Decatur City Building Department in Decatur, Alabama

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Decatur City Building Department
402 Lee Street Northeast
Decatur, Alabama, 35601

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About the Decatur City Building Department

The Decatur City Building Department, located in Decatur, Alabama, 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:
  • Morgan County building codes and ordinances
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  • Morgan County building violations, appeals, complaints, and fines
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Morgan County, Alabama
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Decatur Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Decatur 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.

Decatur Residential Housing Units
 DecaturMorgan County
Total Housing Units24,76351,778
Occupied Housing Units22,069 (89.1%)45,904 (88.7%)
Decatur Occupied Residential Buildings
 DecaturMorgan County
Single-Family Detached Homes15,421 (69.9%)33,032 (72.0%)
Single-Family Attached Homes1,138 (5.2%)1,406 (3.1%)
2 Apartments364 (1.6%)459 (1.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,167 (5.3%)1,328 (2.9%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,918 (8.7%)2,491 (5.4%)
10 or More Apartments1,865 (8.5%)2,144 (4.7%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing196 (0.9%)5,044 (11.0%)
Decatur Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 DecaturMorgan County
2014 or Later23 (0.1%)197 (0.4%)
2010 to 2013350 (1.6%)924 (2.0%)
2000 to 20091,829 (8.3%)6,351 (13.8%)
1980 to 19997,329 (33.2%)16,650 (36.3%)
1960 to 19798,538 (38.7%)14,773 (32.2%)
1940 to 19593,054 (13.8%)5,073 (11.1%)
1939 or Earlier946 (4.3%)1,936 (4.2%)
Decatur Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 DecaturMorgan County
1 Room558 (2.5%)707 (1.5%)
2 or 3 Rooms1,554 (7.0%)2,096 (4.6%)
4 or 5 Rooms7,767 (35.2%)16,117 (35.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms7,589 (34.4%)16,624 (36.2%)
8 or More Rooms4,601 (20.8%)10,360 (22.6%)
Decatur Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 DecaturMorgan County
No Bedroom558 (2.5%)712 (1.6%)
1 Bedroom1,735 (7.9%)2,363 (5.1%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms15,818 (71.7%)34,744 (75.7%)
4 or More Bedrooms3,958 (17.9%)8,085 (17.6%)
Decatur Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 DecaturMorgan County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities22,052 (99.9%)45,848 (99.9%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities21,984 (99.6%)45,732 (99.6%)