The Schuylkill County Zoning Office, located at the courthouse in Pottsville, issued 27 zoning permits in August, collecting fees of $8,035 and the costs of construction based on the permits was estimated at $16.2 million. Permits were issued to the following:

James M. and Elaine Rodichok, of Porter Township, obtained two permits for construction of two agricultural groundwater and spring water withdrawal and water bottling facilities and truck and car parking at estimated construction costs of $15 million.

George James Dronick and Tina Maria Joy, East Brunswick Township, new home, $200,000; Dennis and Nancy Frye, East Brunswick Township, addition to home, $8,630; Dale and Karen Lorah, North Union Township, new home, $150,000; John Coleman and Patricia McLaughlin, North Union Township, garage, $7,500.

Rausch Creek Land, L.P., installation of two temporary wind test towers in Porter Township, $20,000; Keystone Builders for construction of four homes valued at $175,000, $150,000, $145,000 and $140,000 on properties of Dale and Joan Moyer and Trent Stauffer in Washington Township.

John and Rose Marie Lukacina, Cass Township, garage, $9,232; Andrew Amon, Reilly Township, deck, $100; John J. Lokitis Jr., Ashland, garage, $12,000; Clinton and Sherry Blyler, Upper Mahantongo Township, farming equipment storage building, $70,000; Forino Company, L.P., new home in Pine Grove Borough, $87,821; John and Lynn Morgan, Frackville, deck around above ground swimming pool, $1,200.

Dale E. Troutman, Upper Mahantongo Township, garage, $12,690; Joseph and Esther Kerwick, Cass Township, one story addition to existing home, $26,000; Marilyn R. Homa, Minersville, attached deck and stairs, $6,900; John F. Vuksta, Minersville, attached deck and stairs, $3,650; Stephen W. Haas, Upper Mahangtongo Township, storage shed for farm machinery, $56,000; Bernadette Lonergan, Cass Township, bump-out closet, $470; James J. and Joan M. Larkin, Minersville, patio, $750; Shane D. Flail, East Norwegian Township, single family dwelling with attached garage and pole building combination, $17,000; Juan Ramos and Lillian Martinez, Gilberton, roof over existing deck, $600.