A permit for construction of an addition to Thornton Industries was issued May 19 by Morris Building and Zoning Officer Bill Cheshareck.
Only a few permits for new projects have been issued in recent months, but permits for improvement projects have been fairly numerous.
In May, the city's Development Review Committee approved the 23,800-square-foot addition for Thornton Industries, to be constructed on the west side of the existing building, facing Bungalow Road.
Mike Thornton paid $1,200 for the permit to construction the addition, valued at $500,000.
Other fees were $300 each for the plumbing and building inspection fees.
Katie and Steve Klinker, 115 Waverly St., paid $126 for a permit May 15 to build a new $170,000 house at that location. The previous house was damaged by fire. Other fees were $50 each for the plumbing and building inspection fees and $250 for the sewer bond.
Price Builders of Indian Trail Road, Verona, paid $339 for a permit May 19 to build a $315,000 house at 1001 Partridge Lane in Lakewood, seventh addition.
Others fees were $750 each for water and sewer tap-ons, $150 for the plumbing inspection fee, $977.43 for the school site donation, $559.25 for the park site donation, $250 for the sewer bond and $1,750 for the sidewalk bond.
Ellie Anderson, 1119 Wauponsee St., paid $25 for a permit May 19 to extensively remodel the house at 1122 Wauponsee St. She also paid the $70 plumbing and building inspection fees.
Additions and garages
Delores Robinson, 989 Partridge Lane, paid $25 for a permit May 19 for a $20,000 room addition.
Mike Englert, 1237 Kiersted, paid $25 for a permit May 20 to construct a detached garage.
Jason Hemmersbach,760 S. Edgewater, paid $25 for a permit May 19 to build a $7,000 detached garage.
Jack Jirgl, 618 E. Main, paid $25 for a permit May 15 to construct an $8,000 attached garage.
Fernando Villarreal, 528 E. Jackson St., paid $15 for a permit May 4 to add a $1,000 porch.
The following paid $15 for permits to install storage buildings.
Luis Alegria, 212-214 Adam St., received a permit May 20 to install a $2,000 storage building.
James Benson, Benson Road, a permit May 20 to install a $2,000 storage building at 1346 Division St.
Vaughn Turner, 1316 Heritage, a permit May 18 for a $1,600 storage building.
Brent Harmon, 816 Thomas Drive, a permit May 12 for a $2,500 storage building.
Duane Heren, 2435 Indian Grass Road, a permit for a $6,000 storage building on May 5.
Kristy Shipton, 1011 Edgewood, an April 30 permit for an $800 storage building.
Gary Rockis, 1802 N. Division St., an April 30 permit for a $1,200 storage building.
Jennifer Lee, 418 E. Illinois Avenue, an April 1 permit for a $500 storage building.
Permits to install decks were issued to the following upon payment of the $15 fee.
Tina Shannon, 209 North St., May 20, for a $1,000 deck.
Al Siron, 805 Michael Drive, May 11, for an $8,000 deck.
Michael O'Lena, 1719 W. Anne Lane, May 6, for a $500 deck.
Tom Taylor, 612 E. Washington St., May 1, for a $300 deck and $200 fence.
Marcus Hatch, 406 E. Illinois Avenue, April 22, for a $1,000 deck.
Mike Peterson, 599 Thomas Drive, April 14, for a $1,000 deck.
Scott and Trisha Swanson, 2007 Locust, April 6, for a $1,500 deck.
John Scanlan, 607 Armstrong, March 31, for a $550 deck.
The following paid $15 each for permits to erect fences.
James Rossio, 607 Armstrong, April 28, for a $600 fence.
Bill Stott, 1500 Jo-Lin Court, a permit May 13, for a $600 fence.
Brandon and Karen Linn, 2505 Lynwood, a permit May 5, for a $2,200 fence.
Joseph Schaefer, 829 Fremont Avenue, a permit May 5, for a $2,000 fence.
Angela Snow, 1253 Michael Drive, a permit May 1, for a $4,000 fence.
Corrina Walker, 1201 Spruce St., a permit April 24, for a $3,000 fence.
J. Ben and Susan Mallory, 1740 Little Willow, a permit April 20, for a $4,000 fence.
Sandra Clark, 1900 Mountain Road, a permit April 15, for a $2,200 fence.
Jason Lind, 2538 Cambridge Drive, a permit April 6, for a $1,200 fence.
Ron Himplemann, 2017 Mountain Road, a permit March 31, for a $3,000 fence.
David Limbach, 856 Fremont Avenue, a permit March 31, for a $1,781 fence.
Linda Aldridge and Margie Bell, Wilmington, paid $25 for a permit May 19 to install a 32 square-foot sign at Our House to Yours, 120 E. Washington St.
P & D Signs of Peru paid $150 for a permit May 15 to install a 400 square-foot sign for Ritchie Brothers, Ritchie Road.
Re-roofing permits at $25 each were issued to the following:
American Inrepco of Naperville for 809 Armstrong St.; Bauer Roofing, Seneca, for 2655 Indian Grass Road; Barb Ewalt and Geraldine Ramsey, the duplex at 1028 and 1030 Dresden Drive; Robert Story, Channahon, for 1805 Bruce St.; Harold Thetard, Thomas Drive, for 124 and 126 Boulder Drive; Miles Construction, Lockport, for 510 Wallace; Cris Valdes, Walden Crescent, for 324 and 326 E. Jackson St.; Elmer Mueller, Joliet, for 416 Liberty St.; Katherine Borchelt, 1221 Grant St.; and Latimer Construction, 1544 Creek Drive, for 529 E. Main.