Ashe County Planning Department

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Ashe County Planning Department Contact Information

View Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Ashe County Planning Department, a Building Department, at Government Circle, Jefferson NC.

Ashe County Planning Department
150 Government Circle
Jefferson, North Carolina, 28640
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Ashe County Planning Department

The Ashe County Planning Department, located in Jefferson, North Carolina, ensures the construction of safe buildings, primarily through the development and enforcement of building codes. The Building Department establishes building codes and standards for the construction of buildings and addresses virtually all aspects of construction, including design requirements, building materials, parking, resistance to natural disasters, and trades such as electric and plumbing.

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  • Ashe County building codes and ordinances
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Ashe County, North Carolina
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Ashe County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Ashe County 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.

Ashe County Residential Housing Units
 Ashe CountyNorth Carolina
Total Housing Units17,5784,521,697
Occupied Housing Units11,995 (68.2%)3,874,346 (85.7%)
Ashe County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Ashe CountyNorth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes8,136 (67.8%)2,564,031 (66.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes150 (1.3%)163,294 (4.2%)
2 Apartments293 (2.4%)75,522 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments57 (0.5%)105,369 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments121 (1.0%)164,819 (4.3%)
10 or More Apartments255 (2.1%)315,258 (8.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing2,983 (24.9%)486,053 (12.5%)
Ashe County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Ashe CountyNorth Carolina
2014 or Later67 (0.6%)46,080 (1.2%)
2010 to 2013298 (2.5%)141,392 (3.6%)
2000 to 20092,124 (17.7%)802,896 (20.7%)
1980 to 19993,656 (30.5%)1,403,456 (36.2%)
1960 to 19793,454 (28.8%)885,693 (22.9%)
1940 to 19591,447 (12.1%)403,933 (10.4%)
1939 or Earlier949 (7.9%)190,896 (4.9%)
Ashe County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Ashe CountyNorth Carolina
1 Room57 (0.5%)47,603 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms750 (6.3%)306,266 (7.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms4,731 (39.4%)1,477,508 (38.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms4,103 (34.2%)1,236,163 (31.9%)
8 or More Rooms2,354 (19.6%)806,806 (20.8%)
Ashe County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Ashe CountyNorth Carolina
No Bedroom104 (0.9%)50,513 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom373 (3.1%)247,436 (6.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms9,559 (79.7%)2,813,482 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,959 (16.3%)762,915 (19.7%)
Ashe County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Ashe CountyNorth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities11,991 (100.0%)3,862,027 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities11,960 (99.7%)3,852,011 (99.4%)