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Building permits

Following are Allen County building permits for commercial and residential buildings and additions of $30,000 or more issued recently. The residential building cost is the builder’s estimate and does not include land. The commercial building value is the total cost.

Fort Wayne

Aboite Township

Kam Construction Inc., 5901 Hemingway Run, residential wood-frame building, $270,000

Floyd Henney Builders Inc., 6732 Mallard Cove Terrace, residential remodeling, $62,000

Adams Township

Paul Davis Restoration, 2402 Capitol Ave, residential repair, $78,000

Washington Township

Witwer Construction Inc., 5503 Distribution Drive, commercial remodeling, $275,000

E & V Construction, 4625 Industrial Road, commercial remodeling, $250,000

Chris Hile Construction, 5317 Coldwater Road, commercial remodeling, $100,000

Chris Hile Construction, 5317 Coldwater Road, Unit B, commercial remodeling, $100,000

S2F Inc., 2930 W. Ludwig Road, commercial remodeling, $94,000

Wayne Township

J. L. Wilson Construction, 347 W. Berry St., commercial remodeling, $300,000

Allen County

Aboite Township

Lancia Homes, 1314 Almdale Drive, residential wood-frame building, $192,900

Carriage Place Homes Inc., 2937 Treviso Way, residential wood-frame addition, $33,350

Madison Township

Thomas A. Franke, 14308 Figel Road, residential wood-frame pole building, $75,000

Perry Township

4328 Flagstaff Cove, 556 Camaiore Cove, residential wood-frame building, $206,350