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2007-2008 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.

Single-Family Permits* 

County: Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
to Date
YTD
Change
Alameda20084260428256711045074883463766-574
2007597715590161161771696717486641,340
Contra Costa20081126811566681401136576894724983-1,712
20073142893432552762262541191101591112392,695
Marin200861320199185722979144-7
2007314281313171391510511151
Monterey2008172133192656155201775241-318
2007411644375869714963354036559
San Francisco2008296312832103352-5
2007717410444733357
San Mateo2008282930321823265124281614319-340
2007462630905967597871434941659
Santa Clara20088010177104262151100731009434831,259-804
2007124244239173190189191221109132153982,063
Santa Cruz2008929141125103323713611191-45
2007192413172414193418211617236
Solano200871614366842312811332127334-482
20071115111052109116139301193939816
Sonoma20083120504929119732836312635527-366
200766961047669105705765695066893
Bay Area
Subtotal
20083343664014215626325083333724122012744,816-4,653
20077908381,0738079699688977705366555526149,469
El Dorado2008431227364938322256282412379-335
20075050304774586211456785738714
Placer20086464101781532841678510112061521,330-847
20071462042231852432231641931681231781272,177
Sacramento20081161221302322911451431571291211302261,942-1,442
2007383341502395268348268278163211134933,384
Sutter20085103111091248951096-156
2007252660162029232921237252
Yolo2008172424232828223445301450339-385
20078314386575944724841312931724
Yuba2008152991212743132795-585
200713251154412241719318181326680
Sacramento
Subtotal
20082602342943895435163833063423212363574,181-3,750
20078198151,0557416867436607554484734143227,931
Fresno20081411962693122274841419413814388892,322-1,413
20073273994943934132773743041631952011953,735
Madera200800000000000000
20070000000000000
Merced2008451340128756389328259-449
200783701036642107723931313925708
San Joaquin2008604681758592924562543543770-1,368
2007162249281247304170176128113105891142,138
Stanislaus20081251736413667371434192216464-1,504
2007124109181134102155124833546929541,968
Tulare200800000000000000
20070000000000000
Valley
Subtotal
20083712724264404356482761562422251481763,815-4,734
20076968271,0598408617097461,3043614003583888,549
Napa200800000000000000
20070000000000000
Totals20089658721,1211,2501,5401,7961,16779595695858580712,812-13,137
20072,3052,4803,1872,3882,5162,4202,3032,8291,3451,5281,3241,32425,949

 

Multi-Family Permits** 

County: Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
to Date
YTD
Change
Alameda2008418114115235281074501571882451,454-457
20071413576351137021923616731444741,911
Contra Costa200815479105320291601604762909-11
20070172179428222445410076149920
Marin200800000160090002515
200700000000802010
Monterey20080044330122720220167-390
2007731625890834041000163557
San Francisco200855168247904811529365231733082,395-396
2007103633041921612544537945082200992,791
San Mateo20082250004921194090633266
20073304899731066100217367
Santa Clara20081828711234477437120632411407672,417-103
2007118806366652512231415120331221082,520
Solano20080202002280000023279
2007222048064000071153
Sonoma20080368001061402049-581
20071192610426400853823289150630
Bay Area
Subtotal
20089303226601,1655931609738914342186631,3228,331-1,870
20074865378021,3265948971,0201,3627815676981,13110,201
El Dorado20080200343036400000142-38
20072190001214700000180
Placer2008000603106060550383147
200715018126012100001090236
Sacramento200841293631749721293592201411,231392
2007221129813237472690820193839
Sutter20080000000000000-24
2007000000240000024
Yolo20080000000000000-200
20074524621220020215200
Yuba2008060000200000062-14
2007007200400000076
Sacramento
Subtotal
20084191363238341454493652256411,818263
2007283150175509919718369281312081,555
Fresno2008270612788608016038316-917
2007398954216118519514611318980431,233
Madera200800000000000000
20070000000000000
Merced20080105000000000124229215
200722020020060014
San Joaquin2008460404000000054-287
2007321052003046195453341
Stanislaus200808080030000019-528
2007600018250842021346547
Tulare200800000000000000
20070000000000000
Valley
Subtotal
20087311365108289080160162618-1,517
20075011254223156301135192119603881022,135
Napa200800000000000000
20070000000000000
Totals20081,0076267611,4987585821,0369408792369191,52510,767-3,124
20078197991,0311,5998491,3951,3381,6239021,1789171,44113,891

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. Data from March of 2012 forward is supplied by the California Homebuilding Foundation; data prior to that date supplied by the CIRB.
** 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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