SEMI-ANNUAL STATISTICAL REPORT FOR 2O02                                                                       
                                                                                                                                    
          DESCRIPTION                      PERMITS         VALUE           UNITS                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
              SECTION 1 - RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - NEW BUILDINGS                                                                  
                                                                                                                                    
   SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS                 2,652       $332,781,818        2,652                                                    
   TWO FAMILY DWELLINGS                        0                 $0            0                                                    
   THREE OR FOUR FAMILY DWELLINGS              0                 $0            0                                                    
   FIVE OR MORE FAMILY DWELLINGS              69        $50,816,055        1,614                                                    
   CONDOMINIUMS                               17         $3,319,840          144                                                    
   MOBILE HOMES                               83           $360,370           83                                                    
   HOTELS, MOTELS, DORMITORIES                 0                 $0            0                                                    
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               FAMILY UNITS SUBTOTAL:      2,821       $387,278,083        4,493                                                    
                    SECTION 1 TOTALS:      2,821       $387,278,083        4,493                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
         SECTION 2 - RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - OTHER THAN NEW BUILDINGS                                                            
                                                                                                                                    
   ADDITIONS                               1,639        $22,806,669        1,740                                                    
   ALTERATIONS, REPAIRS, OR CONVERS'N      1,676        $15,647,678        4,635                                                    
   RE-ROOFING                              2,144        $13,729,908        2,792                                                    
   WRECKING                                  254           $932,584         -268                                                    
   MOVING - WITHIN THE CITY                   10           $139,000           10                                                    
   MOVING - OUTSIDE OF CITY                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   SWIMMING POOLS                            534         $8,328,536        1,320                                                    
   MOBILE HOMES - REPLACEMENT                407         $1,145,370          407                                                    
   GARAGES & CARPORTS                         50           $772,235           65                                                    
   TRAILER PARKS & CAMPS                       0                 $0            0                                                    
   OTHER, MISCELLANEOUS                      259        $27,535,279        5,134                                                    
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                    SECTION 2 TOTALS:      6,973        $91,037,259       15,835                                                    
          TOTALS FOR ALL RESIDENTIAL:      9,794       $478,315,342       20,328                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
      SECTION 3 - NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - NEW BUILDINGS & STRUCTURES                                                         
                                                                                                                                    
   AMUSEMENT, RECREATIONAL                    12        $24,745,430           12                                                    
   CHURCHES, OTHER RELIGIOUS                   7         $3,949,450            7                                                    
   INDUSTRIAL                                 11        $39,966,250           11                                                    
   PARKING GARAGES                             0                 $0            0                                                    
   SERVICE STATIONS, REPAIR GARAGES            1         $1,000,000            1                                                    
   HOSPITALS, INSTITUTIONAL                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   OFFICES, BANKS, PROFESSIONAL               33        $33,924,461           51                                                    
   PUBLIC BUILDINGS                            1         $4,506,584            1                                                    
   UTILITIES - PRIVATE                         1         $6,500,000            1                                                    
   UTILITIES - PUBLIC                          2         $2,993,000            2                                                    
   SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, ETC. - PRIVATE          2         $1,806,000            2                                                    
   SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, ETC. - PUBLIC           0                 $0            0                                                    
   STORES, MERCANTILE                         16        $11,213,872           16                                                    
   TANKS, TOWERS                               0                 $0            0                                                    
   OTHER NEW STRUCTURES                        6        $20,874,769            6                                                    
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                    SECTION 3 TOTALS:         92       $151,479,816          110                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
      SECTION 4 - NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - OTHER THAN NEW STRUCTURES                                                          
                                                                                                                                    
   ADDITIONS                                  95        $29,567,090           95                                                    
   ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS                     415        $48,497,649          419                                                    
   RE-ROOFING                                195         $6,748,721          536                                                    
   WRECKING                                   97         $2,747,049         -176                                                    
   MOVING - WITHIN THE CITY                    1            $15,000            1                                                    
   MOVING - OUTSIDE OF CITY                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   CONVERSION - RESID. TO COMMERCIAL           7            $31,270           -7                                                    
   SIGNS - NEW, TEMPORARY, OTHER           1,446         $2,137,864        1,446                                                    
   SWIMMING POOLS                              2           $167,000            2                                                    
   OTHER, MISCELLANEOUS                      490       $192,867,771          493                                                    
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                    SECTION 4 TOTALS:      2,748       $282,779,414        2,809                                                    
      TOTALS FOR ALL NON-RESIDENTIAL:      2,840       $434,259,230        2,919                                                    
       SECTIONS 1-4 (OVERALL) TOTALS:     12,634       $912,574,572       23,247                                                    
  
                                                                                                                                    
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      10,698       233     $1,666,820        51,043                                                                
         ELECTRICAL    12,139       449       $656,965        25,367                                                                
         MECHANICAL     9,303        90       $664,062        16,603                                                                
         PLUMBING       8,805        52       $683,875        21,192                                                                
         MOBILE HOME      490         2        $19,560           131                                                                
         SIGN           1,446         3        $62,950         1,271                                                                
         TOTALS        42,881       829     $3,754,232       115,607