Permit Reports

 

residential-building-permitFind out who is building and where with the HBA’s monthly residential permit reports. The HBA gathers this highly relevant data thanks to a unique relationship with the permit departments in the eight counties and seventy cities that comprise the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area. Every month the HBA provides this valuable information in a variety of reports that are available to members of the HBA by subscription. To learn more about permit subscriptions contact Marcia Jurgens, Marcia@kchba.org.

In addition, the HBA issues a news release with the Residential Building Permit Statistical Report to the public. View the most recent Statistical Report by clicking the button below.

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Single-Family Permit Numbers Down Slightly in August (August 2019)

Posted on September 30, 2019

The number of single-family housing permits issued in August in the Kansas City metro stayed about the same as July, according to the monthly Residential Building Permit Statistics report compiled by the Home Builders Associa...

Local New Home Permit Numbers Rebound in July (July 2019)

Posted on August 23, 2019

Metro-wide housing starts jumped up in July, according to statistics compiled by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA). The organization reported a seasonally adjusted total of 471 single-family homes p...

2019 Permit Numbers Continue to Lag 2018 Activity Level (June 2019)

Posted on July 26, 2019

With 387 single-family units permitted during June, the year-to-date total of 2,013 is now 35 percent lower than the same time period in 2018, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthl...

Residential Permitting Activity Decreases in Metro Area (May 2019)

Posted on June 20, 2019

In May, 391 single-family permits were issued for a total of 1,633 single-family permits year-to-date in 2019, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthly Residential Building Permit St...

Residential Permitting Gains Ground but still Lagging 2018 (April 2019)

Posted on May 29, 2019

Last month, 414 single-family permits were issued for a total of 1,242 single-family permits year-to-date in 2019, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthly Residential Building Permi...

First Quarter Permit Activity Keeps Pace with Q1 2018 (March 2019)

Posted on May 1, 2019

Residential permit growth for the first quarter of 2019 has maintained a pace similar to the first quarter of 2018, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthly Residential Building Perm...

2019 Permit Activity Higher Than 2018 (February 2019)

Posted on April 3, 2019

With 1,184 residential units permitted in the first two months of 2019, the metro area activity has increased compared to 2018. The first two months of 2018 saw 876 units permitted, which is 26 percent lower than the current ...

Permit Activity Picks Ups During January 2019

Posted on April 3, 2019

Building activity appears to be increasing in the KC metro with 643 residential building permits issued in January 2019. January’s number is up 120 percent from December 2018 (292 permits) and up 55 from January 2018 (416 p...

2018 Permit Activity Slows From Prior Year (December 2018)

Posted on February 6, 2019

Local cities and counties permitted a total of 630 single family units in November and December.  The 2018 year-to-date total of 5,673 is an 8% decrease from 2017’s total, but returns to the 2016 level of permit activity, ...

Permitting Slows in November (November 2018)

Posted on January 11, 2019

Local builders pulled permits for 347 single family units during November, bringing the year-to-date total to 5,322.  While this is a decrease of 7% from the same period in 2017, it is an increase from other years since the ...