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How You Can Leverage Census Bureau’s New Building Permit Visualization Tool


Building permits are one of the earliest indicators of economic activity. For decades, building permit data has been available online in a very unusable, clunky format. The Census Bureau’s new visualization and extraction tool empowers users to engage this rich, sub county-level source of information about the critical first step in construction – the building permit. This webinar demonstrates how anyone – academic researchers, builders, contractors, mainstream media - can engage this tool to understand building permit trends across one or multiple markets.


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