Building Departments in Beckley, West Virginia

There are 2 Building Departments in Beckley, West Virginia, serving a population of 16,963 people in an area of 10 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 8,481 people, and 1 Building Department per 4 square miles.

In West Virginia, Beckley is ranked 25th of 1046 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 20th of 1046 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Beckley Building Departments

Find Beckley, West Virginia building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Beckley Zoning 203 South Eisenhower Drive Beckley, WV

Raleigh County Building Department 203 South Eisenhower Drive Beckley, WV

About the Beckley Building Department

Building Departments in Beckley, WV 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 Beckley 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:
  • Beckley, West Virginia building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Beckley building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Beckley, WV zoning laws and requirements

Beckley Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Beckley 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.

Beckley Residential Housing Units
 BeckleyRaleigh County
Total Housing Units8,38336,181
Occupied Housing Units7,297 (87.0%)31,119 (86.0%)
Beckley Occupied Residential Buildings
 BeckleyRaleigh County
Single-Family Detached Homes5,587 (76.6%)23,294 (74.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes130 (1.8%)606 (1.9%)
2 Apartments249 (3.4%)523 (1.7%)
3 or 4 Apartments305 (4.2%)701 (2.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments344 (4.7%)779 (2.5%)
10 or More Apartments607 (8.3%)720 (2.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing75 (1.0%)4,496 (14.4%)
Beckley Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 BeckleyRaleigh County
2014 or Later18 (0.2%)211 (0.7%)
2010 to 201373 (1.0%)681 (2.2%)
2000 to 2009219 (3.0%)2,787 (9.0%)
1980 to 19991,153 (15.8%)8,462 (27.2%)
1960 to 19792,243 (30.7%)9,160 (29.4%)
1940 to 19592,262 (2,262.0%)6,369 (6,369.0%)
1939 or Earlier1,329 (18.2%)3,449 (11.1%)
Beckley Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 BeckleyRaleigh County
1 Room107 (1.5%)205 (0.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms4,987 (68.3%)24,136 (77.6%)
4 or 5 Rooms2,501 (34.3%)12,020 (38.6%)
6 or 7 Rooms2,266 (31.1%)11,856 (38.1%)
8 or More Rooms1,754 (24.0%)5,690 (18.3%)
Beckley Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 BeckleyRaleigh County
No Bedroom107 (1.5%)208 (0.7%)
1 Bedroom733 (10.0%)1,440 (4.6%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms4,987 (68.3%)24,136 (77.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,470 (20.1%)5,335 (17.1%)
Beckley Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 BeckleyRaleigh County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities7,249 (99.3%)31,011 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities7,225 (99.0%)30,967 (99.5%)