Building Departments in Hempstead, New York

There are 2 Building Departments in Hempstead, New York, serving a population of 55,698 people in an area of 4 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 27,849 people, and 1 Building Department per 1 square miles.

In New York, Hempstead is ranked 227th of 2100 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 131st of 2100 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Hempstead Building Departments

Find Hempstead, New York building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Hempstead Building Department 1 Washington Street Hempstead, NY

Hempstead Planning Department 200 North Franklin Street Hempstead, NY

About the Hempstead Building Department

Building Departments in Hempstead, NY 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 Hempstead 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:
  • Hempstead, New York building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Hempstead building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Hempstead, NY zoning laws and requirements

Hempstead Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Hempstead 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.

Hempstead Residential Housing Units
 HempsteadNassau County
Total Housing Units17,132471,835
Occupied Housing Units15,703 (91.7%)445,517 (94.4%)
Hempstead Occupied Residential Buildings
 HempsteadNassau County
Single-Family Detached Homes7,074 (45.0%)343,333 (77.1%)
Single-Family Attached Homes402 (2.6%)12,477 (2.8%)
2 Apartments1,274 (8.1%)27,976 (6.3%)
3 or 4 Apartments763 (4.9%)8,535 (1.9%)
5 to 9 Apartments716 (4.6%)7,083 (1.6%)
10 or More Apartments5,461 (34.8%)45,291 (10.2%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing13 (0.1%)822 (0.2%)
Hempstead Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 HempsteadNassau County
2014 or Later74 (0.5%)1,881 (0.4%)
2010 to 2013213 (1.4%)3,953 (0.9%)
2000 to 2009412 (2.6%)14,167 (3.2%)
1980 to 19991,386 (8.8%)31,864 (7.2%)
1960 to 19794,272 (27.2%)82,862 (18.6%)
1940 to 19595,864 (5,864.0%)222,772 (222,772.0%)
1939 or Earlier3,482 (22.2%)88,018 (19.8%)
Hempstead Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 HempsteadNassau County
1 Room959 (6.1%)7,204 (1.6%)
2 or 3 Rooms7,572 (48.2%)229,689 (51.6%)
4 or 5 Rooms5,256 (33.5%)87,243 (19.6%)
6 or 7 Rooms4,343 (27.7%)173,041 (38.8%)
8 or More Rooms2,432 (15.5%)145,742 (32.7%)
Hempstead Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 HempsteadNassau County
No Bedroom1,053 (6.7%)8,545 (1.9%)
1 Bedroom3,138 (20.0%)36,380 (8.2%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms7,572 (48.2%)229,689 (51.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms3,940 (25.1%)170,903 (38.4%)
Hempstead Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 HempsteadNassau County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities15,643 (99.6%)444,459 (99.8%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities15,657 (99.7%)442,721 (99.4%)