A Porsche at APEX Motor Club.

Construction and planning continue for development projects around Maricopa.

A permit was issued for commercial electrical work at 41535 W. Shea Way, Building A, to activate a fiber-optic internet, video and phone service feed replat of lots 18 and 19 at the Maricopa Power Center at Oasis at the Wells.

New conduit, pole bases and light poles will be installed for sidewalk lighting from Hogenes Boulevard and North Orchid Avenue north to West Rainbow Drive. The $100,000 project will be done by Maricopa Electric LLC.

A car storage facility will be constructed at APEX Motor Club, 22408 N. Ralston Road, Building 100, for $378,000 by Hensler LLC. A temporary meter will also be installed so Electrical District No. 3 can provide power. The land is owned by Apex Land Co.

A permit was granted for a 7,760-square-foot parking lot shade canopy on lots 18 and 19 of the Maricopa Power Center at the Wells, 41475 W. Shea Way. The lot is owned by Horizon at the Wells and the work will be done by Park N Shade of Tucson Inc. for $46,713.

Tortosa will get a new shade sail and ramada at 18335 N. Alicante St. The $2,400 project
is commissioned by the Tortosa Homeowners Association and will be built by Gothic Landscaping Inc. The same company will build two additional $24,000 shade structures at 18290 N. San Pablo St. and 18580 N. Los Gabrieles Way.

The Bungalows on Bowlin will install a perimeter and screen wall at the site at 44900 W. Bowlin Road. The $65,250 project for Desert Cedars Equities East LLC will be done by Alexander Building Company Inc.

Complete Fire Protection Inc. will install a wet fire sprinkler system at Exceptional Health Care community hospital at 19060 N. John Wayne Pkwy. The developer is EHC Maricopa LP.

Ashton Woods was granted a permit for a temporary sign over 7 feet high for a parcel at 36327 W. San Clemente Ave. in Tortosa. The sign will be erected by ALB Industries Corp.

The property at 40521 W. Magnolia Road has been rezoned to operate a business for Mohammed and Farzzana Afroza, the owner/builders.

A permit was granted for a fiber-optic feed for businesses in the Maricopa Towne Center, 19945 N. John Wayne Pkwy. The work will be done for BKME Arizona Investment LLC
by Native Technology Solutions Inc.

NPL Construction Co. will install 2,220 linear feet of new PE8100 pipe and associated services in an open trench at Culvers, 20430 N. John Wayne Pkwy. All work will be done on
the shoulder/dirt area and will include about 56 square feet of pavement repair.

A permit was granted for a 4-foot-by-4-foot bell hole to be dug on the shoulder at Alterra Parkway and Gatun Avenue in the Alterra community by NPL Construction.

Homestead North was granted a temporary use permit for a sales trailer for model homes at 40397 W. Williams Way. Meritage Homes will do the work.

A permit was issue for the installation of new signs at CubeSmart Self Storage, 20215 N. John Wayne Pkwy., by Global Sign Works LLC.

Discount Cleaners, 45115 W. Garvey Ave., was granted a permit for a wall sign of less than 100 square feet with work to be done by One Stop Contracting Inc.

This column appears in the March issue of InMaricopa magazine.