February Building Permits Show Solid Growth (February 2020)

Metro-wide housing single family permits totaled 474 during February—the highest amount since October of last year and 240 more than February 2019, according to statistics compiled by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA). The year-to-date total of 830 is a 77% increase over the first two months of 2019. The increase in permit issuance continues to be spread across the 8 county metro region.

Click here for the February 2020 Residential Statistics Permit report.

Multi-family permit issuance has also been active during early 2020, with 819 units permitted.  Cities with large multi-family projects are Kansas City in both Clay and Jackson counties and Lenexa.

In single family activity, Kansas City, Mo. tops the most active city list with 133 permits issued, followed by Olathe with 96, Kansas City, Ks/Wyandotte County at 73, Belton at 68, Lee’s Summit with 63 and Overland Park with 51 single family permits.