Building Departments in Hoboken, New Jersey

There are 2 Building Departments in Hoboken, New Jersey, serving a population of 54,117 people in an area of 2 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 27,058 people, and 1 Building Department per square mile.

In New Jersey, Hoboken is ranked 148th of 893 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 43rd of 893 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Hoboken Building Departments

Find Hoboken, New Jersey building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

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About the Hoboken Building Department

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

Hoboken Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Hoboken 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.

Hoboken Residential Housing Units
 HobokenHudson County
Total Housing Units27,308279,662
Occupied Housing Units25,132 (92.0%)255,429 (91.3%)
Hoboken Occupied Residential Buildings
 HobokenHudson County
Single-Family Detached Homes403 (1.6%)25,232 (9.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes833 (3.3%)14,506 (5.7%)
2 Apartments1,336 (5.3%)57,313 (22.4%)
3 or 4 Apartments3,262 (13.0%)34,573 (13.5%)
5 to 9 Apartments4,751 (18.9%)28,935 (11.3%)
10 or More Apartments14,521 (57.8%)94,370 (36.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing26 (0.1%)500 (0.2%)
Hoboken Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 HobokenHudson County
2014 or Later530 (2.1%)4,024 (1.6%)
2010 to 2013656 (2.6%)6,143 (2.4%)
2000 to 20095,931 (23.6%)29,488 (11.5%)
1980 to 19993,661 (14.6%)33,500 (13.1%)
1960 to 19793,198 (12.7%)47,875 (18.7%)
1940 to 19592,395 (2,395.0%)44,289 (44,289.0%)
1939 or Earlier8,761 (34.9%)90,110 (35.3%)
Hoboken Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 HobokenHudson County
1 Room984 (3.9%)12,777 (5.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms14,149 (56.3%)155,836 (61.0%)
4 or 5 Rooms10,761 (42.8%)122,200 (47.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms2,131 (8.5%)33,962 (13.3%)
8 or More Rooms828 (3.3%)14,530 (5.7%)
Hoboken Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 HobokenHudson County
No Bedroom1,139 (4.5%)14,056 (5.5%)
1 Bedroom8,852 (35.2%)68,426 (26.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms14,149 (56.3%)155,836 (61.0%)
4 or More Bedrooms992 (3.9%)17,111 (6.7%)
Hoboken Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 HobokenHudson County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities25,123 (100.0%)254,421 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities25,013 (99.5%)251,755 (98.6%)