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2013-2014 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
Alameda201479801137515015552627112867561,088-113
20131458210212611984165798510168451,201
Contra Costa20148575871822142011181067610897891,438-95
2013751101141441441471231261031211142121,533
Marin2014073176189152293411324
201333443821331581489
Monterey20147231912191313253523152623053
20131311271454411626713177
San Francisco201421260252512735-34
2013242256522313569
San Mateo201430203320323331332723825315-43
2013331120563535223138332123358
Santa Clara20141111341261501482161321389563208991,620-242
201315291196189140293123164124151140991,862
Santa Cruz201415735171520181043111824
201396413564101787594
Solano2014571347961686402053557393649124
201350244052826640812933919525
Sonoma2014193112461910912305256251-42
201336113914122314511520850293
Bay Area
Subtotal
20144053634445876087584304284064445284565,857-344
20135183535486145996725285534425203794756,201
El Dorado20148352711554344353225203937435
201332413358364332201117511339
Placer201410899141146188242107147115107127911,618369
20139990132123143121601205811498911,249
Sacramento2014121988710622321515113414210497691,547-167
201314283153153207153209147158861131101,714
Sutter20141253471452135317413
201318869554533461
Yolo201413251412134223161030520223-83
201326234822152817452092429306
Yuba20141011218711892117711214
20133146165511202191598
Sacramento
Subtotal
20142722632842974935673383433332722592273,948181
20133032593803784153553243482522312622603,767
Fresno2014634982851222182111251091071041351,410-899
20131151391741662031511812241181581864942,309
Madera201420571219171721432310162100
201371691271230251481951210
Merced20142017103814917836934203101
201341163131291558412102
San Joaquin20145710095141123205110723258671371,197142
2013106155901121201117477416274331,055
Stanislaus201429141638454642452029263538592
2013231424215022332120311420293
Tulare2014595070736468102748874487784799
2013435162876563737823754484748
Valley
Subtotal
20142482192773594115684913543003272644344,252-465
20132983863654014583714004402213423416944,717
Napa20141363753232189677-28
2013314167797331215105
Totals20149388511,0081,2501,5171,8961,2611,1281,0411,0611,0601,12314,134-656
20131,1229991,2971,4091,4791,4051,2611,3489481,1059831,43414,790

 

Multi-Family Permits** 

County: Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
to Date
YTD
Change
Alameda201437177855317498943274492761992,050290
201348426161479214312559901301781,760
Contra Costa2014130202457300493031206221546176
201315801823001310058000370
Marin201401405210000000076-131
20130770386522500000207
Monterey20140100003608380285-115
20130010857260050202200
San Francisco201469865673250156326735815041511973,035-2,173
2013243499938791974515296548684632335,208
San Mateo20140017905224623022717744751,302472
2013718197231000113320729016830
Santa Clara20143313484041,0228213504707719365271,3178388,1352,109
20131535612037082696255258801761942251,5076,026
Santa Cruz20140000500000005-27
2013090002000002132
Solano20140000000000000-281
2013590002220000000281
Sonoma20140000184200146026214-518
201300161029000005420732
Bay Area
Subtotal
20145674861,2521,4619898111,3819982,2281,6551,8821,73815,448-198
20138851,0408021,3831,7221,5178402,8293351,1061,2301,95715,646
El Dorado2014000002804000032-46
201300184600000001478
Placer20140281712840451000064377150
201330000000000224227
Sacramento2014002102001500019722681
20131464106000410100145
Sutter201400000100000001010
20130000000000000
Yolo20140000000000224-531
2013807000027010600081535
Yuba2014009200008000010052
2013004800000000048
Sacramento
Subtotal
2014028265384283127002263749-284
20132561401520027011010103191,033
Fresno2014301346168200640808857539-151
2013174338069086135590153690
Madera201400000000400040
20130000400000004
Merced20140000004000206-43
2013490000000000049
San Joaquin201404400003206019-55
2013070200000000274
Stanislaus20140000000000050508
20132450000000013042
Tulare20140218001702484286296236
2013540000000006060
Valley
Subtotal
2014363546168190671148498193914-5
201330178584690861355919155919
Napa2014080000000041049-91
201301340200004000140
Totals20145705281,5521,5451,1991,0841,3881,0962,2421,7392,0232,19417,160-578
20131,2111,2589471,5451,7261,5861,1103,0254841,1661,2492,43117,738

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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