Hopeville demolition permit tops $153k

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Permits for the long-awaited demolition of the Hopeville Apartments on Second Street and renovation of a former washateria on Texas Street are among the 30 permits issued in October according to the report from Director of Planning and Zoning Shontrell Roque. The valuation was $886,126.

The value of the permit to demolish the apartments was for $153,540, the amount of the bid from Regional Construction.

Among the commercial permits was one to GreyLew Ventures LLC for the renovation of the former washateria at 312 Texas St. valued at $35,841. It will be the Onyx Cigar and Wine Lounge.

Also of interest is a sign application valued at $22,000 by Commcare Natchitoches at 781 Hwy. 494 for a new nursing home.

University Parkway Properties secured a permit valued at $310,000 for renovation of the former LaCap building at 926 University Parkway that will be Java House Donuts.

Other commercial permits were issued to:

•Bank of Montgomery, 855 Second St., $100,000 for additions and alterations

•Dixie Foods of Natchitoches, 1214 Texas, sign application, $520

•Natchitoches Parish Police Jury, 450 Second, Parish Library, HVAC, $145,900

Residential permits were issued to:

•James L. Durham, 321 Poete, additions and alterations, $13,500

•Felix C. Perot III, 202 Williams, ground penetrating radar (GPR) grading, $8,000

•Freeman Family Irrevocable Trust, 809 Second, roof, $6,950

•JHT Properties LLC, 301 DeSoto Road, electrical, $375

•Otis E. Dunahoe, 284 Monroe Dr., electrical, $1,200

•Deon Powe, 334 Carver, additions and alterations, $700

•David L. Johnson, 169 Blanchard Road, three permits for roofs, $1,000, $2,000, $1,600

•Phillip H. Thompson, 506 Royal, additions and alterations, $3,000

•Ronald D. Davis, 1034 Parkway, other structures new, $50,000

•Christopher Coleman, 805 Whitfield, electrical, $10,000

•Steven D. Crews, 1960 Williams, additions and alterations, $12,500

•LDR Enterprises Inc., electrical at 149 Robert Circle, $1,500; 134 Robert Circle, $1,500; 203 Melissa Place, $1,500; 202 Melissa Place, $1,500; 195 Melissa Place, $1,500