Form Number: C-404 OMB No.: 0607-0094 Approval Expires: 09/30/2024

Building Permits Survey

U.S. Census Bureau
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Welcome to the Report of Building or Zoning Permits
Issued for New Privately-Owned Housing Units

Title 13, United States Code, Sections 131 and 182, authorizes the Census Bureau to conduct this collection and to request your voluntary assistance. These data are subject to provisions of Title 13, United States Code, Section 9(b) exempting data that are customarily provided in public records from rules of confidentiality.

This collection has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The eight-digit OMB approval number is 0607-0094 and appears at the upper right of this screen. Without this approval, we could not conduct this survey.


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  • Username and Password are case sensitive and appear on the most recent C-404 Form you received.
  • If you have questions or comments regarding this report, please call 1-800-845-8244.
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