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Good Economic News: Home Permits Up

Some positive economic news for Nevada County-building permits are up. As of January 31, permits are up 10 percent from the same period two fiscal years ago, and eight percent in the same period last fiscal year. County Building Department Director Craig Griesbach says there’s another positive way to read the statistics…

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The increase in newly constructed homes is a general indicator of a rebounding economy. Griesbach says the news is good, but not off the charts…

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The Building Department has also seen a steady increase in customers obtaining permits online, including such projects as re-roofing, water heaters, furnace change outs, and other repairs. Online permitting has gone up about 10 percent each of the last three years.

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