Dane County Planning Department

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Dane County Planning Department Contact Information

Address and Phone Number for Dane County Planning Department, a Building Department, at Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Madison WI.

Dane County Planning Department
210 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Rm 116
Madison, Wisconsin, 53703

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About the Dane County Planning Department

The Dane County Planning Department, located in Madison, Wisconsin, 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:
  • Dane County building codes and ordinances
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Dane County, Wisconsin
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Dane County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Dane County 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.

Dane County Residential Housing Units
 Dane CountyWisconsin
Total Housing Units229,4982,681,232
Occupied Housing Units219,490 (95.6%)2,343,129 (87.4%)
Dane County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Dane CountyWisconsin
Single-Family Detached Homes117,604 (53.6%)1,558,389 (66.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes13,697 (6.2%)105,394 (4.5%)
2 Apartments8,817 (4.0%)150,255 (6.4%)
3 or 4 Apartments12,341 (5.6%)86,999 (3.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments14,594 (6.6%)119,758 (5.1%)
10 or More Apartments50,705 (23.1%)257,093 (11.0%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,732 (0.8%)65,241 (2.8%)
Dane County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Dane CountyWisconsin
2014 or Later6,040 (2.8%)26,056 (1.1%)
2010 to 20136,793 (3.1%)45,338 (1.9%)
2000 to 200937,399 (17.0%)297,431 (12.7%)
1980 to 199961,590 (28.1%)557,759 (23.8%)
1960 to 197955,920 (25.5%)574,111 (24.5%)
1940 to 195925,812 (25,812.0%)390,132 (390,132.0%)
1939 or Earlier25,936 (11.8%)452,302 (19.3%)
Dane County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Dane CountyWisconsin
1 Room6,716 (3.1%)34,064 (1.5%)
2 or 3 Rooms136,885 (62.4%)1,619,801 (69.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms67,195 (30.6%)815,803 (34.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms57,916 (26.4%)738,273 (31.5%)
8 or More Rooms52,925 (24.1%)529,087 (22.6%)
Dane County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Dane CountyWisconsin
No Bedroom7,633 (3.5%)38,171 (1.6%)
1 Bedroom30,000 (13.7%)216,358 (9.2%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms136,885 (62.4%)1,619,801 (69.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms44,972 (20.5%)468,799 (20.0%)
Dane County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Dane CountyWisconsin
With Complete Plumbing Facilities219,039 (99.8%)2,332,540 (99.5%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities217,822 (99.2%)2,321,890 (99.1%)