Construction is as hot as the weather in Brantford.
City Hall nearly 34-million dollars in permits were issued last month, significantly higher than the previous four years.
The largest increase occurred in the new Single Detached Dwellings Sector with a total of thirty-nine building permits and a total construction value of $13.426 million compared to only one building permit valued at $0.407 million in July 2018.
Increases also occurred in Institutional & Government Sector with a total of six building permits, with a construction value of $6.611 million.
The highest valued permit was issued to the City of Brantford for the construction of a new fire station located at 21 Fairview Drive, with a construction value of $5.0 million.