California Building Permits

California New Residential Construction Building Permits

California building permits average per year since 2001 is 110,805. In 2004, there was a high number of building permits with 206,644 and a low number of building permits in 2009 of 33,097. 53.91% of the building permits are for All Multifamily housing units in 2012.

2014 California Building Permits Issued Heat Map

California Building Permits Issued By Year Details

Year All Permits Single Family 2-Unit
Multi-Family
3 & 4 Unit
Multi-Family
5+ Unit
Multi-Family
2014 81,486 37,553 982 1,244 41,707
2013 80,742 37,034 1,202 1,239 41,267
2012 56,894 26,841 956 1,083 28,014
2011 43,911 20,861 564 680 21,806
2010 41,565 24,055 632 1,044 15,834
2009 33,097 23,876 662 694 7,865
2008 60,225 30,661 1,176 1,322 27,066
2007 104,452 64,300 2,074 2,777 35,301
2006 152,675 101,426 2,474 3,769 45,006
2005 194,808 145,360 2,598 4,457 42,393
2004 206,644 149,468 2,352 5,083 49,741
2003 191,053 139,093 2,210 3,662 46,088
2002 158,284 121,765 1,486 2,515 32,518
2001 145,436 106,365 1,286 2,575 35,210

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