Shelby Township ranks sixth in metro Detroit for the number of residential building permits pulled, according to The Detroit News.
The sounds of hammers and drills, coupled with the smells of sawdust and concrete, filled the air throughout Shelby Township in 2012. The township ranks sixth in metro Detroit for the number of residential building permits pulled in 2012, according to The Detroit News. Permits being pulled are an indicator of future homebuilding — and additional tax dollars coming into the township. In 2012, there were 142 residential building permits issued in Shelby Township, according to The Detroit News. From 2000 to 2012, there were 2,875 permits pulled, boosting Shelby Township to third place in metro Detroit, followed only behind Canton Township with 3,331 and Macomb Township with 8,960. For the full report, read The Detroit News story.