SEMI-ANNUAL STATISTICAL REPORT FOR 2O03                                                                       
                                                                                                                                    
          DESCRIPTION                      PERMITS         VALUE           UNITS                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
              SECTION 1 - RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - NEW BUILDINGS                                                                  
                                                                                                                                    
   SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS                 2,696       $343,319,249        2,696                                                    
   TWO FAMILY DWELLINGS                        0                 $0            0                                                    
   THREE OR FOUR FAMILY DWELLINGS              0                 $0            0                                                    
   FIVE OR MORE FAMILY DWELLINGS              10         $9,917,240          220                                                    
   CONDOMINIUMS                               83        $96,090,540          460                                                    
   MOBILE HOMES                               67           $262,893           67                                                    
   HOTELS, MOTELS, DORMITORIES                 0                 $0            0                                                    
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               FAMILY UNITS SUBTOTAL:      2,856       $449,589,922        3,443                                                    
                    SECTION 1 TOTALS:      2,856       $449,589,922        3,443                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
         SECTION 2 - RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - OTHER THAN NEW BUILDINGS                                                            
                                                                                                                                    
   ADDITIONS                               1,371        $21,880,585        1,690                                                    
   ALTERATIONS, REPAIRS, OR CONVERS'N      1,451        $19,306,901        2,482                                                    
   RE-ROOFING                              2,188        $14,192,593        3,278                                                    
   WRECKING                                  184         $1,496,169         -294                                                    
   MOVING - WITHIN THE CITY                    1            $20,000            1                                                    
   MOVING - OUTSIDE OF CITY                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   SWIMMING POOLS                            616        $16,263,074        1,873                                                    
   MOBILE HOMES - REPLACEMENT                244           $653,675          244                                                    
   GARAGES & CARPORTS                         20         $5,240,850           20                                                    
   TRAILER PARKS & CAMPS                       0                 $0            0                                                    
   OTHER, MISCELLANEOUS                      519         $9,565,931        2,036                                                    
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                    SECTION 2 TOTALS:      6,594        $88,619,778       11,330                                                    
          TOTALS FOR ALL RESIDENTIAL:      9,450       $538,209,700       14,773                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
      SECTION 3 - NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - NEW BUILDINGS & STRUCTURES                                                         
                                                                                                                                    
   AMUSEMENT, RECREATIONAL                    11        $19,278,746           11                                                    
   CHURCHES, OTHER RELIGIOUS                   2         $4,100,000            2                                                    
   INDUSTRIAL                                 21         $7,813,975           21                                                    
   PARKING GARAGES                             1         $7,820,000            1                                                    
   SERVICE STATIONS, REPAIR GARAGES            3         $1,464,000            3                                                    
   HOSPITALS, INSTITUTIONAL                    3         $8,280,000            3                                                    
   OFFICES, BANKS, PROFESSIONAL               44        $24,178,402           44                                                    
   PUBLIC BUILDINGS                            0                 $0            0                                                    
   UTILITIES - PRIVATE                         0                 $0            0                                                    
   UTILITIES - PUBLIC                          2         $1,890,000            2                                                    
   SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, ETC. - PRIVATE         11         $7,346,720           11                                                    
   SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, ETC. - PUBLIC           1           $400,000            1                                                    
   STORES, MERCANTILE                         37        $57,559,221           60                                                    
   TANKS, TOWERS                               0                 $0            0                                                    
   OTHER NEW STRUCTURES                       22         $9,578,729           22                                                    
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                    SECTION 3 TOTALS:        158       $149,709,793          181                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
      SECTION 4 - NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - OTHER THAN NEW STRUCTURES                                                          
                                                                                                                                    
   ADDITIONS                                  74        $17,365,060           75                                                    
   ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS                     503        $45,052,828          957                                                    
   RE-ROOFING                                219        $15,266,890          363                                                    
   WRECKING                                  127         $3,297,697         -168                                                    
   MOVING - WITHIN THE CITY                    1             $2,000            1                                                    
   MOVING - OUTSIDE OF CITY                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   CONVERSION - RESID. TO COMMERCIAL           7            $15,230           -7                                                    
   SIGNS - NEW, TEMPORARY, OTHER             853         $1,636,412          853                                                    
   SWIMMING POOLS                              7         $1,381,082            8                                                    
   OTHER, MISCELLANEOUS                      543       $135,190,183          687                                                    
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                    SECTION 4 TOTALS:      2,334       $219,207,382        2,769                                                    
      TOTALS FOR ALL NON-RESIDENTIAL:      2,492       $368,917,175        2,950                                                    
       SECTIONS 1-4 (OVERALL) TOTALS:     11,942       $907,126,875       17,723                                                    
  
                                                                                                                                    
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      10,778       243     $1,750,430        52,329                                                                
         ELECTRICAL    12,724       399       $706,940        24,331                                                                
         MECHANICAL    10,537        84       $697,042        18,394                                                                
         PLUMBING       9,437        69       $690,759        22,791                                                                
         MOBILE HOME      311         2        $12,600            88                                                                
         SIGN             853         6        $39,390         1,409                                                                
         TOTALS        44,640       803     $3,897,161       119,342