Cary Planning Department in Cary, North Carolina

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Cary Planning Department Contact Information

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Cary Planning Department
316 North Academy Street
Cary, North Carolina, 27513

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About the Cary Planning Department

The Cary Planning Department, located in Cary, 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.

You may contact the Department of Buildings for questions about:
  • Wake County building codes and ordinances
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  • Wake County building violations, appeals, complaints, and fines
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Wake County, North Carolina
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Cary Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Cary 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.

Cary Residential Housing Units
 CaryWake County
Total Housing Units63,008411,632
Occupied Housing Units60,263 (95.6%)381,971 (92.8%)
Cary Occupied Residential Buildings
 CaryWake County
Single-Family Detached Homes37,801 (62.7%)235,886 (61.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes7,770 (12.9%)39,651 (10.4%)
2 Apartments259 (0.4%)4,488 (1.2%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,097 (1.8%)11,285 (3.0%)
5 to 9 Apartments3,274 (5.4%)20,467 (5.4%)
10 or More Apartments9,366 (15.5%)57,873 (15.2%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing696 (1.2%)12,321 (3.2%)
Cary Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 CaryWake County
2014 or Later1,601 (2.7%)9,749 (2.6%)
2010 to 20134,764 (7.9%)21,885 (5.7%)
2000 to 200916,739 (27.8%)109,690 (28.7%)
1980 to 199929,101 (48.3%)154,462 (40.4%)
1960 to 19796,993 (11.6%)59,349 (15.5%)
1940 to 1959789 (1.3%)18,596 (4.9%)
1939 or Earlier276 (0.5%)8,240 (2.2%)
Cary Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 CaryWake County
1 Room199 (0.3%)4,250 (1.1%)
2 or 3 Rooms5,666 (9.4%)39,165 (10.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms15,091 (25.0%)115,867 (30.3%)
6 or 7 Rooms14,063 (23.3%)104,688 (27.4%)
8 or More Rooms25,244 (41.9%)118,001 (30.9%)
Cary Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 CaryWake County
No Bedroom210 (0.3%)4,517 (1.2%)
1 Bedroom4,874 (8.1%)33,361 (8.7%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms31,030 (51.5%)230,786 (60.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms24,149 (40.1%)113,307 (29.7%)
Cary Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 CaryWake County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities60,185 (99.9%)381,143 (99.8%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities59,970 (99.5%)380,194 (99.5%)