Building Departments in Okaloosa County, Florida

There are 3 Building Departments in Okaloosa County, Florida, serving a population of 197,591 people in an area of 931 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 65,863 people, and 1 Building Department per 310 square miles.

In Florida, Okaloosa County is ranked 49th of 67 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 44th of 67 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Okaloosa County Building Departments

Find Okaloosa County, Florida building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Crestview Zoning 100 Hathaway Street South Crestview, FL

Destin City Building Department 4200 Indian Bayou Trail Destin, FL

Okaloosa County Planning 812 East James Lee Boulevard Crestview, FL

About the Okaloosa County Building Department

Building Departments in Okaloosa County, FL 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 Okaloosa County 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:
  • Okaloosa County, Florida building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Okaloosa County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Okaloosa County, FL zoning laws and requirements

Okaloosa County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Okaloosa County 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.

Okaloosa County Residential Housing Units
 Okaloosa CountyFlorida
Total Housing Units96,3769,348,689
Occupied Housing Units77,403 (80.3%)7,621,760 (81.5%)
Okaloosa County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Okaloosa CountyFlorida
Single-Family Detached Homes53,236 (68.8%)4,431,174 (58.1%)
Single-Family Attached Homes4,323 (5.6%)496,159 (6.5%)
2 Apartments1,532 (2.0%)163,365 (2.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments2,772 (3.6%)291,805 (3.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments3,633 (4.7%)367,651 (4.8%)
10 or More Apartments7,575 (9.8%)1,256,407 (16.5%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing4,332 (5.6%)615,199 (8.1%)
Okaloosa County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Okaloosa CountyFlorida
2014 or Later1,708 (2.2%)148,277 (1.9%)
2010 to 20134,142 (5.4%)202,432 (2.7%)
2000 to 200913,136 (17.0%)1,491,115 (19.6%)
1980 to 199931,300 (40.4%)2,863,727 (37.6%)
1960 to 197920,298 (26.2%)2,022,014 (26.5%)
1940 to 19596,189 (6,189.0%)731,693 (731,693.0%)
1939 or Earlier630 (0.8%)162,502 (2.1%)
Okaloosa County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Okaloosa CountyFlorida
1 Room954 (1.2%)129,809 (1.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms53,332 (68.9%)5,413,082 (71.0%)
4 or 5 Rooms28,082 (36.3%)3,189,646 (41.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms25,782 (33.3%)2,337,917 (30.7%)
8 or More Rooms15,209 (19.6%)1,105,795 (14.5%)
Okaloosa County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Okaloosa CountyFlorida
No Bedroom1,020 (1.3%)140,645 (1.8%)
1 Bedroom4,842 (6.3%)713,082 (9.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms53,332 (68.9%)5,413,082 (71.0%)
4 or More Bedrooms18,209 (23.5%)1,354,951 (17.8%)
Okaloosa County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Okaloosa CountyFlorida
With Complete Plumbing Facilities77,189 (99.7%)7,600,774 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities76,885 (99.3%)7,571,382 (99.3%)