United States Building Permits

Building permits in the United States rose by 5.3 percent month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 1,293 thousand in January 2017, revised figures showed. It compares with earlier estimates of a 4.6 percent increase and a rate of 1,285 thousand. Building Permits in the United States averaged 1356.96 Thousand from 1960 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2419 Thousand in December of 1972 and a record low of 513 Thousand in March of 2009.

United States Building Permits

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Building Permits refer to the approvals given by a local jurisdictions before the construction of a new or existing building can legally occur. Not all areas of the United States require a permit for construction. This page provides the latest reported value for – United States Building Permits – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Building Permits – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on February of 2017.