Building permits, which were approved by the City of Cozad officials in 2017, amounted to a $7,749,893.13 valuation in the Cozad community in 2017. In 2016, the valuation totals were just over $3 million dollars. 
There were over 94 building permits approved during 2017. Improvements of all kinds are included in the project list, including remodeling, fences, additions, sprinkler systems, etc.
Projects approved:
•  Signs, $1,900
•  Handicap Ramp, $4,444.20
•  Addition, $400
•  Sign, $400
•  Garage, $6,880
•  Sign, $411.78
•  Fence, $700
•  Sign, $350
•  Fence, $1,500
•  Sprinklers, $2,000
•  Garage, $800
• Carport, $800
•  Fence, $500
•  Fence, $100
•  Addition, $37,000
•  Alteration, $$57,540
•  Alteration, $1,000,000
•  Building, $12,000
•  Fence, $700
•  Alterations, $7,550
•  Sprinklers, $800
•  Landscape Fence, $150
•  Handicap Ramp, $100
•  Sign, $1,000
•  Shed, $100
•  Fence, $5,000
•  Shed, $500
•  Fence, $50
•  Fence, $2,000
•  Fence, $3,500
•  Fence, $1,000
•  Deck, $2,100
•  Fence, $2,000
•  Fence, $800
•  Fence, $200
•  Fence, $3,000
•  Fence, $200
•  Fence, $765
•  Enclose Carport, $1,000
•  Shed, $1,000
•  Classrooms, $75,000
•  Fence, $673
•  New Addition, $5,300,000
•  Sprinklers, $2,000
•  Fence, $1,100
•  Roof, $3,000
•  Cover Porch, $300
•  Deck & Fence, $2,000
•  Fence & Pool, $500
•  Building, $90,000
•  Sprinklers, $1,800
•  Garage, $15,000
•  Bathroom & Concession, $40,000
•  Sign, $369.15
•  Fence, $300
•  Addition, $8,000
•  Shed, $6,000
•  Pads, $600,000
•  Foundation, $2,000
•  Shed, $600
•  Carport, $400
•  Sprinklers, $1,950
•  Shed, $400
•  Roof, $5,000
•  Porches, $1,000
•  Sprinklers, $2,600
•  Sprinklers, $2,300
•  Shed, $3,500
•  Flagpole, $50
•  Fence, $8,500
•  Sign, $4,200
•  Fence, $300
•  Deck, $1,200
•  Fence & Alteration, $30,000
•  Sign, $14,000
•  Flagpole & Deck, $300
•  Shed, $200
•  Fence, Gift
•  Signs, $2,000
•  Sprinklers, $2,400
•  Flagpole, $10
•  Garage, $12,000
•  Pole Building, $30,000
•  Temporary Storage, $0
•  Building, Fence & Sign, $300,000
•  Building, $1,500
•  Sign, $200
•  Building, $1,000
•  Pole Building, $15,000
•  Pumps & Parking, N/A
Total: $7,749,893.13