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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Analysis

PUBLISHED - Apr 17, 2019

In February 2019, Alberta municipalities issued $895.5 million in building permits, a decrease of 32.6% from February 2018. Nationally, building permits decreased 6.8% over the same time period. Residential permits decreased 30.8% year over year, and institutional and governmental decreased 57.5%. Industrial decreased by 67.0%, and commercial decreased by 7.9%, over February 2018.