A new home and a swimming pool gave the biggest boost to construction activity in the city last month.
Twenty-one permits valued at $429,568 were awarded by the city.
A permit for $130,000 was granted to Atchison Construction for a new home on Jackson Street.
Only permits for two new homes have been awarded in the city so far this calendar year.
A permit for $140,000 was approved last month for Mikeís Pool Service for a swimming pool in the Country Club Addition.