City & County

Building Permits: Remodel in downtown Arkadelphia costs $195K

The City of Arkadelphia issued 14 building permits with a known estimated construction value of $414,149 for the month of October 2023

That figure is higher than the $305,191 from the same number of projects in September. For the same period in 2022, the city issued 13 permits totaling $225,586 in estimated construction work.

Records were obtained from the city’s Building Department under the auspices of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and include valuations of work except where omitted from reports. Here’s a rundown of permits issued in October 2023:

Dawson Education Cooperative contracted Kirk Roofing & Construction, of Vilonia, to remodel a new storefront door and window and make interior repairs to a facility at 711 Clinton St. for an estimated cost of $195,649.

River Melugin contracted the Hot Springs-based Measured Success LLC to construct a new single-family dwelling at 1733 Caddo St. for an estimated cost of $115,000.

The Arkansas Highway Commission hired McKenzie Farms & Excavating, of Gurdon, to demolish two properties in making way for the Arkadelphia Bypass: a 1,300-SF single-family dwelling at 916 Clay St., and a 3,200-SF commercial building at 712 S. 7th St. The total cost for both projects was $14,000.

Keith Craft, dba KR Investments, hired McKenzie Farms to demolish a single-family dwelling at 225 N. 27th St. The home was damaged by a fire in October 2022. Cost to raze the property was $7,000.

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John Fraibold hired Brian Bridges Roofing to tear off and re-shingle at single-family dwelling at 1705 Creekwood, for a cost of $7,500.

Freddie Carter filed a permit for a roofing job at 405 S. 29th St. A contractor isn’t named for the $18,000 job.

James and Sherrie Ridgway contracted Paul White Construction to complete a roofing job at 1003 Village Dr. for a cost of $11,000.

The Church of Christ, 1129 Pine St., hired Brian Bridges Roofing for a roofing job to the church parsonage. Cost for the work was $11,000.

On behalf of tenant Arkadelphia Healthcare Academy, Malone Real Estate LLC filed for a permit to install two wall signs at 502 S. 6th St.

Carolyn Bell hired M&M Construction & Remodeling to tear off and re-shingle a roof at 1024 Evergreen. Cost was $15,000.

M&M Construction was also hired to install a retaining wall and fence at 812 Magnolia Dr., the residence of Jeremy McClure, at a cost of $20,000.

Sharon Riggs filed for a permit to move a single-wide manufactured home to 48 Robin Lane.

Gregory McGhee filed for a permit to move a manufactured home from 112 Peake St. to outside the city limits.

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