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2020-2021 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
Alameda202114411029217798161819300001,156414
2020106891086262771001380000742
Contra Costa202120525020124319113511518600001,526686
20201311646721721591231030000840
Marin2021189102022173412000014293
20207640115106000049
Monterey20211730335940265636000029786
202017231211262848460000211
San Benito20215226395282546215000038259
202047242214474444810000323
San Francisco20214414822235200008236
20201122036175000046
San Mateo2021487174102674639420000489229
202047121812314958330000260
Santa Clara202111114514918012613916216700001,179317
20201391361186641361351280000862
Santa Cruz20211210101414182711000011617
20201311137882415000099
Solano202110610873949912293620000757191
2020746371414410797690000566
Sonoma202166108100103661971171170000874155
202012310152619898111750000719
Bay Area
Subtotal
20217838719951,05282793879174300007,0002,283
202071563148723545672776769900004,717
El Dorado20214636584961667077000046379
202045422554436273400000384
Placer202125329836337741155635435100002,9631,461
20201821341731309620326931500001,502
Sacramento202122547240939444542325737200002,997873
202029634727911116330932129800002,124
Sutter20212161140561800006217
2020838053810000045
Yolo20212757534954582132000035121
202075322624117747380000330
Yuba2021224000000000026-150
20207137261000410000176
Sacramento
Subtotal
20215559038948739711,10870885000006,8622,301
202067759553732031865471874200004,561
Fresno202118628529847323035240212500002,351655
202030615610512914221632331900001,696
Madera2021705411794113164147840000843338
20201102819397358761020000505
Merced2021132941201963217148840000823217
202012128135643510077550000606
San Joaquin202114121428130129129130619900002,024568
20201261531018514532319932400001,456
Stanislaus202142468710133454469000046775
202040675832413968470000392
Tulare20211098711984631691021090000842-54
2020180528083701481681150000896
Valley
Subtotal
20216807801,0221,2497621,0381,14967000007,3501,799
202077458449843250688491196200005,551
Napa20212314344320282822000021286
202015372718189200000126
Totals20212,0412,5682,9453,2172,5703,1122,6762,285000021,4146,459
20202,1811,8471,5249941,2982,2832,4052,423000014,955

 

Multi-Family Permits** 

County: Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
to Date
YTD
Change
Alameda20211545660161924652527232100002,794699
202064301186275543623842800002,095
Contra Costa202121513431298433333550000923266
20202315323660118130000657
Marin202170001600000002323
20200000000000000
Monterey202103002803150000014815
2020047004933400000133
San Benito20210000000000000-8
20200000008000008
San Francisco20215258113272111379757800001,89435
20204904604633552642041900001,859
San Mateo202101931122503755120000416144
2020107202510601490000272
Santa Clara202129962876542742625731800002,346514
202082182182130016274335100001,832
Santa Cruz20213000000000003-5
20208000000000008
Solano202144000022000000026419
202002450000000000245
Sonoma2021101201032411123900000580472
202063400410000000108
Bay Area
Subtotal
20211,0783459831,9261,2971,5209581,28400009,3912,174
20207191,0434578471,3755011,31596000007,217
El Dorado20210000000000000-7
20202000050000007
Placer20210010012000000022-512
20204123445006098056000534
Sacramento202176028832462317402330001,304-414
20201814312311657599140900001,718
Sutter202100002000000022
20200000000000000
Yolo202160016110113900000227-276
202002321800850600000503
Yuba20210000000000000-4
20200020000020004
Sacramento
Subtotal
2021820298485863284302330001,555-1,211
20202245093501174266411801480002,766
Fresno2021002547791020000226-213
20202592162040102000000439
Madera20210000000000000-58
2020000200056000058
Merced20214000000000004-179
2020030720001080000183
San Joaquin20217121008212600000138-71
2020284400710218100000209
Stanislaus2021200045600000008041
2020000020730000039
Tulare20216224382400290000017755
2020456424710800000122
Valley
Subtotal
202193365082215925520000625-425
20207511225898562143320400001,050
Napa20210006000500001111
20200000000000000
Totals20211,2533811,3312,4991,5981,9401,0561,524000011,582549
20201,0181,6641,0659562,1731,3791,4661,312000011,033

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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