Buffalo's Building Inspector, Toby Rhoades, gave his report to the city council at their last meeting, saying he has been busy offering classes on the new building codes, getting contractors certified, and issuing building permits.
So far, he said, 155 of 198 contractors have renewed their licenses for 2013 with some opting not to renew, and others having either gone out of business or moved.
City parking permits for contractors are selling very well, he told the council.
Rhoades has issued four building permits since December 1st, for a total of 92 issued since the beginning of FY 2013 in July.
Seventy-four permits were issued during the same time in FY 2012.
An finally, he told the council that two projects are in the planning review stage.