SEMI-ANNUAL STATISTICAL REPORT FOR 2O04                                                                       
                                                                                                                                    
          DESCRIPTION                      PERMITS         VALUE           UNITS                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
              SECTION 1 - RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - NEW BUILDINGS                                                                  
                                                                                                                                    
   SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS                 3,294       $451,501,199        3,294                                                    
   TWO FAMILY DWELLINGS                        3           $391,200            6                                                    
   THREE OR FOUR FAMILY DWELLINGS             24        $36,699,262           24                                                    
   FIVE OR MORE FAMILY DWELLINGS              50        $72,819,116        1,123                                                    
   CONDOMINIUMS                               52        $76,231,427          476                                                    
   MOBILE HOMES                               57           $237,685           57                                                    
   HOTELS, MOTELS, DORMITORIES                 0                 $0            0                                                    
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               FAMILY UNITS SUBTOTAL:      3,480       $637,879,889        4,980                                                    
                    SECTION 1 TOTALS:      3,480       $637,879,889        4,980                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
         SECTION 2 - RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - OTHER THAN NEW BUILDINGS                                                            
                                                                                                                                    
   ADDITIONS                               1,504        $25,305,775        2,025                                                    
   ALTERATIONS, REPAIRS, OR CONVERS'N      1,344        $34,301,651        3,239                                                    
   RE-ROOFING                              2,280        $13,227,153        3,285                                                    
   WRECKING                                  208         $1,571,923         -299                                                    
   MOVING - WITHIN THE CITY                    3            $26,900            3                                                    
   MOVING - OUTSIDE OF CITY                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   SWIMMING POOLS                            670        $13,933,802        2,571                                                    
   MOBILE HOMES - REPLACEMENT                222           $706,069          222                                                    
   GARAGES & CARPORTS                         16           $309,886           16                                                    
   TRAILER PARKS & CAMPS                       0                 $0            0                                                    
   OTHER, MISCELLANEOUS                      228         $5,083,556        4,011                                                    
   ACCESORY BUILDING                         407         $3,714,503          945                                                    
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                    SECTION 2 TOTALS:      6,882        $98,181,218       16,018                                                    
          TOTALS FOR ALL RESIDENTIAL:     10,362       $736,061,107       20,998                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
      SECTION 3 - NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - NEW BUILDINGS & STRUCTURES                                                         
                                                                                                                                    
   AMUSEMENT, RECREATIONAL                     8         $5,334,425            8                                                    
   CHURCHES, OTHER RELIGIOUS                   8         $8,951,268            8                                                    
   INDUSTRIAL                                 22        $16,410,216           22                                                    
   PARKING GARAGES                             0                 $0            0                                                    
   SERVICE STATIONS, REPAIR GARAGES            3         $1,219,600            3                                                    
   HOSPITALS, INSTITUTIONAL                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   OFFICES, BANKS, PROFESSIONAL               71        $34,726,843          147                                                    
   PUBLIC BUILDINGS                            1           $120,000            1                                                    
   UTILITIES - PRIVATE                         0                 $0            0                                                    
   UTILITIES - PUBLIC                          0                 $0            0                                                    
   SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, ETC. - PRIVATE          3         $7,755,491            3                                                    
   SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, ETC. - PUBLIC           3         $3,750,264            4                                                    
   STORES, MERCANTILE                         60        $75,899,001           88                                                    
   TANKS, TOWERS                               0                 $0            0                                                    
   OTHER NEW STRUCTURES                       30        $21,531,470           36                                                    
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                    SECTION 3 TOTALS:        209       $175,698,578          320                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
      SECTION 4 - NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - OTHER THAN NEW STRUCTURES                                                          
                                                                                                                                    
   ADDITIONS                                  66        $37,707,945           66                                                    
   ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS                     499        $77,079,693          756                                                    
   RE-ROOFING                                276        $11,479,294          472                                                    
   WRECKING                                   81         $4,451,464          -94                                                    
   MOVING - WITHIN THE CITY                    3            $50,000            3                                                    
   MOVING - OUTSIDE OF CITY                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   CONVERSION - RESID. TO COMMERCIAL           4            $30,120           -4                                                    
   SIGNS - NEW, TEMPORARY, OTHER           1,606         $2,730,504        1,606                                                    
   SWIMMING POOLS                              7           $256,000           88                                                    
   OTHER, MISCELLANEOUS                      569        $53,137,055          723                                                    
   ACCESORY BUILDING                          31         $1,433,157           35                                                    
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                    SECTION 4 TOTALS:      3,142       $188,355,232        3,651                                                    
      TOTALS FOR ALL NON-RESIDENTIAL:      3,351       $364,053,810        3,971                                                    
       SECTIONS 1-4 (OVERALL) TOTALS:     13,713     $1,100,114,917       24,969                                                    
  
                                                                                                                                    
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      11,828       239     $2,348,685        52,634                                                                
         ELECTRICAL    14,350       460       $809,801        26,553                                                                
         MECHANICAL    11,033       163       $767,355        18,932                                                                
         PLUMBING      11,022        58       $861,108        25,020                                                                
         MOBILE HOME      279         2        $11,200           138                                                                
         SIGN           1,606        22        $69,530         1,707                                                                
         TOTALS        50,118       944     $4,867,679       124,984