Building Departments in Morgan County, Alabama

There are 2 Building Departments in Morgan County, Alabama, serving a population of 119,157 people in an area of 580 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 59,578 people, and 1 Building Department per 289 square miles.

In Alabama, Morgan County is ranked 16th of 67 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 8th of 67 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Morgan County Building Departments

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

Decatur City Building Department 402 Lee Street Northeast Decatur, AL

Hartselle County Planning Department 200 Sparkman Street Northwest Hartselle, AL

About the Morgan County Building Department

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

Morgan County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Morgan 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.

Morgan County Residential Housing Units
 Morgan CountyAlabama
Total Housing Units51,9512,244,462
Occupied Housing Units45,646 (87.9%)1,860,269 (82.9%)
Morgan County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Morgan CountyAlabama
Single-Family Detached Homes33,074 (72.5%)1,318,605 (70.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes1,210 (2.7%)30,251 (1.6%)
2 Apartments519 (1.1%)37,623 (2.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,533 (3.4%)52,509 (2.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,127 (4.7%)78,374 (4.2%)
10 or More Apartments2,286 (5.0%)113,418 (6.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing4,897 (10.7%)229,489 (12.3%)
Morgan County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Morgan CountyAlabama
2014 or Later596 (1.3%)30,141 (1.6%)
2010 to 20131,043 (2.3%)70,948 (3.8%)
2000 to 20096,514 (14.3%)307,304 (16.5%)
1980 to 199915,430 (33.8%)618,734 (33.3%)
1960 to 197915,287 (33.5%)516,746 (27.8%)
1940 to 19594,851 (4,851.0%)226,374 (226,374.0%)
1939 or Earlier1,925 (4.2%)90,022 (4.8%)
Morgan County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Morgan CountyAlabama
1 Room762 (1.7%)18,357 (1.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms34,349 (75.3%)1,341,593 (72.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms15,531 (34.0%)644,541 (34.6%)
6 or 7 Rooms17,177 (37.6%)670,416 (36.0%)
8 or More Rooms10,062 (22.0%)409,561 (22.0%)
Morgan County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Morgan CountyAlabama
No Bedroom767 (1.7%)19,884 (1.1%)
1 Bedroom2,341 (5.1%)105,813 (5.7%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms34,349 (75.3%)1,341,593 (72.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms8,189 (17.9%)392,979 (21.1%)
Morgan County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Morgan CountyAlabama
With Complete Plumbing Facilities45,597 (99.9%)1,853,472 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities45,416 (99.5%)1,848,444 (99.4%)