On building permits granted in 2nd quarter of 2010

12.08.2010

In the 2nd quarter of 2010 construction management authorities granted 592 building permits or the construction, capital repairs, reconstruction and restoration of single dwelling buildings with total floor space 133.6 thsd m2 (in 2nd quarter of 2009 – 654 and 130.8 thsd m2).

Out of the number of building permits granted for the construction of single-dwelling buildings 62% were issued for new construction.

Building permits granted for new construction in 2nd quarter of 2010
(number)

 

 

Total

 

Changes of building permits granted over

1st quarter 2010

2nd quarter 2009

Residential buildings

 

 

 

Single dwelling houses

366

199

-30

Summer houses and weekend houses

76

81

-18

Two and more dwelling houses

10

5

-5

Residences for communities

1

1

-

Non-residential buildings

 

 

 

Hotels and similar buildings

10

7

2

Office buildings

5

4

1

Wholesale and retail trade buildings

13

10

3

Traffic and communication buildings

12

11

6

Production buildings and warehouses

37

14

9

Mass entertainment, education or

 health care buildings

10

6

-2

Other non-residential buildings

222

95

-83

More information on construction production indices and building permits issued for the construction of buildings is available in CSB data base Construction.


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