Guilford County Planning Department

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Guilford County Planning Department Contact Information

View Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Guilford County Planning Department, a Building Department, at West Market Street, Greensboro NC.

Guilford County Planning Department
400 West Market Street, Ste 103
Greensboro, North Carolina, 27401
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Guilford County Planning Department

The Guilford County Planning Department, 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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Guilford County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Guilford County 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.

Guilford County Residential Housing Units
 Guilford CountyNorth Carolina
Total Housing Units225,0094,521,697
Occupied Housing Units200,998 (89.3%)3,874,346 (85.7%)
Guilford County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Guilford CountyNorth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes129,624 (64.5%)2,564,031 (66.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes11,077 (5.5%)163,294 (4.2%)
2 Apartments3,794 (1.9%)75,522 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments7,365 (3.7%)105,369 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments16,301 (8.1%)164,819 (4.3%)
10 or More Apartments26,822 (13.3%)315,258 (8.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing6,015 (3.0%)486,053 (12.5%)
Guilford County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Guilford CountyNorth Carolina
2014 or Later1,536 (0.8%)46,080 (1.2%)
2010 to 20135,350 (2.7%)141,392 (3.6%)
2000 to 200935,063 (17.4%)802,896 (20.7%)
1980 to 199970,922 (35.3%)1,403,456 (36.2%)
1960 to 197951,998 (25.9%)885,693 (22.9%)
1940 to 195926,008 (12.9%)403,933 (10.4%)
1939 or Earlier10,121 (5.0%)190,896 (4.9%)
Guilford County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Guilford CountyNorth Carolina
1 Room2,680 (1.3%)47,603 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms18,444 (9.2%)306,266 (7.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms76,167 (37.9%)1,477,508 (38.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms60,772 (30.2%)1,236,163 (31.9%)
8 or More Rooms42,935 (21.4%)806,806 (20.8%)
Guilford County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Guilford CountyNorth Carolina
No Bedroom2,813 (1.4%)50,513 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom16,499 (8.2%)247,436 (6.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms139,399 (69.4%)2,813,482 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms42,287 (21.0%)762,915 (19.7%)
Guilford County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Guilford CountyNorth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities200,295 (99.7%)3,862,027 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities199,455 (99.2%)3,852,011 (99.4%)