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)
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TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Mar 8, 2019

In January 2019, Alberta municipalities issued $1.0 billion in building permits, a decrease of 7.0% from January 2018. Nationally, building permits decreased 0.1% over the same time period. Residential permits decreased 12.3% year over year, and institutional and governmental decreased 47.1%, while industrial increased by 17.6%, and commercial increased by 22.3%, over January 2018.