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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
Alameda202010689108000000000303-96
2019144123132000000000399
Contra Costa20201312136700000000041162
2019105136108000000000349
Marin202076400000000017-4
2019651000000000021
Monterey202017231200000000052-62
2019453534000000000114
San Benito202047242200000000093-35
2019404642000000000128
San Francisco202011220000000001513
20190020000000002
San Mateo202047121800000000077-29
2019293641000000000106
Santa Clara2020139136118000000000393-11
201918079145000000000404
Santa Cruz202013111300000000037-36
201921133900000000073
Solano2020746371000000000208-32
20194049151000000000240
Sonoma202012310152000000000276-178
2019170117167000000000454
Bay Area
Subtotal
20207156804870000000001,882-408
20197806398710000000002,290
El Dorado2020454225000000000112-18
2019432463000000000130
Placer202018213417300000000048962
2019115162150000000000427
Sacramento202029634727900000000092244
2019231233414000000000878
Sutter202083800000000019-5
2019813300000000024
Yolo20207532260000000001339
2019613330000000000124
Yuba202071372600000000013472
201919192400000000062
Sacramento
Subtotal
20206775955370000000001,809164
20194774846840000000001,645
Fresno2020256109105000000000470-151
2019199171251000000000621
Madera202011028300000000014142
201939303000000000099
Merced20201212813000000000027058
2019696182000000000212
San Joaquin2020126153101000000000380-156
2019139148249000000000536
Stanislaus202040315800000000012923
2019193453000000000106
Tulare20201805280000000000312-8
20199491135000000000320
Valley
Subtotal
20207245014770000000001,702-192
20195595358000000000001,894
Napa2020153720000000005413
201910141700000000041
Totals20202,1311,8131,5030000000005,447-423
20191,8261,6722,3720000000005,870

 

Multi-Family Permits** 

County: Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
to Date
YTD
Change
Alameda20206430118000000000212-803
2019384795520000000001,015
Contra Costa202023153000000000158-267
2019453764000000000425
Marin20200000000000000-78
2019780000000000078
Monterey202004700000000004741
20196000000000006
San Benito20200000000000000-2
20190200000000002
San Francisco20204904604000000000954-25
2019627204148000000000979
San Mateo20201072000000000082-293
20192250150000000000375
Santa Clara202082182182000000000446-608
20196461902180000000001,054
Santa Cruz20208000000000008-5
2019130000000000013
Solano202002450000000000245189
2019005600000000056
Sonoma2020634000000000067-94
2019124433000000000161
Bay Area
Subtotal
20207191,0434570000000002,219-1,945
20192,1488551,1610000000004,164
El Dorado202020000000000022
20190000000000000
Placer20204123445000000000320253
2019006700000000067
Sacramento2020181431230000000003475
201921111516000000000342
Sutter202000000000000000
20190000000000000
Yolo20200232180000000000412372
2019004000000000040
Yuba202000200000000022
20190000000000000
Sacramento
Subtotal
20202245093500000000001,083634
2019211115123000000000449
Fresno202002216000000000218215
20190300000000003
Madera202000000000000000
20190000000000000
Merced202003000000000033
20190000000000000
San Joaquin2020284400000000007270
20190200000000002
Stanislaus20200000000000000-2
20190020000000002
Tulare2020456420000000009385
20192600000000008
Valley
Subtotal
20207355258000000000386371
2019211200000000015
Napa202000000000000000
20190000000000000
Totals20201,0161,6071,0650000000003,688-940
20192,3619811,2860000000004,628

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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