Cherokee County Building Department

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Cherokee County Building Department Contact Information

View Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Cherokee County Building Department, a Building Department, at Hiwassee Street, Murphy NC.

Cherokee County Building Department
59 Hiwassee Street, Ste 101
Murphy, North Carolina, 28906
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Cherokee County Building Department

The Cherokee County Building Department, located in Murphy, 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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  • Cherokee County building codes and ordinances
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Cherokee County, North Carolina
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Cherokee County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Cherokee 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.

Cherokee County Residential Housing Units
 Cherokee CountyNorth Carolina
Total Housing Units17,9614,521,697
Occupied Housing Units11,206 (62.4%)3,874,346 (85.7%)
Cherokee County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Cherokee CountyNorth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes8,452 (75.4%)2,564,031 (66.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes59 (0.5%)163,294 (4.2%)
2 Apartments58 (0.5%)75,522 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments146 (1.3%)105,369 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments120 (1.1%)164,819 (4.3%)
10 or More Apartments30 (0.3%)315,258 (8.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing2,341 (20.9%)486,053 (12.5%)
Cherokee County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Cherokee CountyNorth Carolina
2014 or Later63 (0.6%)46,080 (1.2%)
2010 to 2013244 (2.2%)141,392 (3.6%)
2000 to 20092,457 (21.9%)802,896 (20.7%)
1980 to 19994,659 (41.6%)1,403,456 (36.2%)
1960 to 19792,395 (21.4%)885,693 (22.9%)
1940 to 1959935 (8.3%)403,933 (10.4%)
1939 or Earlier453 (4.0%)190,896 (4.9%)
Cherokee County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Cherokee CountyNorth Carolina
1 Room35 (0.3%)47,603 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms1,011 (9.0%)306,266 (7.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms4,992 (44.5%)1,477,508 (38.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms3,663 (32.7%)1,236,163 (31.9%)
8 or More Rooms1,505 (13.4%)806,806 (20.8%)
Cherokee County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Cherokee CountyNorth Carolina
No Bedroom35 (0.3%)50,513 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom528 (4.7%)247,436 (6.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms9,361 (83.5%)2,813,482 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,282 (11.4%)762,915 (19.7%)
Cherokee County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Cherokee CountyNorth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities11,136 (99.4%)3,862,027 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities11,163 (99.6%)3,852,011 (99.4%)