The Johnston County Inspections Department issued 66 permits for new single family homes last month, up from 52 in November 2014, an increase of about 27%. The average value of the new home permits was $169,555, down slightly from $170,380 in November 2014.
Fewer manufactured housing permits were issued in November. Only 3 doublewide and 11 singlewide permits were issued, down from 6 doublewide and 15 singlewide permits in Nov. 2014.
The Inspections Department collected $108,843.20 in fees last month up from $102,586.80 a year earlier.
Inspectors passed 2849 inspections last month and failed 988.