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2017-2018 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
Alameda20185911220832317613814713213917090701,764-901
2017852023321092663063801082291461403622,665
Contra Costa20188817120111317714615115614978142931,665-74
201781521081632082481281771301321072051,739
Marin20181315515119897441511512
20177656149611518124103
Monterey201842774951603139536489323061785
2017373945375052445342535228532
San Benito2018302049858184331527612714526-65
201742855507251365972554645591
San Francisco20181437770100943069748
201734454537155349
San Mateo20183831412738231303829402821484-2
201789632731413313021524625486
Santa Clara2018210167179163160129107152128107153791,734-367
2017117511651642052011372402132062281742,101
Santa Cruz201817131316101914211613108170-52
20173211101125295912341115222
Solano2018316812053123745879321345967898139
20176087757448148164540624757759
Sonoma201867842062273633203945513003332291783,2522,719
201722328312663329074755435533
Bay Area
Subtotal
20186097611,0781,0801,2069731,0911,2069001,03381058111,3281,548
20174454838916769351,1498449798398387489539,780
El Dorado2018545537455516596449665237589-225
20175452857775118508059665147814
Placer2018202114214160196190210136138192132801,964-543
20172071531722893022801732032222001671392,507
Sacramento20182751843722693374783313202292922802243,591420
20172272283112172282662302562243882992973,171
Sutter20187566315258413810054
201701028614488446
Yolo20181931525163034727539462640018
201762324428253033246434213382
Yuba2018106224315628363330403219401178
20171201026102216326244520223
Sacramento
Subtotal
20185674236685366637576726305296335434247,045-98
20175624666226396487225035995217296125207,143
Fresno20181881822762251841583632511832161511402,517630
2017879564861361821982431352621872121,887
Madera201838506248564238312459183850471
20174812173551408538423440433
Merced201897991261281851206466798873831,208535
2017563789644744435053567064673
San Joaquin20181461832012672982882682393952591071182,769709
201768832001512072451421511891822262162,060
Stanislaus2018606936767863587024574336670-130
20175034817293545110051828250800
Tulare201810656112108120961051199011098461,16630
20178381917910412511092959897811,136
Valley
Subtotal
20186356398138529217668967767957895164618,8591,870
20173923315274696227015847215617226966636,989
Napa2018132020403529335522372015339203
20175113910159331111316136
Totals20181,8241,8432,5792,5082,8252,5252,6922,6672,2462,4921,8891,48127,5713,523
20171,4041,2812,0531,7932,2152,5871,9402,3321,9322,3002,0592,15224,048

 

Multi-Family Permits** 

County: Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
to Date
YTD
Change
Alameda20187336347001,0887454855905001341611022756,147292
20174681357436341441,51204583753633466775,855
Contra Costa201872026902074227169587110201,161994
2017017648028806000167
Marin201848000000000540102102
20170000000000000
Monterey20186547248463685012277
20178540000210016045
San Benito201820490000000071122120
20172000000000002
San Francisco20181236028123393472526341756573581,9935,167480
201758271207287777240455339577795726454,687
San Mateo201866268264037481687611001,037-51
20172641182058526317206662061,088
Santa Clara20183046844423099791915822922284304541,0515,946-2,582
2017631,0814241551,2621,035881967352,3155596158,528
Santa Cruz20184804302100025250126-30
201756202000000960156
Solano20180000000001400014086
20170039001050000054
Sonoma2018372438150148141212211441072241,057706
201700015000296002101351
Bay Area
Subtotal
20181,2841,9831,5751,6902,4261,6051,7301,6686981,6471,2073,54321,05652
20176571,5751,4341,2842,3882,8848211,3431,1833,4631,6572,31521,004
El Dorado20180000000002024-2
20170200000400006
Placer2018000063001000019-55
2017026460028460074
Sacramento20182311413604211151168291882401,318-428
20172640125104315491281823552551311,746
Sutter201800000000000000
20170000000000000
Yolo2018003900069016047740389297
201700201515400560092
Yuba201800002020000042
20170000000002002
Sacramento
Subtotal
2018231141770429118187822611379821,736-184
201726441331083366413224104592551311,920
Fresno20181680120000004002222-913
20170006454176168215042853131,135
Madera201800000000000000
20170000000000000
Merced201805000400200025822
2017000000004003236
San Joaquin2018001208304203026803259385
20170001813401663030147100508
Stanislaus201800202000020410-97
2017201206000128067107
Tulare201866106414081824023130447225
20178222801644105428228222
Valley
Subtotal
20188290198140223222056301201701,277-277
20171023490194192228941207005201,554
Napa20180125032017510145002200734678
2017000036608060056
Totals20181,5972,0992,0002,1503,0522,0552,2671,7569891,8181,3083,71524,806-182
20179311,5811,6011,4822,9543,1461,1811,4691,3133,9982,3662,96624,988

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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