“It’s really important if you want growth,” said Byron City Administrator Mary Blair-Hoeft. “It’s important to the business and the schools.”
Last year, the city on the western edge of Olmsted County issued 28 construction permits for single-family homes and four permits for multi-family housing amounting to 64 units. This year, the pace so far is similar, with Byron seeing permits for 31 single-family dwellings and three townhome permits of 10 units apiece, with more likely on the way.
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Byron’s success isn’t an accident, Blair-Hoeft said. The