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 Permits Top 400 in October (October 2018)

Posted on November 20, 2018

KANSAS CITY, MO – Local cities and counties permitted 447 single family units in October, an increase of 110 from September.  The 2018 year-to-date total of 4,932 is higher than similar periods since the recession, with th...

Permits Dip in September (September 2018)

Posted on October 19, 2018

Local cities and counties permitted 337 single family units in September, a decrease of 177 from both the prior month of August and from September of 2017.  With a year-to-date total of 4,485 permits, 2018’s activity is no...

Permit Activity Holds Steady in 2018 (August 2018)

Posted on October 3, 2018

Residential permits issued in August increased both from July 2018 and from August of last year.  The 513 single family units permitted during the month brings the year-to-date total to 4,107 which is nearly unchanged from t...

KC, MO Tops List of Most Permits Issued in 2018 So Far (July 2018)

Posted on September 19, 2018

Permit issuance slowed in July, but with 485 single family units permitted during the month, the year-to-date total of 3,594 is within 2 percent of 2017’s first seven months, according to the Home Builders Association of Gr...

2018 Permit Numbers In Line with 2017 Activity Level (June 2018)

Posted on July 24, 2018

With 577 single family units permitted during June, the year-to-date total of 3,109 is now just 1 percent lower than the same time period in 2017, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) mo...

Permit Numbers Pick Up in May (May 2018)

Posted on June 20, 2018

With 594 single family units permitted during May, the year-to-date total of 2,527 is now just 2% lower than the same time period in 2017. Click here for the May 2018 Residential Permit Stat report. “Recent Census Bur...

Extended Winter Weather Slows Permits (April 2018)

Posted on May 17, 2018

KANSAS CITY, MO – Residential permits issued during the first four months of 2018 have slowed slightly compared to the same period during 2017.  The 1,933 single family units permitted through April 2018 are a decrease of ...

First Quarter Permit Activity Slowed Slightly from Q1 2017 (March 2018)

Posted on May 17, 2018

Residential permits issued during the first quarter of 2018 have slowed slightly compared to the same period during 2017.  The 1,432 single family units permitted through March 2018 are a decrease of 5 percent from the level...

Permit Activity Focused in New Developments (February 2018)

Posted on April 12, 2018

With 876 residential units permitted in the first two months of 2018, the metro area activity has slowed slightly compared to 2017.  The first two months of 2017 saw 934 units permitted, which was 6% higher than the current ...

Permit Activity Slows During January 2018

Posted on March 7, 2018

Compared to the large increase in the number of home-building permits pulled overall during 2017, 2018 is starting a bit slower. January 2018 shows a 9 percent decrease in the number of permits pulled compared to January 2017...