Building Departments in Montgomery County, Alabama

There are 4 Building Departments in Montgomery County, Alabama, serving a population of 227,120 people in an area of 785 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 56,780 people, and 1 Building Department per 196 square miles.

In Alabama, Montgomery County is ranked 13th of 67 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 4th of 67 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Montgomery County Building Departments

Find Montgomery County, Alabama building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Alabama Building Department 770 Washington Avenue Montgomery, AL

Alabama State Permits 1409 Coliseum Boulevard Montgomery, AL

Montgomery County Permits 100 South Lawrence Street Montgomery, AL

Montgomery Planning Department 649 Monroe Street Montgomery, AL

About the Montgomery County Building Department

Building Departments in Montgomery County, AL 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 Montgomery County 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:
  • Montgomery County, Alabama building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Montgomery County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Montgomery County, AL zoning laws and requirements

Montgomery County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Montgomery County 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.

Montgomery County Residential Housing Units
 Montgomery CountyAlabama
Total Housing Units104,3552,244,462
Occupied Housing Units89,835 (86.1%)1,860,269 (82.9%)
Montgomery County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Montgomery CountyAlabama
Single-Family Detached Homes64,377 (71.7%)1,318,605 (70.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes2,303 (2.6%)30,251 (1.6%)
2 Apartments1,227 (1.4%)37,623 (2.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments3,872 (4.3%)52,509 (2.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments7,368 (8.2%)78,374 (4.2%)
10 or More Apartments7,184 (8.0%)113,418 (6.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing3,504 (3.9%)229,489 (12.3%)
Montgomery County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Montgomery CountyAlabama
2014 or Later914 (1.0%)30,141 (1.6%)
2010 to 20132,861 (3.2%)70,948 (3.8%)
2000 to 200911,800 (13.1%)307,304 (16.5%)
1980 to 199928,727 (32.0%)618,734 (33.3%)
1960 to 197927,438 (30.5%)516,746 (27.8%)
1940 to 195913,131 (13,131.0%)226,374 (226,374.0%)
1939 or Earlier4,964 (5.5%)90,022 (4.8%)
Montgomery County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Montgomery CountyAlabama
1 Room670 (0.7%)18,357 (1.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms60,900 (67.8%)1,341,593 (72.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms29,789 (33.2%)644,541 (34.6%)
6 or 7 Rooms33,448 (37.2%)670,416 (36.0%)
8 or More Rooms18,614 (20.7%)409,561 (22.0%)
Montgomery County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Montgomery CountyAlabama
No Bedroom696 (0.8%)19,884 (1.1%)
1 Bedroom6,790 (7.6%)105,813 (5.7%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms60,900 (67.8%)1,341,593 (72.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms21,449 (23.9%)392,979 (21.1%)
Montgomery County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Montgomery CountyAlabama
With Complete Plumbing Facilities89,333 (99.4%)1,853,472 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities89,237 (99.3%)1,848,444 (99.4%)