Building Departments in Ellsworth, Maine

There are 2 Building Departments in Ellsworth, Maine, serving a population of 7,916 people in an area of 80 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 3,958 people, and 1 Building Department per 39 square miles.

In Maine, Ellsworth is ranked 7th of 591 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 17th of 591 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Ellsworth Building Departments

Find Ellsworth, Maine building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Ellsworth Planning Department 1 City Hall Avenue Ellsworth, ME

Hancock County Planning Department 395 State Street Ellsworth, ME

About the Ellsworth Building Department

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

Ellsworth Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Ellsworth 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.

Ellsworth Residential Housing Units
 EllsworthHancock County
Total Housing Units4,43041,048
Occupied Housing Units3,491 (78.8%)23,579 (57.4%)
Ellsworth Occupied Residential Buildings
 EllsworthHancock County
Single-Family Detached Homes2,420 (69.3%)17,867 (75.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes23 (0.7%)249 (1.1%)
2 Apartments175 (5.0%)1,008 (4.3%)
3 or 4 Apartments396 (11.3%)1,007 (4.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments98 (2.8%)470 (2.0%)
10 or More Apartments167 (4.8%)749 (3.2%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing212 (6.1%)2,229 (9.5%)
Ellsworth Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 EllsworthHancock County
2014 or Later36 (1.0%)203 (0.9%)
2010 to 201398 (2.8%)485 (2.1%)
2000 to 2009535 (15.3%)4,204 (17.8%)
1980 to 19991,164 (33.3%)7,703 (32.7%)
1960 to 1979772 (22.1%)4,819 (20.4%)
1940 to 1959236 (236.0%)1,641 (1,641.0%)
1939 or Earlier650 (18.6%)4,524 (19.2%)
Ellsworth Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 EllsworthHancock County
1 Room112 (3.2%)590 (2.5%)
2 or 3 Rooms2,206 (63.2%)16,590 (70.4%)
4 or 5 Rooms1,060 (30.4%)8,104 (34.4%)
6 or 7 Rooms1,000 (28.6%)7,620 (32.3%)
8 or More Rooms596 (17.1%)4,222 (17.9%)
Ellsworth Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 EllsworthHancock County
No Bedroom119 (3.4%)604 (2.6%)
1 Bedroom610 (17.5%)2,668 (11.3%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms2,206 (63.2%)16,590 (70.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms556 (15.9%)3,717 (15.8%)
Ellsworth Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 EllsworthHancock County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities3,454 (98.9%)23,360 (99.1%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities3,430 (98.3%)23,361 (99.1%)