Cleveland County Building Department

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Cleveland County Building Department Contact Information

View Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Cleveland County Building Department, a Building Department, at East Marion Street, Shelby NC.

Cleveland County Building Department
311 East Marion Street
Shelby, North Carolina, 28150
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Cleveland County Building Department

The Cleveland County Building Department, located in Shelby, 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:
  • Cleveland County building codes and ordinances
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Cleveland County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Cleveland 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.

Cleveland County Residential Housing Units
 Cleveland CountyNorth Carolina
Total Housing Units43,4984,521,697
Occupied Housing Units37,782 (86.9%)3,874,346 (85.7%)
Cleveland County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Cleveland CountyNorth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes27,559 (72.9%)2,564,031 (66.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes352 (0.9%)163,294 (4.2%)
2 Apartments872 (2.3%)75,522 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments763 (2.0%)105,369 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments676 (1.8%)164,819 (4.3%)
10 or More Apartments1,053 (2.8%)315,258 (8.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing6,507 (17.2%)486,053 (12.5%)
Cleveland County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Cleveland CountyNorth Carolina
2014 or Later104 (0.3%)46,080 (1.2%)
2010 to 2013818 (2.2%)141,392 (3.6%)
2000 to 20094,278 (11.3%)802,896 (20.7%)
1980 to 199913,061 (34.6%)1,403,456 (36.2%)
1960 to 197911,837 (31.3%)885,693 (22.9%)
1940 to 19595,161 (13.7%)403,933 (10.4%)
1939 or Earlier2,523 (6.7%)190,896 (4.9%)
Cleveland County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Cleveland CountyNorth Carolina
1 Room323 (0.9%)47,603 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms1,946 (5.2%)306,266 (7.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms16,884 (44.7%)1,477,508 (38.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms12,572 (33.3%)1,236,163 (31.9%)
8 or More Rooms6,057 (16.0%)806,806 (20.8%)
Cleveland County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Cleveland CountyNorth Carolina
No Bedroom332 (0.9%)50,513 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom1,615 (4.3%)247,436 (6.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms30,824 (81.6%)2,813,482 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms5,011 (13.3%)762,915 (19.7%)
Cleveland County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Cleveland CountyNorth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities37,665 (99.7%)3,862,027 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities37,587 (99.5%)3,852,011 (99.4%)