A couple of large projects lifted the value of Lawton’s commercial permits to $1.7 million in December.
Residential construction remained subdued. The city issued only two permits for new homes valued at $480,000, and total residential construction permits amounted to $754,064.
The largest commercial permit, valued at $697,226, was for upgrading lighting at the Lawton Correction Center, 8607 SE Flower Mound Road.
Another permit, valued at $600,000, is to upgrade the heacting, air conditioning and ventilation system at MacArthur High School, 4400 E. Gore.
Other large commercial projects included:
•A $100,000 permit to install a wash bay for United Rentals, an equipment rental company at 2420 W. Lee;
•A $70,000 permit to install a 49-foot-by-40-foot solar energy panel array for Discount Cleaners, 1717 N. Sheridan;
•A $65,000 permit to replaced the roof of Asian Buffet, 2512 Cache Road;
•A $60,000 permit to repair the foundation of Willow Park Health Care Center, 7019 Cache Road;
•A $54,000 remodeling permit at 910 W. Gore for Zoom Groom, a dog grooming service; and
•A $10,000 remodeling permit at 1703 S. Sheridan for a marijuana growing facility for the Lawton Cannabis Collective.