SEMI-ANNUAL STATISTICAL REPORT FOR 2O05                                                                       
                                                                                                                                    
          DESCRIPTION                      PERMITS         VALUE           UNITS                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
              SECTION 1 - RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - NEW BUILDINGS                                                                  
                                                                                                                                    
   SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS                 3,852       $592,782,908        3,852                                                    
   TWO FAMILY DWELLINGS                        2           $900,000            4                                                    
   THREE OR FOUR FAMILY DWELLINGS             10           $600,000           10                                                    
   FIVE OR MORE FAMILY DWELLINGS              37       $365,001,218        1,360                                                    
   CONDOMINIUMS                              139       $175,380,612        1,599                                                    
   MOBILE HOMES                               42           $211,340           42                                                    
   HOTELS, MOTELS, DORMITORIES                 0                 $0            0                                                    
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               FAMILY UNITS SUBTOTAL:      4,082     $1,134,876,078        6,867                                                    
                    SECTION 1 TOTALS:      4,082     $1,134,876,078        6,867                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
         SECTION 2 - RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - OTHER THAN NEW BUILDINGS                                                            
                                                                                                                                    
   ADDITIONS                               1,186        $22,314,346       23,419                                                    
   ALTERATIONS, REPAIRS, OR CONVERS'N      1,462        $21,976,670        4,002                                                    
   RE-ROOFING                              2,908        $18,995,986        8,916                                                    
   WRECKING                                  268         $1,131,426         -305                                                    
   MOVING - WITHIN THE CITY                    2           $187,500            2                                                    
   MOVING - OUTSIDE OF CITY                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   SWIMMING POOLS                            596        $14,918,471        3,725                                                    
   MOBILE HOMES - REPLACEMENT                226           $675,560          226                                                    
   GARAGES & CARPORTS                         14        $18,315,166           14                                                    
   TRAILER PARKS & CAMPS                       0                 $0            0                                                    
   OTHER, MISCELLANEOUS                      244       $101,284,307        2,646                                                    
   ACCESORY BUILDING                         377       $275,858,212          404                                                    
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                    SECTION 2 TOTALS:      7,283       $475,657,644       43,049                                                    
          TOTALS FOR ALL RESIDENTIAL:     11,365     $1,610,533,722       49,916                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
      SECTION 3 - NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - NEW BUILDINGS & STRUCTURES                                                         
                                                                                                                                    
   AMUSEMENT, RECREATIONAL                    16         $4,579,909           16                                                    
   CHURCHES, OTHER RELIGIOUS                  15        $10,616,372           15                                                    
   INDUSTRIAL                                 13        $23,140,489           13                                                    
   PARKING GARAGES                             3        $29,990,074          484                                                    
   SERVICE STATIONS, REPAIR GARAGES            3         $1,111,500            3                                                    
   HOSPITALS, INSTITUTIONAL                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   OFFICES, BANKS, PROFESSIONAL               43        $59,919,961           71                                                    
   PUBLIC BUILDINGS                            3           $475,000            3                                                    
   UTILITIES - PRIVATE                         1         $5,824,000            1                                                    
   UTILITIES - PUBLIC                          0                 $0            0                                                    
   SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, ETC. - PRIVATE          3         $4,035,500            3                                                    
   SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, ETC. - PUBLIC           0                 $0            0                                                    
   STORES, MERCANTILE                         29        $70,533,844           71                                                    
   TANKS, TOWERS                               0                 $0            0                                                    
   OTHER NEW STRUCTURES                       51        $29,793,867           51                                                    
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                    SECTION 3 TOTALS:        180       $240,020,516          731                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
      SECTION 4 - NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION - OTHER THAN NEW STRUCTURES                                                          
                                                                                                                                    
   ADDITIONS                                  61        $20,648,036        5,476                                                    
   ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS                     660        $78,055,448          710                                                    
   RE-ROOFING                                257        $13,529,839          442                                                    
   WRECKING                                  101         $3,776,359         -101                                                    
   MOVING - WITHIN THE CITY                    1             $3,000            1                                                    
   MOVING - OUTSIDE OF CITY                    0                 $0            0                                                    
   CONVERSION - RESID. TO COMMERCIAL           3            $15,390           -3                                                    
   SIGNS - NEW, TEMPORARY, OTHER           1,533         $2,417,097        1,533                                                    
   SWIMMING POOLS                              6           $600,000            6                                                    
   OTHER, MISCELLANEOUS                      627       $245,550,621          628                                                    
   ACCESORY BUILDING                          43         $5,327,458           43                                                    
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                    SECTION 4 TOTALS:      3,292       $369,923,248        8,735                                                    
      TOTALS FOR ALL NON-RESIDENTIAL:      3,472       $609,943,764        9,466                                                    
       SECTIONS 1-4 (OVERALL) TOTALS:     14,837     $2,220,477,486       59,382                                                    
  
                                                                                                                                    
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  REDUCED FEES    # INSPECTIONS                                             
                                                                                                                                    
         BUILDING      13,036       123     $2,812,052       $122,538        70,784                                                 
         ELECTRICAL    15,680       301       $852,510             $0        29,271                                                 
         MECHANICAL    11,753       103       $845,561             $0        20,534                                                 
         PLUMBING      11,696        46       $976,227             $0        27,815                                                 
         MOBILE HOME      268         2        $10,720             $0            94                                                 
         SIGN           1,533        16        $65,445             $0         1,807                                                 
         TOTALS        53,966       591     $5,562,515             $0       150,305