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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Analysis

PUBLISHED - Sep 13, 2019

In July 2019, Alberta municipalities issued $942.9 million in building permits, a decrease of 12.2% from July 2018. Nationally, building permits increased by 0.7% over the same time period. In Alberta, Institutional and governmental permits increased by 50.8%, while all other permit types declined, with Industrial permits seeing the largest decline at -35.5%.