Residential construction didn’t take a holiday

The holidays are traditionally a slow time of year in the Community Development Department, but the city issued 60 permits with a construction valuation of $990,800 over the past two weeks. In fact, a total of 92 single-family homes are now under construction in Biloxi, reports the city’s Community Development Department. In the past week, the department issued a total of 34 permits of one type or another, with a total valuation of nearly $450,000.  

Meantime, calls for service in the Police Department remained steady last week with a reported 2,163 calls for service, generating 148 arrests.  The Biloxi Fire Department’s call volume also remained average, with a 131 calls for service, including 97 for medical and one kitchen fire.
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