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2016-2017 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
Alameda2017852023321092663063801082291461403622,665554
20161641592362582671621821061081991071632,111
Contra Costa201781521081632082481281771301321072051,739-111
2016153188148176121168981911071411532061,850
Marin20177656149611518124103-1
20169314944226115611104
Monterey201737394537505244534253522853279
2016304236254333472635375643453
San Benito201742855507251365972554645591150
20162043292841103341846202930441
San Francisco201734454537155349-78
201624374719326844127
San Mateo20178963273141331302152462548631
2016201924614933365344711827455
Santa Clara2017117511651642052011372402132062281742,101493
20161317117213927315310913414585911051,608
Santa Cruz20173211101125295912341115222114
201633642231313122621108
Solano20176087757448148164540624757759-63
2016458765676390808169677632822
Sonoma201722327311963329074755435525-56
20161612562411972513623137980581
Bay Area
Subtotal
20174454838916769351,1498449798398387489539,7801,120
20165936317897989868486916676027086257228,660
El Dorado2017545285777511850805966514781415
2016733164678161819169724366799
Placer20172071531722863022801732032222001671392,504400
2016831671721991522651131842331632091642,104
Sacramento20172272283112172282662302562243882992973,171503
20161371421972742342351562222422562653082,668
Sutter201701028614488446-12
2016125312288460758
Yolo201762324428253033246434213382-229
2016444347657150475430506941611
Yuba2017120102610221632624452022333
2016128102317273332081217190
Sacramento
Subtotal
20175624666226396487225035995217296125207,143713
20163503934956315676404085925985555986036,430
Fresno2017879564861361821982431352621872121,887-655
20161431121452011752311472121801732216022,542
Madera20174812173551408538423440433105
201633725161162333020171658328
Merced2017563789644744435053567064673-77
20162750317553762844576815190750
San Joaquin201768832001512072451421511891872262162,065290
201686871441951802381101691281051921411,775
Stanislaus20175034817293545110051828250800122
2016514972686587385858562749678
Tulare20178381917910412511092959897811,136-23
20164677104121709811210112074811551,159
Valley
Subtotal
20173923315274696227015847215617226966636,989-243
20163863825216765547924686145634936881,0957,232
Napa20175113910159331111316136-11
2016136107255165163257147
Totals20171,4041,2812,0531,7932,2152,5871,9402,3321,9322,3002,0592,15224,0481,579
20161,3421,4121,8152,1122,1322,2851,5831,8781,7791,7881,9162,42722,469

 

Multi-Family Permits** 

County: Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
to Date
YTD
Change
Alameda20174681357436341441,51204583753633466775,8552,689
20164402847516230968105243218682903283,166
Contra Costa2017017648028806000167-878
20160280019401225852419461,045
Marin20170000000000000-2
20160000000020002
Monterey2017854000021001671116-2
2016162005000292469118
San Benito20172000000000002-97
2016070020002008899
San Francisco201758271207287777240455339577795726454,687607
201614663130635491501641953416165446514,080
San Mateo20172641182058526317206662061,088-211
2016268100421631020202699911901,299
Santa Clara2017631,0814241551,2621,035881967352,3155596158,5284,769
20161543025413243201052835167095677123,759
Santa Cruz201756202000000960156-53
2016205509302003540209
Solano20170039001050000054-9
2016000006300000063
Sonoma20170001500029600210135187
2016001200160106140260264
Bay Area
Subtotal
20176571,5751,4341,2842,3882,8848211,3431,1833,4631,6572,31521,0046,900
20161,0261,3541,4312011,2478034947921,7651,5171,6801,79414,104
El Dorado201702000004000066
20160000000000000
Placer2017026460028460074-220
2016000328026052460058294
Sacramento20172640125104315491281823552551311,7461,137
201611822801415016602039180609
Sutter201700000000000000
20160000000000000
Yolo20170020151540056009210
20160062140000004282
Yuba201700000000020022
20160000000000000
Sacramento
Subtotal
201726441331083366413224104592551311,920915
20161382645480401506810620432401,005
Fresno20170006454176168215042853131,135796
201605635913032145682816339
Madera20170000000000000-6
20160000000600006
Merced2017000000004003236-53
20160069000801200089
San Joaquin20170001813401663030147100508-17
2016208043432004000525
Stanislaus20172012060001284067147133
2016001400000000014
Tulare2017822280164410542822822266
20160414078103240662156
Valley
Subtotal
2017102349019419222894120704945202,048919
201626021295844427224721434181,129
Napa2017000036608060056-120
201600900016700000176
Totals20179311,5811,6011,4822,9543,1461,1811,4691,3133,9982,3662,96624,9888,574
20161,1661,4161,7163501,4111,2858838841,9431,5511,7572,05216,414

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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