Plans for five new town homes in Greathouse Estates gave building in Decatur a boost to start the new year.
Value of the homes was set at $675,740 and made up the bulk of permits issued by the city planning department in January.
The $930,190 total included $88,238 for new commercial projects, the temporary quarters for State National Bank.
Mechanical work added $58,637 in projects, signs $26,190, electrical $21,200, plumbing $17,335 and residential remodel $15,000. Another $27,850 in general permits were issued.
Permits brought in $37,260 income for the city.