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2006-2007 Residential Building Permit Data

This is a summary of Single-Family and Multi-Family building permits issued last year and this year, through the most current month available, in counties in the Northern California regions.

This data was extracted from a report for all the counties in California by the Construction Industry Research Board, and gives a good idea of what new home business is getting ready to be built. Of course, some permits may be pulled early due to proposed fee increases or allotment limits to be imposed by various public agencies. However, most builders will start building within 1 to 3 months of receiving the permits.

Single-Family Permits* 

County: Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
to Date
YTD
Change
Alameda2007597715590161158701676416675611,303-378
200613479100892471221321601331891051911,681
Contra Costa20073142893432572722282481211081211132382,652-658
20062822184253763374032672751062311762143,310
Marin200731428131317131015858147-8
200691428201515141613137155
Monterey2007411644375869714963364132557-185
20063952384311070628083455367742
San Francisco2007717410444733357-43
2006363621049364413100
San Mateo2007462630845965587968455236648203
2006234838262945326536414022445
Santa Clara200712424423917319018919118796132119931,977-155
20061152031631422892392021631951841301072,132
Santa Cruz2007192413172414193418216717287-145
2006313629351731396223338412432
Solano2007111511105010995139301194027782-299
200611076113972171246075175968651,081
Sonoma200766961047669105685765494434833-528
2006601801281091311341647415110071591,361
Bay Area
Subtotal
20077908381,0738019659448817385155905595499,243-2,196
20068068991,0749471,4071,18798297176689974475711,439
El Dorado20075050304774586211456785738714-423
200687607781120112891811136396581,137
Placer20071462042231852432231641931681231781262,176-381
20062301831781812763412792502441051541362,557
Sacramento2007383341502395268348250278163211134893,362-956
20063416104464044224872883871652402692594,318
Sutter2007252660162029232921237252-70
200610281223674025171285921322
Yolo20078314386575944724841312929722-63
200649526063130101723494563341785
Yuba200713251154412240719318181324677-329
20061515497544936401092664193161,006
Sacramento
Subtotal
20078198151,0557416867426427554484734143137,903-2,222
20068689878708061,0641,11779397889451370453110,125
Fresno20073273994944124062773733031631942361983,782-319
20063723104023993405103453692752692532574,101
Merced200783701036642107723531313916695-1,372
200627711127922133819511312311413683772,067
San Joaquin2007162249281247304170176128113105891142,138-1,302
20063572564332813583411701733161882952723,440
Stanislaus200712410917512510215312183547031551,202-1,074
200622615530526730128513615911493149862,276
Valley
Subtotal
20076968271,0538508547077425493614003953837,817-4,067
20061,2328321,4191,1681,3371,33176482481968678069211,884
Totals20072,3052,4803,1812,3922,5052,3932,2652,0421,3241,4631,3681,24524,963-8,485
20062,9062,7183,3632,9213,8083,6352,5392,7732,4792,0982,2281,98033,448

 

Multi-Family Permits** 

County: Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
to Date
YTD
Change
Alameda20071413576351137021023616691304691,879-2,156
200630636722495156351551,4362222161124954,035
Contra Costa200701721794422152651385103691-487
20061214313196339970102411281141011,178
Marin200700000000802010-41
2006004900000002051
Monterey20077316258908340210009401270
200601802018823206531131
San Francisco2007103633041921612544537945082200992,791-101
20061445547532885058447714200322102,892
San Mateo200733048997310661022262-230
2006060541461902171711823492
Santa Clara2007118806366652512231462134331561042,611-1,461
2006138858534442004452182974161015493264,072
Santa Cruz20070001670700441005160357329
2006020204200153028
Solano2007222048062000072152-67
20060604011024048144219
Sonoma2007119261042640087382328976265049
200603906502624832555572601
Bay Area
Subtotal
20074865378021,3265949431,0111,3178043866789209,804-3,895
20066001,2202,0101,0019351,0844431,8471,4497381,0401,33213,699
El Dorado20072190001214700000180128
2006420844168402052
Placer200715018126012100001090236-412
2006028248023021843520612648
Sacramento2007221129813237472690820193839-924
2006611121735431819425150024185801,763
Sutter2007000000240000024-14
2006020036000000038
Yolo20074524621220020217202-283
2006010202005620819854485
Yuba200700720000000007272
20060000000000000
Sacramento
Subtotal
2007283150175509919318369281312101,553-1,433
20066515419914238319826958267123671162,986
Fresno2007398954194118519514611318972431,203724
200612281102832212888442041479
Merced200722020020060014-66
2006022440041460121480
San Joaquin2007321052003046195453341131
200611725304104283007210
Stanislaus2007618008250842021346555421
2006170426118224103200134
Valley
Subtotal
20075013054201146301135192119603801022,1131,210
2006150155915818408011427763262903
Totals20078198171,0311,5778391,4371,3291,5789259978891,23213,470-4,118
20068151,5292,3001,2011,3361,3227922,5432,1471,0501,1431,41017,588

Notes
* Single-Family Housing includes detached, semi-detached, rowhouse and townhouse units. Rowhouses and townhouses are included when an unbroken ground-to-roof party or firewall separates each unit from the adjacent unit. Condominiums are included in single-family when they are of zero-lot-line or zero-property-line construction; when units are separated by an air space; or, when an unbroken ground-to-roof party or firewall separates units. CIRB no longer supplier of data as of February 2012 and data not available from other sources in the counties listed as n/a.
** Multi-Family Housing includes duplexes, 3-4 unit structures and apartment-type structures with five units or more. Multi-Family housing also includes condominium units in structures of more than one living unit that do not meet the herein single-family housing definition.

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