Building Departments in Clarksburg, West Virginia

There are 2 Building Departments in Clarksburg, West Virginia, serving a population of 15,963 people in an area of 10 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 7,981 people, and 1 Building Department per 4 square miles.

In West Virginia, Clarksburg is ranked 23rd of 1046 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 21st of 1046 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Clarksburg Building Departments

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

Clarksburg Permits and Zoning 222 West Main Street Clarksburg, WV

Harrison County Planning Department 301 West Main Street Clarksburg, WV

About the Clarksburg Building Department

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

Clarksburg Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Clarksburg 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.

Clarksburg Residential Housing Units
 ClarksburgHarrison County
Total Housing Units7,43231,649
Occupied Housing Units6,257 (84.2%)27,436 (86.7%)
Clarksburg Occupied Residential Buildings
 ClarksburgHarrison County
Single-Family Detached Homes5,175 (82.7%)21,433 (78.1%)
Single-Family Attached Homes76 (1.2%)372 (1.4%)
2 Apartments143 (2.3%)289 (1.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments270 (4.3%)880 (3.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments240 (3.8%)787 (2.9%)
10 or More Apartments307 (4.9%)1,122 (4.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing46 (0.7%)2,553 (9.3%)
Clarksburg Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 ClarksburgHarrison County
2014 or Later31 (0.5%)70 (0.3%)
2010 to 2013-448 (1.6%)
2000 to 2009127 (2.0%)2,386 (8.7%)
1980 to 1999464 (7.4%)5,801 (21.1%)
1960 to 19791,147 (18.3%)6,404 (23.3%)
1940 to 19592,155 (2,155.0%)6,036 (6,036.0%)
1939 or Earlier2,333 (37.3%)6,291 (22.9%)
Clarksburg Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 ClarksburgHarrison County
1 Room154 (2.5%)660 (2.4%)
2 or 3 Rooms4,349 (69.5%)19,784 (72.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms1,861 (29.7%)8,329 (30.4%)
6 or 7 Rooms2,324 (37.1%)10,468 (38.2%)
8 or More Rooms1,473 (23.5%)6,467 (23.6%)
Clarksburg Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 ClarksburgHarrison County
No Bedroom189 (3.0%)695 (2.5%)
1 Bedroom595 (9.5%)1,642 (6.0%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms4,349 (69.5%)19,784 (72.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,124 (18.0%)5,315 (19.4%)
Clarksburg Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 ClarksburgHarrison County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities6,214 (99.3%)27,351 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities6,190 (98.9%)27,181 (99.1%)