Permits Time Series (2000 - 2018)
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. While in 2018 there was a slight decrease in New Building and Demolition permits since the previous year, there has been a 44% increase in these type of permits since 2013.