Permits Time Series (2000 - 2017)
The greatest year-to-year increase in total number of permits issued occurred from 2003 to 2004 where New Building permits increased by 20% and Demolitions increased by 27%. This upward surge continued through 2005, but was followed by a six year period of decline. However, since 2013, New Building and Demolition permits have again steadily increased. In 2017 there was a 49% increase in New Building and Demolition permits since 2013 and an 8% increase from the previous year.