Construction Activity

Yorkton has experienced substantial development over the past few years. The City has a high concentration of entrepreneurs, a high business success rate, an optimistic outlook as well as good public policy – all key components to a successful and progressive business community. Our economic development department is committed to attracting new investment from inside and outside the community and creating a community where people and businesses want to be.

A number of major projects have taken place in Yorkton. View the chart below for an overview of building permit values per year.

Yorkton keeps track of statistics on building permits issued.

Building permit values

YearResidentialCommercialIndustrialInstitutionalTotal

2019

$1,591,638

$5,782,767

$4,281,816

$295,00

$11,951,221

2018

$1,884,910

$17,422,943

$532,578

$380,000

$20,220,431

2017

$4,998,340

$4,505,879

$359,000

$915,751

$10,778,970

2016

$5,726,780

$10,059,182

$0

$1,285,000

$17,070,962

2015

$7,327,079

$18,562,800

$15,466,791

$380,768

$41,737,438

2014

$19,348,490

$7,954,552

$1,862,300

$11,899,000

$41,064,342

2013

$21,029,630

$15,322,231

$1,850,000

$2,513,650

$40,715,511

Total

$61,906,867

$79,610,354

$24,352,485

$17,374,169

$183,538,875

By the numbers