Twenty zoning permits were issued in the month of May by the Schuylkill County Zoning Office in the courthouse in Pottsville with the office receiving $2,960 in fee collections and the estimated cost of construction was $613,115. Permits were secured by the following:

Mark Dennison, North Union Township, doing business as Dennison Renovation, on behalf of David and Paula Seatter, a permit was granted for installing a deck at a cost of $5,765.

Scott and Kelly Lipshaw, East Norwegian Township, addition to existing garage, $2,000; Gary and Ann Herring, Washington Township, shed, $5,100; Jason and Laura Natale, Washington Township, addition to home, $45,000; Ryan Field. Washington Township, wrap-around porch for $8,100 and attached garage, $13,800; Richard Nagle, Washington Township, roof over deck. $10,500; Mike and Patricia Devine, Mechanicsville, deck around above ground swimming pool, $6,000; Barbara and David Osilka, Union Township, roof over outdoor patio, $3,000; High Buildings on behalf of Jeffrey Kerchner, Washington Township, install second floor above garage, $38,000 and attached garage,$34,220.

Kenneth Stoppi, New Philadelphia, pole building type garage, $14,500; George and Jean Yurkonis, Auburn, shed, $1,600; Charles and Luann Scodari, Union Township, single family home, $320,000; Robert Schreffler, Minersville,deck, $500; Joseph P. and Melissa M. Antolick, Union Township, garage, $12,000; John Lodish, Jr., Porter Township, addition, $12,000; Larry Roger and Alice E. Ebert, Barry Township, storage room, $35,000; Lamar Zimmerman, Washington Township,accessory agricultural building, $40,000; and William M. Haley, Palo Alto, deck, $6,000.