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 Jordynn Webster,

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.



November Home Permits Relatively Strong in Jackson and Johnson Counties

Posted on December 19, 2011

Jackson County in Missouri and Johnson County in Kansas continue to lead building permit activity and carry positive numbers for the year to date 2011over 2010, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas Cit...

October Home Building Activity Maintains Steady Pace

Posted on December 6, 2011

October permit activity remained steady for the year, posting the seventh consecutive month of 200-plus single-family permits in the metropolitan region.  According to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s...

September Permit Activity Up for KC Metro Area

Posted on November 3, 2011

Single family and multi-family permits in the Greater Kansas City area increased at the end of the third quarter with 226 total units posted according to the September 2011 report of the Home Builders Association of Greater K...

August Year to Date Permits Up Over Last Year Due to Multi-Family

Posted on November 1, 2011

Single and multi-family building permit activity combined to surpass 2010 by just over 11% with 352 total units, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City. August’s 204 single family permits mirrored...

July Residential Building Permits Continue Holding Pattern

Posted on October 10, 2011

Single family building permit activity posted its third consecutive month of improvement over 2010, but July edged downward compared to June, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City.  July’s decli...