Building Departments in Jerome County, Idaho

There are 2 Building Departments in Jerome County, Idaho, serving a population of 23,039 people in an area of 598 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 11,519 people, and 1 Building Department per 298 square miles.

In Idaho, Jerome County is ranked 13th of 44 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 7th of 44 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Jerome County Building Departments

Find Jerome County, Idaho building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Jerome County Building Department 300 North Lincoln Avenue Jerome, ID

Jerome County Planning and Zoning Department 300 North Lincoln Avenue Jerome, ID

About the Jerome County Building Department

Building Departments in Jerome County, ID 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 Jerome County 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:
  • Jerome County, Idaho building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Jerome County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Jerome County, ID zoning laws and requirements

Jerome County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Jerome County 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.

Jerome County Residential Housing Units
 Jerome CountyIdaho
Total Housing Units8,450711,731
Occupied Housing Units7,828 (92.6%)618,331 (86.9%)
Jerome County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Jerome CountyIdaho
Single-Family Detached Homes6,197 (79.2%)459,243 (74.3%)
Single-Family Attached Homes213 (2.7%)19,968 (3.2%)
2 Apartments90 (1.1%)13,520 (2.2%)
3 or 4 Apartments200 (2.6%)27,735 (4.5%)
5 to 9 Apartments91 (1.2%)15,339 (2.5%)
10 or More Apartments155 (2.0%)33,097 (5.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing882 (11.3%)49,429 (8.0%)
Jerome County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Jerome CountyIdaho
2014 or Later99 (1.3%)17,000 (2.7%)
2010 to 2013110 (1.4%)22,426 (3.6%)
2000 to 20091,127 (14.4%)132,230 (21.4%)
1980 to 19991,922 (24.6%)180,412 (29.2%)
1960 to 19792,511 (32.1%)151,273 (24.5%)
1940 to 19591,083 (1,083.0%)64,417 (64,417.0%)
1939 or Earlier976 (12.5%)50,573 (8.2%)
Jerome County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Jerome CountyIdaho
1 Room99 (1.3%)8,692 (1.4%)
2 or 3 Rooms5,322 (68.0%)397,654 (64.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms2,679 (34.2%)208,593 (33.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms2,472 (31.6%)186,381 (30.1%)
8 or More Rooms1,845 (23.6%)165,946 (26.8%)
Jerome County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Jerome CountyIdaho
No Bedroom133 (1.7%)9,419 (1.5%)
1 Bedroom500 (6.4%)38,450 (6.2%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms5,322 (68.0%)397,654 (64.3%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,873 (23.9%)172,808 (27.9%)
Jerome County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Jerome CountyIdaho
With Complete Plumbing Facilities7,784 (99.4%)614,989 (99.5%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities7,711 (98.5%)611,862 (99.0%)