The City of Arkadelphia issued 12 building permits with an estimated construction value of $592,850 for the month of July 2023. That figure is down significantly from the nearly $2 million from 17 June projects. For the same period in 2022, the city issued 9 permits totaling $968,000 in estimated construction work.
Records were obtained from the city’s Building Department under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and include valuations of work except where omitted from reports. Here’s a rundown of permits issued in July 2023:
Ouachita Baptist University hired the Hot Springs-based Hill & Cox Corp. for a commercial alteration at Evans Student Center, 425 Campus Dr. The $84,900 job entails remodeling a portion of a food court to house Tacos 4 Life. The restaurant co-founders announced plans to open a Tacos 4 Life earlier this year at OBU.
Darren Ayres filed a permit to remove a 18’x24′ standalone carport from a single-family dwelling at 313 S. 10th St. The work cost an estimated $750.
Byrd Nelson LLC filed a permit for a commercial alteration at 203 S. 26th St. to allow for the removal of a 14’x20′ partition wall. The work cost an estimated $2,000.
Tony Vo Construction & Remodel was hired to construct a pool house with a porch (17.5’x26′) at 108 Aspen Cove, home of Jay and Christa Neal.
Ryan Shuffield Construction was hired to build a new 3,169-SF home at 1508 Millcreek Dr. Robert and Dianne McCallum is paying an estimated $360,000 for the job. The McCallums are paying an additional $10,000 for Shuffield to build a 192-SF accessory building on the property.
Palmer’s Roofing was hired to tear off and re-shingle the roof of a single-family dwelling at 1032 S. 11th St. Bobby Suitor paid an estimated $9,000 for the job.
Palmer’s Roofing was hired to tear off and re-shingle the roof of a commercial building at 320 Clay St. Bobby Sanders paid an estimated $9,200 for the job.
Patino Roofing was hired to tear off and re-shingle the roof of a single-family dwelling at 1302 Walnut St. Jared Farley paid an estimated $4,000 for the work.
The Arkansas Highway Commission hired McKenzie Farms for the demolition of a 1,593-SF single-family dwelling at 139 N. 15th St. The cost of the project was $15,000.
Joel Cooper and Ross Burroughs filed a permit for an addition to a single-family dwelling at 52 Robin Ln. allowing for the construction of a 8’x’84’ porch and two ramps (4’x80′). Construction was estimated to cost $8,000.
Wright & Seale Properties hired Seale Construction for a commercial alteration at 205 N. 26th St. Suite A. The permit allows for the installation of two 9′ walls to separate bathrooms, the removal of a hallway wall, and the addition of a rear parking lot. The project cost an estimated $90,000.