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)
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Nov 12, 2019

In September 2019, Alberta municipalities issued $1.04 billion in building permits, an increase of 5.4% from September 2018. Nationally, building permits increased by 2.1% over the same time period. In Alberta, residential permits increased by 17.9% and industrial permits increased 25.0%. Commercial permits had the largest decline at -18.2%.