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Hamilton’s Building Permits

Detailed updates on the value of building permits issued in Hamilton

Current and Historic Building Permit Values

City of Hamilton

As of the end of October 2022, the City of Hamilton reported building permit values of approximately $1,633,942,189.
2022’s year to date values are currently 76.8% of 2021’s record breaking permit values and 118.1% of 2020’s permit values.

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Current and Historic Building Permit Values
Year2017 Annual2018 Annual2019 Annual2020 Annual2021 AnnualJan – Oct 2022
Dollars ($)136414541812647571291408521764138348056421281663921633942189

Source: City of Hamilton

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Building Permit Values to Date

City of Hamilton

Historical January to October data show that 2022 permit values are 84.7% of those seen in 2021’s record breaking year. Values in 2022 are exceeding the first ten months of 2020’s permit values by 48.3% and the first ten months of 2019’s building permit values by 29.2%

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Building Permit Values to Date
Jan-Oct 2018 Jan-Oct 2019Jan-Oct 2020Jan-Oct 2021Jan-Oct 2022
Dollars ($)11292778931264559963110179361319280268811633942189

Source: City of Hamilton

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Sectoral Building Permits to Date

City of Hamilton

The combined industrial and commercial building permit values for January to October of 2022 are approximately $249,081,747. This number is anticipated to increase as there are a number of additional industrial and commercial permits expected to be approved in Q4 of 2022.

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Sectoral Building Permits to Date
IndustrialCommercial
Jan – Oct 2022 Dollars ($)16440674584675002

Source; City of Hamilton

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