Building Departments in Gaffney, South Carolina

There are 2 Building Departments in Gaffney, South Carolina, serving a population of 12,756 people in an area of 9 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 6,378 people, and 1 Building Department per 4 square miles.

In South Carolina, Gaffney is ranked 23rd of 496 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 14th of 496 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Gaffney Building Departments

Find Gaffney, South Carolina building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Cherokee County Building Department 125 East Floyd Baker Boulevard Gaffney, SC

Gaffney Building Department 201 North Limestone Street Gaffney, SC

About the Gaffney Building Department

Building Departments in Gaffney, SC 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 Gaffney 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:
  • Gaffney, South Carolina building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Gaffney building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Gaffney, SC zoning laws and requirements

Gaffney Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Gaffney 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.

Gaffney Residential Housing Units
 GaffneyCherokee County
Total Housing Units5,83124,274
Occupied Housing Units4,606 (79.0%)20,480 (84.4%)
Gaffney Occupied Residential Buildings
 GaffneyCherokee County
Single-Family Detached Homes3,223 (70.0%)12,485 (61.0%)
Single-Family Attached Homes144 (3.1%)251 (1.2%)
2 Apartments237 (5.1%)392 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments238 (5.2%)544 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments421 (9.1%)751 (3.7%)
10 or More Apartments205 (4.5%)296 (1.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing138 (3.0%)5,761 (28.1%)
Gaffney Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 GaffneyCherokee County
2014 or Later-128 (0.6%)
2010 to 2013112 (2.4%)553 (2.7%)
2000 to 2009177 (3.8%)2,830 (13.8%)
1980 to 1999966 (21.0%)7,926 (38.7%)
1960 to 19791,556 (33.8%)5,235 (25.6%)
1940 to 19591,238 (26.9%)2,570 (12.5%)
1939 or Earlier557 (12.1%)1,238 (6.0%)
Gaffney Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 GaffneyCherokee County
1 Room64 (1.4%)108 (0.5%)
2 or 3 Rooms519 (11.3%)1,122 (5.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms1,929 (41.9%)9,111 (44.5%)
6 or 7 Rooms1,116 (24.2%)6,915 (33.8%)
8 or More Rooms978 (21.2%)3,224 (15.7%)
Gaffney Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 GaffneyCherokee County
No Bedroom64 (1.4%)132 (0.6%)
1 Bedroom578 (12.5%)912 (4.5%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms3,253 (70.6%)16,412 (80.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms711 (15.4%)3,024 (14.8%)
Gaffney Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 GaffneyCherokee County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities4,606 (100.0%)20,442 (99.8%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities4,583 (99.5%)20,421 (99.7%)