Building Departments in Anniston, Alabama

There are 2 Building Departments in Anniston, Alabama, serving a population of 22,097 people in an area of 46 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 11,048 people, and 1 Building Department per 22 square miles.

In Alabama, Anniston is ranked 14th of 776 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 21st of 776 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Anniston Building Departments

Find Anniston, Alabama building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Anniston Building Department, Planning and Zoning 1128 Gurnee Avenue Anniston, AL

Anniston Permits 1018 Noble Street Anniston, AL

About the Anniston Building Department

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

Anniston Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Anniston Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, 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, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Anniston Residential Housing Units
 AnnistonAlabama
Total Housing Units11,8572,231,126
Occupied Housing Units9,585 (80.8%)1,856,695 (83.2%)
Anniston Occupied Residential Buildings
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Single-Family Detached Homes7,072 (73.8%)1,314,735 (70.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes253 (2.6%)30,066 (1.6%)
2 Apartments316 (3.3%)37,112 (2.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments488 (5.1%)52,453 (2.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments725 (7.6%)78,262 (4.2%)
10 or More Apartments612 (6.4%)112,518 (6.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing119 (1.2%)231,549 (12.5%)
Anniston Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
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2014 or Later-16,697 (0.9%)
2010 to 201316 (0.2%)65,238 (3.5%)
2000 to 2009618 (6.4%)309,362 (16.7%)
1980 to 19991,719 (17.9%)623,897 (33.6%)
1960 to 19793,386 (35.3%)520,770 (28.0%)
1940 to 19592,886 (30.1%)229,024 (12.3%)
1939 or Earlier960 (10.0%)91,707 (4.9%)
Anniston Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
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1 Room52 (0.5%)17,634 (0.9%)
2 or 3 Rooms717 (7.5%)116,507 (6.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms3,507 (36.6%)649,372 (35.0%)
6 or 7 Rooms3,129 (32.6%)671,813 (36.2%)
8 or More Rooms2,180 (22.7%)401,369 (21.6%)
Anniston Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
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No Bedroom60 (0.6%)18,907 (1.0%)
1 Bedroom611 (6.4%)104,479 (5.6%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms7,151 (74.6%)1,348,415 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,763 (18.4%)384,894 (20.7%)
Anniston Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
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With Complete Plumbing Facilities9,532 (99.4%)1,850,177 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities9,473 (98.8%)1,844,990 (99.4%)