The Portage la Prairie Planning District has released their April 2022 permit totals, showing 5.135 million dollars in value.

A total of 19 permits were issued; 7 for residential repair ($663,000), 2 for commercial repair ($71,000), 2 for new commercial ($155,000) and 1 for Ready-To-Move ($126,000).

The bulk of the value comes from three farm buildings, where two new permits worth 4.05 million dollars and one repair worth 70,000 dollars were issued.

For the year, Portage has seen 55 permits worth 11.464 million dollars issued, which is down a little from last year. In 2021, 95 permits worth 13.843 million dollars had been issued by the end of April.

April 2022 housing starts