Fairhope Building Department in Fairhope, Alabama

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Fairhope Building Department
555 South Section Street
Fairhope, Alabama, 36532

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About the Fairhope Building Department

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

Find Fairhope 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.

Fairhope Residential Housing Units
 FairhopeBaldwin County
Total Housing Units8,540110,023
Occupied Housing Units7,139 (83.6%)76,133 (69.2%)
Fairhope Occupied Residential Buildings
 FairhopeBaldwin County
Single-Family Detached Homes5,904 (82.7%)56,229 (73.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes156 (2.2%)970 (1.3%)
2 Apartments17 (0.2%)904 (1.2%)
3 or 4 Apartments110 (1.5%)2,121 (2.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments160 (2.2%)1,842 (2.4%)
10 or More Apartments451 (6.3%)5,542 (7.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing341 (4.8%)8,525 (11.2%)
Fairhope Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 FairhopeBaldwin County
2014 or Later92 (1.3%)1,189 (1.6%)
2010 to 2013485 (6.8%)3,754 (4.9%)
2000 to 20092,218 (31.1%)22,080 (29.0%)
1980 to 19992,078 (29.1%)30,803 (40.5%)
1960 to 19791,304 (18.3%)12,503 (16.4%)
1940 to 1959740 (10.4%)4,129 (5.4%)
1939 or Earlier222 (3.1%)1,675 (2.2%)
Fairhope Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 FairhopeBaldwin County
1 Room24 (0.3%)543 (0.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms295 (4.1%)5,148 (6.8%)
4 or 5 Rooms1,928 (27.0%)24,964 (32.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms2,925 (41.0%)29,194 (38.3%)
8 or More Rooms1,967 (27.6%)16,284 (21.4%)
Fairhope Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 FairhopeBaldwin County
No Bedroom24 (0.3%)613 (0.8%)
1 Bedroom310 (4.3%)4,140 (5.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms4,628 (64.8%)54,218 (71.2%)
4 or More Bedrooms2,177 (30.5%)17,162 (22.5%)
Fairhope Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 FairhopeBaldwin County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities7,139 (100.0%)76,011 (99.8%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities7,129 (99.9%)75,917 (99.7%)