In keeping with a national trend, permits for the construction of single-family homes in Sylvania Township have declined significantly.
In August, the township issued 7 such permits bringing the total issued for the year to 58. Last year at the end of August the township had issued 93 single-family housing permits.
Although the number of permits issued has fallen more than 35 percent for this year so far, the the average value of the houses has risen almost that much.
Permits issued this year are for homes with an average value of about $420,000. The average value of single-family homes last year permitted at the end of August was about $310,000.
Written by: Mike Jones, Public Information Officer
Published: September 15, 2022
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