Warren County posted 533 single-family permits so far this year, with five of the top ten areas for new construction in its jurisdiction. Hamilton Township issued the most permits in the county with 130; followed by Clear Creek Township with 99 permits; city of Mason with 88 permits; city of Springboro with 53 permits; and Turtle Creek Township with 47 permits.
A total of 1,308 single-family permits were issued in Butler, Clermont, Hamilton and Warren counties from January through July, compared to 1,252 during the same timeframe last year. Attached permits (condos and apartments) jumped 110% from 95 permits in 2014 to 104 this year.
Warren County led with 533 permits (a18.2% increase), followed by Hamilton County with 271 permits (a 5.4% increase); Butler County with 320 permits (a -5.3% decrease); and Clermont County with 206 permits (a -10.7% decrease). Overall, single-family permits increased by 4.5% through July.
Butler County’s Liberty Township continues to lead all areas in the region with a total of 141 new single-family permits issued through July. The city of Cincinnati was the top producer in Hamilton County with 56 single-family permits. Batavia Township was the leader in Clermont County with 49 single-family permits.
According to Dan Dressman, HBA Executive Director, “We’re pleased with the activity level this summer and are optimistic that the pace will continue into the fall. Existing home values have strengthened and consumers are now in a better financial position to sell their home, allowing them to purchase new homes.”