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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Building Permits ($ million)
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Analysis

PUBLISHED - Jan 10, 2019

In November 2018, Alberta municipalities issued $1.1 billion in building permits, a decrease of 17.1% from November 2017. Nationally, building permits increased 6.6% over the same time period. Residential permits decreased 16.6% year over year, while industrial increased by 7.6%, institutional and government decreased 41.1%, and commercial decreased by 10.4%, over November 2017.