Building Departments in Denton, Maryland

There are 3 Building Departments in Denton, Maryland, serving a population of 4,386 people in an area of 6 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 1,462 people, and 1 Building Department per 1 square miles.

In Maryland, Denton is ranked 2nd of 700 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 5th of 700 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Denton Building Departments

Find Denton, Maryland building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Caroline County Permits 403 South 7th Street Denton, MD

Caroline County Planning Department 210 South 7th Street Denton, MD

Denton Planning and Zoning Department 13 North 3rd Street Denton, MD

About the Denton Building Department

Building Departments in Denton, MD 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 Denton 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:
  • Denton, Maryland building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Denton building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Denton, MD zoning laws and requirements

Denton Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Denton 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.

Denton Residential Housing Units
 DentonCaroline County
Total Housing Units1,86013,564
Occupied Housing Units1,553 (83.5%)11,996 (88.4%)
Denton Occupied Residential Buildings
 DentonCaroline County
Single-Family Detached Homes1,020 (65.7%)9,724 (81.1%)
Single-Family Attached Homes200 (12.9%)450 (3.8%)
2 Apartments70 (4.5%)282 (2.4%)
3 or 4 Apartments121 (7.8%)332 (2.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments46 (3.0%)353 (2.9%)
10 or More Apartments81 (5.2%)182 (1.5%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing15 (1.0%)673 (5.6%)
Denton Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 DentonCaroline County
2014 or Later-49 (0.4%)
2010 to 201369 (4.4%)227 (1.9%)
2000 to 2009514 (33.1%)1,901 (15.8%)
1980 to 1999182 (11.7%)3,601 (30.0%)
1960 to 1979195 (12.6%)2,786 (23.2%)
1940 to 1959256 (16.5%)1,422 (11.9%)
1939 or Earlier337 (21.7%)2,010 (16.8%)
Denton Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 DentonCaroline County
1 Room21 (1.4%)60 (0.5%)
2 or 3 Rooms84 (5.4%)528 (4.4%)
4 or 5 Rooms531 (34.2%)3,478 (29.0%)
6 or 7 Rooms398 (25.6%)4,425 (36.9%)
8 or More Rooms519 (33.4%)3,505 (29.2%)
Denton Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 DentonCaroline County
No Bedroom21 (1.4%)60 (0.5%)
1 Bedroom90 (5.8%)593 (4.9%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms1,044 (67.2%)8,638 (72.0%)
4 or More Bedrooms398 (25.6%)2,705 (22.5%)
Denton Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 DentonCaroline County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities1,537 (99.0%)11,940 (99.5%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities1,531 (98.6%)11,919 (99.4%)