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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
Alameda202115211029217798161819385751251031,552399
2020106891086262771001387516095811,153
Contra Costa20212092522042431911351151861711991451782,228703
20201311646721721591231031512051681611,525
Marin202118910202217341214293015230134
20207640115106127151396
Monterey2021173033594026563648513433463102
2020172312112628484666262434361
San Benito2021522639528254621521102716456-83
2020472422144744448160373584539
San Francisco20214414822235249301013572
20201122036175458063
San Mateo20214871741006746394269464134677129
20204712181231495833508611042548
Santa Clara20211111451491801261391621671001831431721,777448
20201391361186641361351281121111321121,329
Santa Cruz202113101014142032121943152823079
202013111378824151119913151
Solano2021106108739499122936228313846900-81
202074637141441079769160728598981
Sonoma2021711081011036719711711791671151011,255217
202012310152619898111758174109551,038
Bay Area
Subtotal
20218018739991,0508289407967446507437437369,9032,117
20207156314872354567277676997828027906957,786
El Dorado202146365849616670758353366469748
2020454225544362734069962872649
Placer20212532983633774115563543512903622413204,1761,624
2020182134173130962032693153462392292362,552
Sacramento20212254724093944454232573722393253482964,205617
20202963472791111633093212983603892614543,588
Sutter202121611405618036172-15
202083805381019155387
Yolo2021276453495458213239202530472-67
2020753226241177473853801957539
Yuba202122400000034764638220-106
20207137261000414266420326
Sacramento
Subtotal
20215559108948739711,1087088486858397027499,8422,131
20206775955373203186547187428898555848227,711
Fresno20211862852984732303524021251552771461503,079332
20203061561051291422163233192632561733592,747
Madera202170541179411316414784727474601,123403
202011028193973587610258682861720
Merced20211329412019632171488414370491051,19046
202012128135643510077551891191251051,144
San Joaquin20211342922813012913113082133452322017153,624781
2020126153101851453231993242753696081352,843
Stanislaus2021426187101334954693547444666822
2020406758324139684777504582646
Tulare20211098711984631691021098791551761,251-98
2020180528083701481681158496841891,349
Valley
Subtotal
20216738731,0221,2497621,0621,1616848377915691,25210,9351,486
20207745844984325068849119629469581,0639319,449
Napa202123143445202828223328242332295
2020153727181892015233231227
Totals20212,0522,6702,9493,2172,5813,1382,6932,2982,2052,4012,0382,76031,0025,799
20202,1811,8471,5249941,2982,2832,4052,4232,6322,6682,4692,47925,203

 

Multi-Family Permits** 

County: Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
to Date
YTD
Change
Alameda2021154566016192465252723211593831746034,1131,503
202064301186275543623842824557801332,610
Contra Costa2021215134312984333335541321992481,695452
2020231532366011813032520341,243
Marin202170001600000002320
20200000000000033
Monterey2021030028031501291900296101
202004700493340323000195
San Benito20210000000000000-8
20200000008000008
San Francisco202152581132721113797578181344782292,816689
202049046046335526420419784101492,127
San Mateo2021019311225037551215314247614175
20201072025106014912223310439
Santa Clara202129962876542742625731827152275893,141898
2020821821821300162743351401021241452,243
Santa Cruz20211500000000000157
20208000000000008
Solano20214400002200028100347-369
20200245000000000471716
Sonoma2021101201032411123904473782581,267489
202063400410009626521891778
Bay Area
Subtotal
20211,0903459831,9261,2971,5209581,2841,1089091,1731,73414,3273,957
20207191,0434578471,3755011,3159606135299751,03610,370
El Dorado20210000000000000-7
20202000050000007
Placer2021001001200003212066-474
20204123445006098560240540
Sacramento202176028832462317423382661485402,266-602
202018143123116575991490317631696012,868
Sutter202100002000032003434
20200000000000000
Yolo20216001611011390285026053835
202002321800850600000503
Yuba20210000000000044-6
202000200002600010
Sacramento
Subtotal
202182029848586328432332933301865442,908-1,020
202022450935011742664118148323651736013,928
Fresno20210025477914201510336384-269
2020259216204010200212200653
Madera2021000000000034034-76
202000020005605200110
Merced20214000000000004-393
202003072000108005209397
San Joaquin2021412100821510122290176-69
202028440071021810024210245
Stanislaus20212000456000000080-30
202000002073020627110
Tulare2021622438240029008248271-261
202045642471080402206532
Valley
Subtotal
202190365082215106342111917044949-1,098
20207511225898562143320461680692322,047
Napa202100060005075008686
20200000000000000
Totals20211,2623811,3312,5191,5981,9541,0351,5241,4021,4331,5292,32218,2901,945
20201,0181,6641,0659562,1731,3791,4661,3121,5526741,2171,86916,345

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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