Live - Q3 FY 2019

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Single-Family Permits

New single-family permits for Q3 totaled 182, down 34 percent from Q3’s five-year average of 275. The top five subdivisions were Amberly Glen (36), Brickyard (25), Ridgefield (11), Montvale (10) and Autumnwood (9).

New Single-Family Permits Issue

Residential Addition and Alteration Permits

Residential addition and alteration permits for Q3 totaled 376, in line with the quarter’s five-year average of 377. Although Q3 was flat compared to the five-year average, there continues to be an overall upward trend in residential addition and alteration permits. This trend is consistent with the redevelopment theme in the 2040 Imagine Cary Community Plan.

Residential Alterations and Additions

150th Update
The Cary150 Task Force has been working to prioritize ideas for the celebrating Cary’s sesquicentennial. To help with the prioritization and implementation, the Task Force has split into committees: Public Engagement, History, Commemorative, and Festivals/Events. Each committee consists of citizen members and staff. 
State of Cary
Mayor Weinbrecht presented his State of Cary address at Prestonwood Country Club on January 23. Following the presentation, the State of Cary Video was published on the Town’s website. It received almost 4,000 views and broke the record number of views compared to any other State of Cary video. Staff reimagined the State of Cary this year by using the fifth anniversary of the reopening of The Cary Theater as a launching point for a unique presentation.
Community Recognition

Doug Peters, PRCR program assistant, and David Ranes, assistant fire chief, representing the Cary Teen Council and Fire Department, were recognized at the VFW state conference for the Hurricane Florence donation drive in September. The donation drive was a true Cary Way moment with both staff and citizens coming together to help those affected by the devastating hurricane.

Cary brought home four Maggy Awards at Best of Western Wake on February 28:

  • Best Local Event or Festival – Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival
  • Best Place for Outdoor Recreation – Fred G. Bond Metro Park
  • Best Tennis Facility – Cary Tennis Park
  • Best Music Venue – Koka Booth Amphitheater

Cary was recognized by WRAL Awards:

  • Best Festival – Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival
  • Best Outdoor Movie Venue – Movies By Moonlight at Koka Booth Amphitheatre (2nd Place)
  • Best Performing Arts Venue – Koka Booth Amphitheatre (3rd Place)