Building Departments in Brewster, New York

There are 2 Building Departments in Brewster, New York, serving a population of 2,360 people in an area of 1 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 1,180 people, and 1 Building Department per square mile.

In New York, Brewster is ranked 74th of 2100 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 39th of 2100 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Brewster Building Departments

Find Brewster, New York building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Southeast Building Department 1 Main Street Brewster, NY

Southeast Town Zoning 67 Main Street Brewster, NY

About the Brewster Building Department

Building Departments in Brewster, NY 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 Brewster 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:
  • Brewster, New York building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Brewster building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Brewster, NY zoning laws and requirements

Brewster Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Brewster 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.

Brewster Residential Housing Units
 BrewsterPutnam County
Total Housing Units91238,605
Occupied Housing Units791 (86.7%)34,847 (90.3%)
Brewster Occupied Residential Buildings
 BrewsterPutnam County
Single-Family Detached Homes181 (22.9%)27,228 (78.1%)
Single-Family Attached Homes35 (4.4%)2,682 (7.7%)
2 Apartments142 (18.0%)1,394 (4.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments171 (21.6%)1,025 (2.9%)
5 to 9 Apartments82 (10.4%)906 (2.6%)
10 or More Apartments154 (19.5%)1,304 (3.7%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing26 (3.3%)308 (0.9%)
Brewster Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 BrewsterPutnam County
2014 or Later-150 (0.4%)
2010 to 2013-433 (1.2%)
2000 to 200968 (8.6%)2,765 (7.9%)
1980 to 1999143 (18.1%)8,478 (24.3%)
1960 to 1979208 (26.3%)10,614 (30.5%)
1940 to 1959120 (120.0%)6,957 (6,957.0%)
1939 or Earlier252 (31.9%)5,450 (15.6%)
Brewster Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 BrewsterPutnam County
1 Room88 (11.1%)350 (1.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms481 (60.8%)22,613 (64.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms380 (48.0%)9,186 (26.4%)
6 or 7 Rooms84 (10.6%)12,343 (35.4%)
8 or More Rooms56 (7.1%)10,385 (29.8%)
Brewster Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 BrewsterPutnam County
No Bedroom92 (11.6%)438 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom177 (22.4%)2,815 (8.1%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms481 (60.8%)22,613 (64.9%)
4 or More Bedrooms41 (5.2%)8,981 (25.8%)
Brewster Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 BrewsterPutnam County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities791 (100.0%)34,771 (99.8%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities771 (97.5%)34,681 (99.5%)