Chowan County Planning Department

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Chowan County Planning Department Contact Information

View Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Chowan County Planning Department, a Building Department, at West Freemason Street, Edenton NC.

Chowan County Planning Department
305 West Freemason Street
Edenton, North Carolina, 27932
Mon-Thu 8:00 AM-5:30 PM

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About the Chowan County Planning Department

The Chowan County Planning Department, located in Edenton, 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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Chowan County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Chowan 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.

Chowan County Residential Housing Units
 Chowan CountyNorth Carolina
Total Housing Units7,2944,521,697
Occupied Housing Units5,903 (80.9%)3,874,346 (85.7%)
Chowan County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Chowan CountyNorth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes3,943 (66.8%)2,564,031 (66.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes59 (1.0%)163,294 (4.2%)
2 Apartments56 (0.9%)75,522 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments357 (6.0%)105,369 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments91 (1.5%)164,819 (4.3%)
10 or More Apartments68 (1.2%)315,258 (8.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,329 (22.5%)486,053 (12.5%)
Chowan County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Chowan CountyNorth Carolina
2014 or Later-46,080 (1.2%)
2010 to 201395 (1.6%)141,392 (3.6%)
2000 to 20091,082 (18.3%)802,896 (20.7%)
1980 to 19991,851 (31.4%)1,403,456 (36.2%)
1960 to 19791,483 (25.1%)885,693 (22.9%)
1940 to 1959613 (10.4%)403,933 (10.4%)
1939 or Earlier779 (13.2%)190,896 (4.9%)
Chowan County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Chowan CountyNorth Carolina
1 Room56 (0.9%)47,603 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms272 (4.6%)306,266 (7.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms2,029 (34.4%)1,477,508 (38.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms2,222 (37.6%)1,236,163 (31.9%)
8 or More Rooms1,324 (22.4%)806,806 (20.8%)
Chowan County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Chowan CountyNorth Carolina
No Bedroom83 (1.4%)50,513 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom278 (4.7%)247,436 (6.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms4,507 (76.4%)2,813,482 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,035 (17.5%)762,915 (19.7%)
Chowan County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Chowan CountyNorth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities5,864 (99.3%)3,862,027 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities5,864 (99.3%)3,852,011 (99.4%)