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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
Alameda2020106891086262771001387516095811,153-743
201914412313226615413094156871021663421,896
Contra Costa20201311646721721591231031512051681611,525-47
201910513610817114317614914198931031491,572
Marin20207640115106127151396-34
201965101014181611151285130
Monterey2020172312112628484666262434361-212
2019453534295239455082283896573
San Benito2020472422144744448160373584539-88
2019404642248645055331056082627
San Francisco20201122036175458265-70
201900221712449212017135
San Mateo2020471218123149583350861104254859
2019293641373936386834287132489
Santa Clara20201391361186641361351281121111321121,329-531
2019180791452181621571631551452031301231,860
Santa Cruz202013111378824151119913151-32
20192113393211919119991183
Solano202074637141441079769160728598981-153
2019404915170131102871517283461521,134
Sonoma202012310152619898111758174109551,038-684
2019170117167117183206138145117791251581,722
Bay Area
Subtotal
20207156314872354567277676997828027906957,786-2,549
20197806398719549389448119877017637901,15710,335
El Dorado202045422554436273406996287264914
2019432463536243335655764384635
Placer2020182134173130962032693153462392292362,552472
20191151621501252102092101311672711671632,080
Sacramento20202963472791111633093212983603892614543,588-390
20192312334143573763932763252934193852763,978
Sutter202083805381019155387-24
20198133258122965515111
Yolo2020753226241177473853801957539-146
20196133309958691124555394242685
Yuba20207137261000414266420326-214
2019191924676151745050852020540
Sacramento
Subtotal
20206775955373203186547187428898855848227,741-364
20194774846847267757777076166268957386008,105
Fresno20203061561051291422163233192632561733592,747-39
20191991712512302591963072652151762642532,786
Madera2020110281939735876102586828617202
20193930304457575680538881103718
Merced202012128135643510077551891191251051,144171
2019696182851208513020944480103973
San Joaquin2020126153101851453231993242753696081352,843470
20191391482491842332481581342762072281692,373
Stanislaus2020406758324139684777504582646111
2019193453444961373853295959535
Tulare2020180528083701481681158496841891,349-256
201994911351301481171362181041321501501,605
Valley
Subtotal
20207745844984325068849119619469581,0639319,448435
20195595358007178667648247557956768858379,013
Napa202015372718189201523323122723
201910141719281118131318412204
Totals20202,1811,8471,5249941,2982,2832,4052,4232,6302,6682,4692,47925,201-2,436
20191,8261,6722,3722,4162,6072,4962,3602,3712,1352,3522,4342,59627,637

 

Multi-Family Permits** 

County: Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
to Date
YTD
Change
Alameda202064301186275543623842824557801332,610-1,446
20193847955252018563825512126564374344,056
Contra Costa2020231532366011813032520341,24314
2019453764028200000424981,229
Marin20200000000000033-95
20197800080000012098
Monterey20200470049334032300019579
20196001842487136120116
San Benito20200000000000000-2
20190200000000002
San Francisco202049046046335526420419784181492,135-927
20196272041483631454969639715132101143,062
San Mateo202010720251060149122211010516-545
2019225015011721718280194211091,061
Santa Clara2020821821821300162743351401021241452,243-1,093
201964619021816150311369399344251943393,336
Santa Cruz20208000000000008-68
20191300630000000076
Solano20200245000000000471716660
2019005600000000056
Sonoma202063400410009626521891778-278
2019124433393125210303300166641,056
Bay Area
Subtotal
20207191,0434578471,3755011,3159606135299751,03610,370-3,912
20192,1488551,1611,2819601,4927101,3536541,5101,0001,15814,282
El Dorado202000000502001602321
20190000000200002
Placer20204123445006098560240540406
201900670000046300134
Sacramento202018143123116575991490317631696012,868860
20192111151618435507752114315891832,008
Sutter20200000000000000-24
2019000000024000024
Yolo202002321800850600000503211
201900400056000066130292
Yuba2020002000026000102
20190000800000008
Sacramento
Subtotal
202022450935011742664118148323651736013,9281,525
2019211115123184431067754703151713132,403
Fresno2020259216204010200212200653122
2019030021751417884237531
Madera20200002000560520011066
2019000004200000244
Merced202003072000108005209397397
20190000000000000
San Joaquin202028440071021810024210245-216
201902081000168010825716461
Stanislaus202000002073020627110-56
2019002556200001010166
Tulare202045642471080402206532113
20192608180414240410248419
Valley
Subtotal
2020735525898562143320461680692321,988366
201921122117646216471621842525031,622
Napa20200000000000000-17
201900000000089017
Totals20201,0181,6641,0659562,1731,3791,4661,3121,5526741,2171,86916,345-1,997
20192,3619811,2861,4861,1791,6441,7011,4478342,0171,4321,97418,342

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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