New house under construction

From left, Westley Calvert, Bryan Stephen and Johnathan Morales work on the frame of a new home under construction at 1735 NE 41st.

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.

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