in building permits
In the final building permit report for the year 2001,
Gale Cantu of the planning and zoning office reported
to the Platte County Commission that 235 single family
housing permits were issued this year.
Total valuation for single family housing permits is $26,369,258.
In December, 25 permits were issued by the county for
single family dwellings alone. Cantu told commissioners
that the year 2001 totaled 545 building permits issued
throughout the year, with 45 of those in the month of
In other business at the commission meeting on Thursday,
Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative requested a temporary
occupancy permit for the Platte-Clay Fuels facility located
on HH Highway in Platte City.
Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative stated that while construction
of an office area and a propane storage area has been
completed, they still need to make exterior improvements
to the facility required by Platte County.
The company elected to give the county a check for $13,000
to ensure the improvements will be made. The county commission
approved the issuance of an occupancy permit not to exceed
six months and to expire July 3.
County commissioners voted to reappoint Dave Rittman
as a Platte County representative to the board of equalization.
Rittman was reappointed to a three-year term to be effective
Jan. 9 and will expire Jan. 8, 2005.