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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
Alameda2020106891086262771001380000742-457
20191441231322661541309415600001,199
Contra Costa20201311646721721591231030000840-289
201910513610817114317614914100001,129
Marin20207640115106000049-41
201965101014181611000090
Monterey202017231211262848460000211-118
201945353429523945500000329
San Benito20204724220474444810000309-38
20194046422486450550000347
San Francisco20201122036175000046-22
20190022171244000068
San Mateo202047121812314658330000257-67
201929364137393638680000324
Santa Clara20201391361186641361341280000861-398
20191807914521816215716315500001,259
Santa Cruz20201311137882215000097-58
20192113393211919110000155
Solano2020746371414410797690000566-215
2019404915170131102871510000781
Sonoma202012310152619896111750000717-526
201917011716711718320613814500001,243
Bay Area
Subtotal
202071563148722145672276469900004,695-2,229
201978063987195493894481198700006,924
El Dorado2020454225544362684200003814
201943246353624333560000377
Placer20201821341731309620326931500001,502190
201911516215012521020921013100001,312
Sacramento202029634727911116330932129800002,124-481
201923123341435737639327632500002,605
Sutter2020838053810000045-35
201981332581229000080
Yolo202075322624117747380000330-177
2019613330995869112450000507
Yuba20207137261000410000176-189
201919192467615174500000365
Sacramento
Subtotal
202067759553732031865471374400004,558-688
201947748468472677577770761600005,246
Fresno202030615610512914221632331900001,696-182
201919917125123025919630726500001,878
Madera20201102819397358761020000505112
201939303044575756800000393
Merced202012128135643510077380000589-63
20196961828512085130200000652
San Joaquin20201261531018514532319932400001,456-37
201913914824918423324815813400001,493
Stanislaus20204067583241396847000039257
201919345344496137380000335
Tulare2020180528083701481681150000896-173
2019949113513014811713621800001,069
Valley
Subtotal
202072453749841050688191194500005,412-408
201955953580071786676482475500005,820
Napa202015372718189200000126-4
201910141719281118130000130
Totals20202,1811,8471,5249801,2982,2782,3972,408000014,913-3,207
20191,8261,6722,3722,4162,6072,4962,3602,371000018,120

 

Multi-Family Permits** 

County: Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
to Date
YTD
Change
Alameda202064301186275543623842800002,095-800
2019384795525201856382551200002,895
Contra Costa20202315323660118130000657-50
201945376402820000000707
Marin20200000000000000-86
2019780008000000086
Monterey202004700493340000013348
20196001842487000085
San Benito20200000000000000-2
20190200000000002
San Francisco20204904604633552642041900001,859-617
20196272041483631454969639700002,476
San Mateo2020107202510601490000272-465
2019225015011721718280000737
Santa Clara202082182182130016264335100001,732-612
20196461902181615031136939900002,344
Santa Cruz20208000000000008-68
20191300630000000076
Solano202002450000000000245189
2019005600000000056
Sonoma202063400410000000108-388
2019124433393125210300000496
Bay Area
Subtotal
20207191,0434578471,3755011,21596000007,117-2,843
20192,1488551,1611,2819601,4927101,35300009,960
El Dorado202020000500000075
20190000000200002
Placer20204123445006098560000534467
2019006700000000067
Sacramento20201814312311657599149000001,718311
20192111151618435507752100001,407
Sutter20200000000000000-24
2019000000024000024
Yolo202002321800850600000503407
20190040005600000096
Yuba20200020000200004-4
20190000800000008
Sacramento
Subtotal
20202245093501174266411814800002,7661,162
2019211115123184431067754700001,604
Fresno20202592162040102000000439421
201903002175000018
Madera202000020005600005816
2019000004200000042
Merced2020030720001080000183183
20190000000000000
San Joaquin2020284400710218100000209-69
20190208100016800000278
Stanislaus2020000020730000039-26
2019002556200000065
Tulare20204564247108000001225
2019260818041420000117
Valley
Subtotal
202073552589856214332040000991470
201921122117646216470000521
Napa202000000000000000
20190000000000000
Totals20201,0181,6641,0659562,1731,3791,3661,312000010,933-1,152
20192,3619811,2861,4861,1791,6441,7011,447000012,085

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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