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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
Alameda2021144110292177980000000821394
20201068910862620000000427
Contra Costa202120525020124318100000001,080625
20201311646721720000000455
Marin202118910202200000007961
202076401000000018
Monterey20211730335940000000017990
20201723121126000000089
San Benito20215226395282000000025197
202047242214470000000154
San Francisco2021441482200000005234
2020112203000000018
San Mateo2021487174102670000000362242
202047121812310000000120
Santa Clara20211111451491801260000000711248
20201391361186640000000463
Santa Cruz202112101014140000000608
202013111378000000052
Solano20211061087394990000000480187
202074637141440000000293
Sonoma2021661081001036600000004438
20201231015261980000000435
Bay Area
Subtotal
20217838719951,05281700000004,5181,994
202071563148723545600000002,524
El Dorado20214636584961000000025041
202045422554430000000209
Placer202125329836337741100000001,702987
2020182134173130960000000715
Sacramento202122547240939444500000001,945749
202029634727911116300000001,196
Sutter202121611400000000339
202083805000000024
Yolo20212757534954000000024072
202075322624110000000168
Yuba2021224000000000026-109
2020713726100000000135
Sacramento
Subtotal
202155590389487397100000004,1961,749
202067759553732031800000002,447
Fresno202118628529847323000000001,472634
20203061561051291420000000838
Madera20217054117941130000000448179
2020110281939730000000269
Merced202113294120196320000000574200
20201212813564350000000374
San Joaquin202114121428130129100000001,228618
2020126153101851450000000610
Stanislaus202142468710133000000030971
202040675832410000000238
Tulare20211098711984630000000462-3
2020180528083700000000465
Valley
Subtotal
20216807801,0221,24976200000004,4931,699
202077458449843250600000002,794
Napa20212314344320000000013455
202015372718000000079
Totals20212,0412,5682,9453,2172,570000000013,3415,497
20202,1811,8471,5249941,29800000007,844

 

Multi-Family Permits** 

County: Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
to Date
YTD
Change
Alameda20211545660161924600000001,676283
2020643011862755400000001,393
Contra Costa202121513431298430000000802276
20202315323660000000526
Marin202170001600000002323
20200000000000000
Monterey20210300280000000011216
20200470049000000096
San Benito202100000000000000
20200000000000000
San Francisco202152581132721100000001,082-290
202049046046335500000001,372
San Mateo202101931122500000000312195
20201072025100000000117
Santa Clara202129962876542700000001,345769
20208218218213000000000576
Santa Cruz20213000000000003-5
20208000000000008
Solano2021440000000000044-201
202002450000000000245
Sonoma202110120103240000000230122
202063400410000000108
Bay Area
Subtotal
20211,0783459831,9261,29700000005,6291,188
20207191,0434578471,37500000004,441
El Dorado20210000000000000-2
20202000000000002
Placer20210010012000000022-298
20204123445000000000320
Sacramento2021760288324620000000750-265
2020181431231165700000001,015
Sutter202100002000000022
20200000000000000
Yolo2021600161100000000177-320
202002321800850000000497
Yuba20210000000000000-2
20200020000000002
Sacramento
Subtotal
2021820298485860000000951-885
20202245093501174200000001,836
Fresno202100254770000000133-204
202025921620400000000337
Madera20210000000000000-2
20200002000000002
Merced20214000000000004-71
2020030720000000075
San Joaquin2021712102382000000013455
20202844007000000079
Stanislaus2021200045600000008078
20200000200000002
Tulare2021622438240000000014844
202045642470000000104
Valley
Subtotal
20219336501052150000000499-100
20207511225898560000000599
Napa202100060000000066
20200000000000000
Totals20211,2533811,3312,5221,59800000007,085209
20201,0181,6641,0659562,17300000006,876

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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