East Orange Planning Department in East Orange, New Jersey

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East Orange Planning Department Contact Information

Address, Phone Number, and Fax Number for East Orange Planning Department, a Building Department, at City Hall Plaza, East Orange NJ.

East Orange Planning Department
44 City Hall Plaza
East Orange, New Jersey, 07017

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About the East Orange Planning Department

The East Orange Planning Department, located in East Orange, New Jersey, 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.

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  • Essex County building codes and ordinances
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East Orange Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find East Orange 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.

East Orange Residential Housing Units
 East OrangeEssex County
Total Housing Units28,105316,136
Occupied Housing Units23,608 (84.0%)282,502 (89.4%)
East Orange Occupied Residential Buildings
 East OrangeEssex County
Single-Family Detached Homes4,028 (17.1%)97,053 (34.4%)
Single-Family Attached Homes773 (3.3%)16,453 (5.8%)
2 Apartments3,404 (14.4%)42,706 (15.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments3,418 (14.5%)44,754 (15.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,261 (5.3%)15,936 (5.6%)
10 or More Apartments10,724 (45.4%)65,391 (23.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing-209 (0.1%)
East Orange Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 East OrangeEssex County
2014 or Later176 (0.7%)1,976 (0.7%)
2010 to 201388 (0.4%)3,467 (1.2%)
2000 to 2009637 (2.7%)18,756 (6.6%)
1980 to 19993,128 (13.2%)35,139 (12.4%)
1960 to 19796,219 (26.3%)58,467 (20.7%)
1940 to 19595,904 (5,904.0%)74,521 (74,521.0%)
1939 or Earlier7,456 (31.6%)90,176 (31.9%)
East Orange Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 East OrangeEssex County
1 Room2,083 (8.8%)11,706 (4.1%)
2 or 3 Rooms10,946 (46.4%)161,540 (57.2%)
4 or 5 Rooms8,425 (35.7%)101,757 (36.0%)
6 or 7 Rooms3,842 (16.3%)64,598 (22.9%)
8 or More Rooms2,530 (10.7%)52,687 (18.7%)
East Orange Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 East OrangeEssex County
No Bedroom2,254 (9.5%)12,739 (4.5%)
1 Bedroom7,357 (31.2%)57,013 (20.2%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms10,946 (46.4%)161,540 (57.2%)
4 or More Bedrooms3,051 (12.9%)51,210 (18.1%)
East Orange Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 East OrangeEssex County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities23,541 (99.7%)281,552 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities23,464 (99.4%)279,924 (99.1%)