Building Departments in Derry, New Hampshire

There are 2 Building Departments in Derry, New Hampshire, serving a population of 22,378 people in an area of 16 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 11,189 people, and 1 Building Department per 7 square miles.

In New Hampshire, Derry is ranked 43rd of 311 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 38th of 311 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Derry Building Departments

Find Derry, New Hampshire building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Derry Building Department and Zoning 14 Manning Street Derry, NH

Derry Planning Department 29 West Broadway Derry, NH

About the Derry Building Department

Building Departments in Derry, NH 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 Derry 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:
  • Derry, New Hampshire building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Derry building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Derry, NH zoning laws and requirements

Derry Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Derry 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.

Derry Residential Housing Units
 DerryRockingham County
Total Housing Units9,837131,195
Occupied Housing Units9,106 (92.6%)120,147 (91.6%)
Derry Occupied Residential Buildings
 DerryRockingham County
Single-Family Detached Homes3,285 (36.1%)79,877 (66.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes1,157 (12.7%)9,016 (7.5%)
2 Apartments751 (8.2%)4,474 (3.7%)
3 or 4 Apartments477 (5.2%)4,697 (3.9%)
5 to 9 Apartments570 (6.3%)4,372 (3.6%)
10 or More Apartments2,755 (30.3%)11,897 (9.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing111 (1.2%)5,814 (4.8%)
Derry Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 DerryRockingham County
2014 or Later66 (0.7%)1,820 (1.5%)
2010 to 2013182 (2.0%)3,165 (2.6%)
2000 to 2009451 (5.0%)15,011 (12.5%)
1980 to 19993,483 (38.2%)42,482 (35.4%)
1960 to 19792,864 (31.5%)30,802 (25.6%)
1940 to 1959665 (665.0%)10,901 (10,901.0%)
1939 or Earlier1,395 (15.3%)15,966 (13.3%)
Derry Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 DerryRockingham County
1 Room258 (2.8%)1,422 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms6,476 (71.1%)82,305 (68.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms3,885 (42.7%)36,513 (30.4%)
6 or 7 Rooms2,232 (24.5%)39,157 (32.6%)
8 or More Rooms1,118 (12.3%)32,041 (26.7%)
Derry Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 DerryRockingham County
No Bedroom289 (3.2%)1,633 (1.4%)
1 Bedroom1,450 (15.9%)10,379 (8.6%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms6,476 (71.1%)82,305 (68.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms891 (9.8%)25,830 (21.5%)
Derry Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 DerryRockingham County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities9,106 (100.0%)119,901 (99.8%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities8,958 (98.4%)119,294 (99.3%)