Greensboro Permits and Zoning in Greensboro, North Carolina

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Greensboro Permits and Zoning
300 West Washington Street
Greensboro, North Carolina, 27401
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Greensboro Permits and Zoning

The Greensboro Permits and Zoning, located in Greensboro, North Carolina, 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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Greensboro Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Greensboro 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.

Greensboro Residential Housing Units
 GreensboroGuilford County
Total Housing Units129,162225,009
Occupied Housing Units114,552 (88.7%)200,998 (89.3%)
Greensboro Occupied Residential Buildings
 GreensboroGuilford County
Single-Family Detached Homes64,102 (56.0%)129,624 (64.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes7,739 (6.8%)11,077 (5.5%)
2 Apartments2,386 (2.1%)3,794 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments5,589 (4.9%)7,365 (3.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments12,913 (11.3%)16,301 (8.1%)
10 or More Apartments20,538 (17.9%)26,822 (13.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,285 (1.1%)6,015 (3.0%)
Greensboro Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 GreensboroGuilford County
2014 or Later617 (0.5%)1,536 (0.8%)
2010 to 20132,745 (2.4%)5,350 (2.7%)
2000 to 200917,017 (14.9%)35,063 (17.4%)
1980 to 199942,600 (37.2%)70,922 (35.3%)
1960 to 197930,264 (26.4%)51,998 (25.9%)
1940 to 195915,375 (13.4%)26,008 (12.9%)
1939 or Earlier5,934 (5.2%)10,121 (5.0%)
Greensboro Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 GreensboroGuilford County
1 Room2,091 (1.8%)2,680 (1.3%)
2 or 3 Rooms13,265 (11.6%)18,444 (9.2%)
4 or 5 Rooms46,445 (40.5%)76,167 (37.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms32,112 (28.0%)60,772 (30.2%)
8 or More Rooms20,639 (18.0%)42,935 (21.4%)
Greensboro Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 GreensboroGuilford County
No Bedroom2,173 (1.9%)2,813 (1.4%)
1 Bedroom12,460 (10.9%)16,499 (8.2%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms79,314 (69.2%)139,399 (69.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms20,605 (18.0%)42,287 (21.0%)
Greensboro Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 GreensboroGuilford County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities114,076 (99.6%)200,295 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities113,543 (99.1%)199,455 (99.2%)