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Construction Permits BlockPy Library

From the CORGIS Dataset Project

By Austin Cory Bart acbart@vt.edu
Version 2.0.0, created 4/2/2016
Tags: construction, permits, us, united states, america, government, buildings, private, units, valuation, housing

Overview

This dataset provides data on the number and valuation of new housing units authorized by building permits. Data are available monthly at the national, regional, divisional, and state level. The data are from the Building Permits Survey. The United States Code, Title 13, authorizes this survey, provides for voluntary responses, and provides an exception to confidentiality for public records.

https://www.census.gov/construction/bps/about_the_surveys/

Key Descriptions

Key List of... Comment Example Value
Name String $MISSING_FIELD "Mississippi"
Number of Permits.1 unit Integer $MISSING_FIELD 789
Number of Permits.2 units Integer $MISSING_FIELD 0
Number of Permits.3-4 units Integer $MISSING_FIELD 4
Number of Permits.5+ units Integer $MISSING_FIELD 82
Period.full String The full representation of the time period for this report. The format is "Year/month". "2003/06"
Period.month Integer $MISSING_FIELD 6
Period.month name String $MISSING_FIELD "June"
Period.year Integer $MISSING_FIELD 2003
Valuations.1 unit Integer $MISSING_FIELD 83156
Valuations.2 units Integer $MISSING_FIELD 0
Valuations.3-4 units Integer $MISSING_FIELD 146
Valuations.5+ units Integer $MISSING_FIELD 3169