Building Permits

The value of construction intentions for buildings in the non-residential and residential sectors. The data are obtained from a monthly survey of Canadian municipalities.

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Building Permits ($ million)

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Building Permits ($ million)
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Feb 8, 2018

In December 2017, Alberta municipalities issued $1.13 billion in building permits, an increase of 35.6% from December 2016. Nationally, building permits increased 11.5% over the same time period. In Alberta, all permit types except institutional (-47.8%) were up, with residential permits (+62.7%) seeing the largest increase. In 2017, Alberta municipalities issued $13.6 billion in building permits, down 3.9% from 2016.