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2014-2015 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
Alameda201583116123214122222169149891531291551,724636
201479801137515015552627112867561,088
Contra Costa201590113235201241192165126167103771641,874436
20148575871822142011181067610897891,438
Marin2015619440281051010251218
20140731761891522934113
Monterey20151374923545529312536755384154
201472319121913132535231526230
San Benito201511104211219263128171430223137
2014010432182511591786
San Francisco201563687530423106631
201421260252512735
San Mateo20152212483049224035411031412428113
201430203320323331332723825315
Santa Clara20151531052071438722014014380136711841,66949
20141111341261501482161321389563208991,620
Santa Cruz201523610713916812318107-11
2014157351715201810431118
Solano20156247109891089698877810674831,037388
2014571347961686402053557393649
Sonoma201571626101538421316201221236-15
2014193112461910912305256251
Bay Area
Subtotal
20154554518177897048907316365457194047277,8681,925
20144053734485906107764324334174495374735,943
El Dorado2015251942216659535262718024574200
201483527115543443532252039374
Placer2015155104149241194220157135218210119921,994376
201410899141146188242107147115107127911,618
Sacramento201593931632152313322352062082041762022,358811
2014121988710622321515113414210497691,547
Sutter201541667497848670-4
201412534714521353174
Yolo2015133510373065131239371153355132
201413251412134223161030520223
Yuba20151122725018193942414919280
201410112187118921177112
Sacramento
Subtotal
20153012543975455286984864515395504083865,5431,595
20142722632842974935673383433332722592273,948
Fresno2015145154246203203278158191156134781512,097687
2014634982851222182111251091071041351,410
Madera20152071823172352011162221203-7
20142057121917172143231016210
Merced2015122229453736527024132823391188
20142017103814917836934203
San Joaquin20156511914523117625817812411292721261,698501
20145710095141123205110723258671371,197
Stanislaus201531305948324264225830213747489
2014291416384546424520292635385
Tulare2015518410714211912985886172107861,131284
20145950707364681027488744877847
Valley
Subtotal
20153244166046925847665425154223573284445,9941,742
20142482192773594115684913543003272644344,252
Napa2015262821113822122141214164
20141363753232189677
Totals20151,0821,1271,8462,0281,8272,3671,7671,6241,5181,6471,1441,56919,5465,326
20149388611,0121,2531,5191,9141,2631,1331,0521,0661,0691,14014,220

 

Multi-Family Permits** 

County: Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
to Date
YTD
Change
Alameda201510410473127310849276446186553783543,3071,257
201437177855317498943274492761992,050
Contra Costa201526186213449013315011024355610
2014130202457300493031206221546
Marin2015016000000022020-56
201401405210000000076
Monterey201550041002012148500258173
20140100003608380285
San Benito201560000000200414949
20140000000000000
San Francisco20151212581032902133374244241694351646663,604569
201469865673250156326735815041511973,035
San Mateo2015606821126522401366487201,063-239
20140017905224623022717744751,302
Santa Clara201567517118886932286311364342771813773,477-4,658
20143313484041,0228213504707719365271,3178388,135
Santa Cruz201550000050003406257
20140000500000005
Solano2015002735620000000331331
20140000000000000
Sonoma201524000012622002320206-8
20140000184200146026214
Bay Area
Subtotal
20151,0625671,4669297251,5041,2861,1691,0039767651,48112,933-2,515
20145674861,2521,4619898111,3819982,2281,6551,8821,73815,448
El Dorado20150000000000000-32
2014000002804000032
Placer201500018600022102020240-137
20140281712840451000064377
Sacramento2015230028022922135129130813587
20140021020015000197226
Sutter2015350000400000569585
2014000001000000010
Yolo201500207700002008177
20140000000000224
Yuba2015002608000000034-66
20140092000080000100
Sacramento
Subtotal
2015265030194856292413714133761,263514
2014028265384283127002263749
Fresno20154004505101520410106300-239
2014301346168200640808857539
Madera20150000000000000-4
20140000000040004
Merced20150000000200002-4
20140000004000206
San Joaquin201581061010501840000235387368
201404400003206019
Stanislaus2015041000000000014-36
2014000000000005050
Tulare2015041060886267312135-161
20140218001702484286296
Valley
Subtotal
2015481871166158415024773353838-76
2014363546168190671148498193914
Napa20150000000001480014899
2014080000000041049
Totals20151,3755851,5671,1398711,5681,6191,2231,1421,3128711,91015,182-1,978
20145705281,5521,5451,1991,0841,3881,0962,2421,7392,0232,19417,160

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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