Dare County Building Department

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Dare County Building Department Contact Information

View Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Dare County Building Department, a Building Department, at North Croatan Highway, Kill Devil Hills NC.

Dare County Building Department
2601 North Croatan Highway
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, 27948
Mon-Fri 8:30 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Dare County Building Department

The Dare County Building Department, located in Kill Devil Hills, 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:
  • Dare County building codes and ordinances
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Dare County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Dare 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.

Dare County Residential Housing Units
 Dare CountyNorth Carolina
Total Housing Units34,2904,521,697
Occupied Housing Units15,264 (44.5%)3,874,346 (85.7%)
Dare County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Dare CountyNorth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes12,466 (81.7%)2,564,031 (66.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes302 (2.0%)163,294 (4.2%)
2 Apartments411 (2.7%)75,522 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments305 (2.0%)105,369 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments316 (2.1%)164,819 (4.3%)
10 or More Apartments215 (1.4%)315,258 (8.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,249 (8.2%)486,053 (12.5%)
Dare County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Dare CountyNorth Carolina
2014 or Later105 (0.7%)46,080 (1.2%)
2010 to 2013280 (1.8%)141,392 (3.6%)
2000 to 20092,988 (19.6%)802,896 (20.7%)
1980 to 19997,710 (50.5%)1,403,456 (36.2%)
1960 to 19792,685 (17.6%)885,693 (22.9%)
1940 to 1959690 (4.5%)403,933 (10.4%)
1939 or Earlier806 (5.3%)190,896 (4.9%)
Dare County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Dare CountyNorth Carolina
1 Room172 (1.1%)47,603 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms752 (4.9%)306,266 (7.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms6,574 (43.1%)1,477,508 (38.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms4,740 (31.1%)1,236,163 (31.9%)
8 or More Rooms3,026 (19.8%)806,806 (20.8%)
Dare County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Dare CountyNorth Carolina
No Bedroom182 (1.2%)50,513 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom452 (3.0%)247,436 (6.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms10,744 (70.4%)2,813,482 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms3,886 (25.5%)762,915 (19.7%)
Dare County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Dare CountyNorth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities15,240 (99.8%)3,862,027 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities15,255 (99.9%)3,852,011 (99.4%)