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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
Alameda201914412313226615413094156871021663421,896132
20185911220832317613814713213917090701,764
Contra Costa201910513610817114317614914198931031491,572-93
20188817120111317714615115614978142931,665
Marin2019651010141816111512851309
2018131551511989741015121
Monterey2019453534295239455082283896573-44
2018427749516031395364893230617
San Benito2019404642248645055331056082627101
2018302049858184331527612714526
San Francisco20190022171244921201713538
201814377701009430697
San Mateo20192936413739363868342871324895
20183831412738231303829402821484
Santa Clara2019180791452181621571631551452031301231,860126
2018210167179163160129107152128107153791,734
Santa Cruz20192113393211919119923119727
201817131316101914211613108170
Solano2019404915170131102871517283461521,134236
2018316812053123745879321345967898
Sonoma2019170117167117183206138145117791251581,722-1,530
201867842062273633203945513003332291783,252
Bay Area
Subtotal
20197806398719549389448119877017637901,15710,335-993
20186097611,0781,0801,2069731,0911,2069001,03381058111,328
El Dorado201943246353624333565576438463546
2018545537455516596449665237589
Placer20191151621501252102092101311672711671632,080116
2018202114214160196190210136138192132801,964
Sacramento20192312334143563763932763252934193852763,977386
20182751843722693374783313202292922802243,591
Sutter2019813325812296551511111
201875663152584138100
Yolo20196133309958691124555397342716316
201819315251630347275394626400
Yuba2019191924676151745050856520585184
2018106224315628363330403219401
Sacramento
Subtotal
20194779846847267757777076166268997386008,6091,564
20185674236685366637576726305296335434247,045
Fresno20191991712512302591963072652151762642532,786269
20181881822762251841583632511832161511402,517
Madera20193930304457575680538881103718214
2018385062485642383124591838504
Merced2019696182851208513020944480103973-234
201897991261281851196466798873831,207
San Joaquin20191391482491842332481581342762072281692,373-422
20181461832012672982882682393952591331182,795
Stanislaus2019193453444961373853295559531-139
2018606936767863587024574336670
Tulare201994911351301481171362181041321571501,612446
201810656112108120961051199011098461,166
Valley
Subtotal
20195595358007178667648247557956768658378,993134
20186356398138529217668967767957895164618,859
Napa201910141719281118131318412204-135
2018132020403529335522372015339
Totals20191,8261,6722,3722,4162,6072,4962,3602,3712,1352,3522,4342,59627,63766
20181,8241,8432,5792,5082,8252,5252,6922,6672,2462,4921,8891,48127,571

 

Multi-Family Permits** 

County: Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
to Date
YTD
Change
Alameda20193847955252018563825512126564374344,056-2,091
20187336347001,0887454855905001341611022756,147
Contra Costa2019453764028200000424981,22968
201872026902074227169587110201,161
Marin2019780008000000086-16
201848000000000540102
Monterey20196001842487136120116-6
201865472484636850122
San Benito20190200000000002-49
2018204900000000051
San Francisco2019627204148363145496963971513211461143,208-1,959
20181236028123393472526341756573581,9935,167
San Mateo2019225015011721718280194211091,06124
201866268264037481687611001,037
Santa Clara201964619021816150311380399344251943393,347-2,599
20183046844423099791915822922284304541,0515,946
Santa Cruz20191300630000000076-50
20184804302100025250126
Solano2019005600000000056-84
201800000000014000140
Sonoma2019124433393125210303300166641,056-1
2018372438150148141212211441072241,057
Bay Area
Subtotal
20192,1488551,1611,2819601,4927211,3536541,5101,0001,15814,293-6,763
20181,2841,9831,5751,6902,4261,6051,7301,6686981,6471,2073,54321,056
El Dorado201900000002001601814
20180000000002024
Placer201900670000040007152
2018000063001000019
Sacramento20192111151618435507752114315891832,008688
20182311413804211151168291882401,320
Sutter201900000002400002424
20180000000000000
Yolo201900400056000066130292-97
2018003900069016047740389
Yuba201900008000000084
20180000202000004
Sacramento
Subtotal
20192111151231844310677547183151713132,421685
2018231141770429118187822611379821,736
Fresno2019030022751417884237532310
20181680120000004002222
Madera201900000420000024444
20180000000000000
Merced20190000000000000-8
20180000400200028
San Joaquin201902081000168010825716461-132
20180012083042030268032593
Stanislaus2019000556200001010164154
201800202000020410
Tulare20192608180414240410248419-28
201866106414081824023130447
Valley
Subtotal
201921122117646216471621842525031,622342
20188290198140223222056301231701,280
Napa201900000000089017-717
20180125032017510145002200734
Totals20192,3619811,2861,4861,1791,6441,7011,4478342,0171,4321,97418,342-6,464
20181,5972,0992,0002,1503,0522,0552,2671,7569891,8181,3083,71524,806

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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