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2018-2019 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
Alameda20191441231322661541309415600001,199-96
20185911220832317613814713200001,295
Contra Costa201910513610817114317614914100001,129-74
20188817120111317714615115600001,203
Marin2019651010141816110000905
2018131551511989000085
Monterey201945353429523945500000329-73
201842774951603139530000402
San Benito20194046422486450550000347-50
201830204985818433150000397
San Francisco2019002217124400006820
20181437770100000048
San Mateo201929364137393638670000323-43
2018383141273823130380000366
Santa Clara20191807914521816215716315500001,259-8
201821016717916316012910715200001,267
Santa Cruz2019211339321191911000015532
201817131316101914210000123
Solano2019404915170131102871510000781175
20183168120531237458790000606
Sonoma201917011716711718320613814500001,243-969
2018678420622736332039455100002,212
Bay Area
Subtotal
201978063987195493894481198600006,923-1,081
20186097611,0781,0801,2069731,0911,20600008,004
El Dorado201943246353624333560000377-8
201854553745551659640000385
Placer201911516215012521020921013100001,312-110
201820211421416019619021013600001,422
Sacramento201923123341435637639327632500002,60438
201827518437226933747833132000002,566
Sutter20198133258122900008031
2018756631525000049
Yolo2019613330995869112450000507293
20181931525163034720000214
Yuba20191919246761517450000036585
201810622431562836330000280
Sacramento
Subtotal
201947798468472677577770761600005,746830
201856742366853666375767263000004,916
Fresno201915517118518425919630726500001,722-105
201818818227622518415836325100001,827
Madera20193930304457575680000039328
201838506248564238310000365
Merced20196961828512085130200000652-232
2018979912612818511964660000884
San Joaquin201913914824918423324815813400001,493-397
201814618320126729828826823900001,890
Stanislaus201919345344496137380000335-175
201860693676786358700000510
Tulare2019949113513014811713621800001,069247
201810656112108120961051190000822
Valley
Subtotal
201951553573467186676482475500005,664-634
201863563981385292176689677600006,298
Napa201910141719281118130000130-115
201813202040352933550000245
Totals20191,7821,6722,3062,3702,6072,4962,3602,370000017,963-1,500
20181,8241,8432,5792,5082,8252,5252,6922,667000019,463

 

Multi-Family Permits** 

County: Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
to Date
YTD
Change
Alameda2019384795525201856382551200002,895-2,580
20187336347001,08874548559050000005,475
Contra Costa201945376402820000000707-223
2018720269020742271690000930
Marin201978000800000008638
2018480000000000048
Monterey20196001842487000085-18
201865472484630000103
San Benito20190200000000002-49
2018204900000000051
San Francisco20196272041483631454969639700002,476492
201812360281233934725263400001,984
San Mateo20192250150117217182290000758-192
201866268264037481680000950
Santa Clara20196461902181615031138039900002,355-1,428
201830468444230997919158229200003,783
Santa Cruz201913006300000000760
20184804302100000076
Solano201900560000000005656
20180000000000000
Sonoma2019124433393125210300000496-65
20183724381501481412120000561
Bay Area
Subtotal
20192,1488551,1611,2819601,4927211,37400009,992-3,969
20181,2841,9831,5751,6902,4261,6051,7301,668000013,961
El Dorado201900000002000022
20180000000000000
Placer201900670000000006758
20180000630000009
Sacramento20192111151618435507752100001,407290
20182311413804211151168200001,117
Sutter201900000002400002424
20180000000000000
Yolo20190040005600000096-12
201800390006900000108
Yuba201900008000000084
20180000202000004
Sacramento
Subtotal
2019211115123184431067754700001,604366
20182311417704291181878200001,238
Fresno201960390482212500002226
20181680120000000000216
Madera201900000420000004242
20180000000000000
Merced20190000000000000-6
20180000400200006
San Joaquin20190208100016800000278-249
201800120830420300000527
Stanislaus201900055620000006359
20180020200000004
Tulare2019260818041420000117-195
2018661064140818240000312
Valley
Subtotal
20196211926917646221470000724-341
2018829019814022322205600001,065
Napa20190000000000000-712
2018012503201751014500000712
Totals20192,4219811,3761,5341,1791,6441,7061,468000012,309-4,667
20181,5972,0992,0002,1503,0522,0552,2671,756000016,976

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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