City permits include El Nopal renovation into new Hair Bar

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The former El Nopal restaurant, top, is being renovated into a modern, sleek new location for the Hair Bar salon, bottom. The renovations were permitted at $250,000.

Carolyn Roy
Two commercial building permits top the list of City applications according to the September report issued by Planning and Zoning Director Shontrell Roque.
The Natchitoches Elderly Apartment complex at 1120 Washington is being renovated by South Texas Restoration Inc. The valuation of the permit is $725,000.
1819 Endeavors LLC and Renaissance Builders secured a permit valued at $250,000 for renovations to 123 South Dr. It will be the new home of the Hair Bar. The location was the former home of El Nopal Mexican restaurant.
Those two permits are among the 34 permits issued in September with a valuation of $1,410, 989.
Other permits were issued to:
•Calvin Braxton Sr., 1815 South Dr., sign application, $975
•Bayou Bend II LTD, 218 Miranda Loop, roof, $4,500
•Mark Ransome, 1236 Williams Ave., boat house, $20,000
•David Johnson, 217 Paula Lane, roof, $1,750
•John Luster, 601 Williams Ave., residential addition and alteration, $24,500
•Charles P. Johnson, 627 Williams Ave., residential addition and alteration, $24,500
•Richard Bienvenue, Armour Construction, 209 South Dr., commercial addition and alteration, $6,500
•Gary S. DeBlieux, 200 Stephens Ave., electrical repair/replacement, $40,000
•David Goodman, 1535 Salter St., residential swimming pool with electric, $22,000
•Patricia Bailey, 141 Gibson St., roof, $4,200
•R&S Pikes LLC/Sean Berryman, 1551 Texas St., commercial addition and alteration, $3,500
•Japan Wind Corp, Hana Japanese Sushi Bar & Grill, 750 Front St., commercial addition and alteration, $40,000
•Dianne Gunter, 404 University Parkway, roof, $3,500
•Cypress Bend Investments LLC, 5123 University Parkway, commercial addition and alteration, $58,400
•Natchitoches Parish Police Jury, OCS Office, 700 Trudeau St., commercial addition and alteration, $12,173
•Begona Perez-Mira, 941 Williams Ave., residential addition and alteration, $13,900
•Bryan Condet, 1201 West Lakeshore Dr., residential other structures new, $2,500
•Indian Summer Apartments Inc., 100 North Melrose Ave., electrical commercial repair, $3,000
•Linda Miller, 926 Amulet St., residential addition and alteration, Windows USA LLC, $15,710
•Louis Perrow, 1120 Magnolia St., residential addition and alteration, $10,000
•Natchitoches Parish School Board, L.P. Vaughn, 1621 Welch St., HVAC, $124,381