Building Departments in Sitka City and Borough, Alaska

There are 2 Building Departments in Sitka City and Borough, Alaska, serving a population of 8,810 people in an area of 2,870 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 4,405 people, and 1 Building Department per 1,434 square miles.

In Alaska, Sitka City and Borough is ranked 1st of 29 boroughs and census areas in Building Departments per capita, and 2nd of 29 boroughs and census areas in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Sitka City and Borough Building Departments

Find Sitka City and Borough, Alaska building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Sitka Building Department 100 Lincoln Street Sitka, AK

Sitka City Zoning 100 Lincoln Street Sitka, AK

About the Sitka City and Borough Building Department

Building Departments in Sitka City and Borough, AK are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Sitka City and Borough DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Sitka City and Borough, Alaska building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Sitka City and Borough building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Sitka City and Borough, AK zoning laws and requirements

Sitka City and Borough Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Sitka City and Borough Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Sitka City and Borough Residential Housing Units
 Sitka City and BoroughAlaska
Total Housing Units4,199315,386
Occupied Housing Units3,561 (84.8%)253,462 (80.4%)
Sitka City and Borough Occupied Residential Buildings
 Sitka City and BoroughAlaska
Single-Family Detached Homes1,690 (47.5%)155,720 (61.4%)
Single-Family Attached Homes181 (5.1%)21,278 (8.4%)
2 Apartments498 (14.0%)13,675 (5.4%)
3 or 4 Apartments442 (12.4%)19,076 (7.5%)
5 to 9 Apartments221 (6.2%)11,888 (4.7%)
10 or More Apartments194 (5.4%)20,004 (7.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing335 (9.4%)11,821 (4.7%)
Sitka City and Borough Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Sitka City and BoroughAlaska
2014 or Later19 (0.5%)2,447 (1.0%)
2010 to 201348 (1.3%)7,750 (3.1%)
2000 to 2009383 (10.8%)41,555 (16.4%)
1980 to 19991,216 (34.1%)99,949 (39.4%)
1960 to 19791,405 (39.5%)82,374 (32.5%)
1940 to 1959284 (284.0%)15,762 (15,762.0%)
1939 or Earlier206 (5.8%)3,625 (1.4%)
Sitka City and Borough Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Sitka City and BoroughAlaska
1 Room170 (4.8%)6,875 (2.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms2,391 (67.1%)162,949 (64.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms1,349 (37.9%)98,162 (38.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms817 (22.9%)63,032 (24.9%)
8 or More Rooms549 (15.4%)41,820 (16.5%)
Sitka City and Borough Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Sitka City and BoroughAlaska
No Bedroom170 (4.8%)7,604 (3.0%)
1 Bedroom442 (12.4%)28,709 (11.3%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms2,391 (67.1%)162,949 (64.3%)
4 or More Bedrooms558 (15.7%)54,200 (21.4%)
Sitka City and Borough Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Sitka City and BoroughAlaska
With Complete Plumbing Facilities3,512 (98.6%)243,032 (95.9%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities3,463 (97.2%)245,180 (96.7%)