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2019-2020 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
Alameda202010689108626277000000504-445
2019144123132266154130000000949
Contra Costa2020131164672172159000000614-225
2019105136108171143176000000839
Marin2020764011500000033-30
2019651010141800000063
Monterey2020172312112628000000117-117
2019453534295239000000234
San Benito202047242204744000000184-58
201940464224864000000242
San Francisco202011220360000002412
201900221700000012
San Mateo2020471218123146000000166-52
2019293641373936000000218
Santa Clara2020139136118664136000000599-342
201918079145218162157000000941
Santa Cruz202013111378800000060-65
201921133932119000000125
Solano20207463714144107000000400-143
2019404915170131102000000543
Sonoma202012310152619896000000531-429
2019170117167117183206000000960
Bay Area
Subtotal
20207156314872214567220000003,232-1,894
20197806398719549389440000005,126
El Dorado2020454225544362000000271-17
2019432463536243000000288
Placer202018213417313096203000000918-53
2019115162150125210209000000971
Sacramento20202963472791111633090000001,505-499
20192312334143573763930000002,004
Sutter202083805300000027-42
201981332581200000069
Yolo2020753226241177000000245-105
2019613330995869000000350
Yuba2020713726100000000135-106
2019191924676151000000241
Sacramento
Subtotal
20206775955373203186540000003,101-822
20194774846847267757770000003,923
Fresno2020256109105108142216000000936-370
20191991712512302591960000001,306
Madera2020110281938735800000032669
2019393030445757000000257
Merced2020121281356435100000000474-28
20196961828512085000000502
San Joaquin202012615310185145323000000933-268
20191391482491842332480000001,201
Stanislaus202040675832413600000027414
2019193453444961000000260
Tulare202018052808370148000000613-102
20199491135130148117000000715
Valley
Subtotal
20207245374984105068810000003,556-685
20195595358007178667640000004,241
Napa2020153727181800000097-2
201910141719281100000099
Totals20202,1311,8001,5249581,2982,2750000009,986-3,403
20191,8261,6722,3722,4162,6072,49600000013,389

 

Multi-Family Permits** 

County: Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
to Date
YTD
Change
Alameda20206430118627554360000001,429-929
2019384795525201856380000002,358
Contra Costa20202315323660000000526-181
201945376402820000000707
Marin20200000000000000-86
2019780008000000086
Monterey202004700493300000012959
20196001842400000070
San Benito20200000000000000-2
20190200000000002
San Francisco20204904604633552640000001,636-347
20196272041483631454960000001,983
San Mateo20201072025106000000123-604
2019225015011721718000000727
Santa Clara2020821821821300162000000738-838
2019646190218161503110000001,576
Santa Cruz20208000000000008-68
20191300630000000076
Solano202002450000000000245189
2019005600000000056
Sonoma202063400410000000108-148
2019124433393125000000256
Bay Area
Subtotal
20207191,0434578471,3755010000004,942-2,955
20192,1488551,1611,2819601,4920000007,897
El Dorado202020000500000077
20190000000000000
Placer202041234450060000000380313
2019006700000000067
Sacramento202018143123116575990000001,6141,003
2019211115161843550000000611
Sutter202000000000000000
20190000000000000
Yolo202002321800850000000497401
20190040005600000096
Yuba20200020000000002-6
20190000800000008
Sacramento
Subtotal
2020224509350117426640000002,5001,718
201921111512318443106000000782
Fresno2020022162040102000000380374
20190300210000006
Madera20200002000000002-40
2019000004200000042
Merced202003072000000007575
20190000000000000
San Joaquin2020284400710200000018171
201902081000000000110
Stanislaus20200000200000002-63
2019002556200000065
Tulare202045642471000000011480
2019260818000000034
Valley
Subtotal
202073552589856214000000754496
201921122117646000000258
Napa202000000000000000
20190000000000000
Totals20201,0161,6071,0659562,1731,3790000008,196-741
20192,3619811,2861,4861,1791,6440000008,937

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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