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County Planning Dept. busy with permits, post-fire rebuilding

Linn County’s Planning & Building Department issued 209 total building permits in July, Director Steve Wills told the Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Aug. 9.

Board Chair Roger Nyquist was not present and Commissioner Sherrie Sprenger participated by telephone. Commissioner Will Tucker chaired the meeting.

According to Wills, six permits were for new dwellings, half being single-family units, manufactured homes the other half. Some 10 permits were issued for additions or alterations and seven were issued for accessory buildings. About 18 permits were issued in contract cities, including on...