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The Monthly Building Permit Report provides frequent and up-to-date information on construction trends in Edmonton, based on building permits issued by the City of Edmonton.

The report also shows year-to-date values and provides a comparison to the previous year and the five-year average.

Construction values represent the estimated construction value of issued building permits and are not actual construction starts. Values for the Edmonton region include all surrounding cities, towns, and villages, as defined and reported by Statistics Canada.

April 2018 Monthly Building Permits

April 2018 Building Permit Values Graphic

Total construction value for April 2018: $349 million

  • Change from April 2017: +1%
  • Change from 5-year monthly average: +10%
  • Change from previous month: -20%

Total year-to-date construction value: $1,277 million

  • Change from 2017 YTD:  +12%
  • Change from 5-year YTD average: -7%

March 2018 Monthly Building Permits

March 2018 Building Permit Values Graphic

Total construction value for March 2018: $435 million

  • Change from March 2017: +43%
  • Change from 5-year monthly average: +7%
  • Change from previous month: +100%

Total year-to-date construction value: $928 million

  • Change from 2016 YTD:  +17%
  • Change from 5-year YTD average: -12%

Please refer to General Building Permits on Open Data for more detailed information.

Annual Permit Values

The 2017 annual building permit summary includes comparisons to 2016 figures and five-year averages, and lists building permit approvals greater than $10 million in value.

The 2016 annual building permit summary includes comparisons to 2015 figures and five-year averages, and lists building permit approvals greater than $10 million in value.

The 2015 annual building permit summary includes comparisons to 2014 figures and five-year averages, and lists building permit approvals greater than $10 million in value.

Building Permit Reports Issued in 2018

Building reports include the number of building permits issued, residential units and construction values (sorted by commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and miscellaneous construction).

April Data

March Data

February Data

January Data

Building Permit Reports Issued in 2017

Building reports include the number of building permits issued, residential units and construction values (sorted by commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and miscellaneous construction).

December Data

November Data

October Data

September Data

August Data

July Data

June Data

May Summary
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April Summary
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March Summary
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February Summary
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January Summary
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For More Information

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