4 TOTALS:      2,721       $263,624,846        3,293                                                    
      TOTALS FOR ALL NON-RESIDENTIAL:      2,841       $399,512,653        3,417                                                    
       SECTIONS 1-4 (OVERALL) TOTALS:     11,562       $789,254,692       21,433                                                    
  
                                                                                                                                    
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       9,796       104     $1,710,873        26,000                                                                
         ELECTRICAL    11,650       295       $357,026        17,000                                                                
         MECHANICAL     8,737        68       $562,843        12,000                                                                
         PLUMBING       8,195        71       $447,639        14,000                                                                
         MOBILE HOME      510         1        $12,925             0                                                                
         SIGN           1,256        31        $30,620             0                                                                
         TOTALS        40,144       570     $3,121,926        69,000