Building Departments in Sangamon County, Illinois

There are 2 Building Departments in Sangamon County, Illinois, serving a population of 198,134 people in an area of 869 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 99,067 people, and 1 Building Department per 434 square miles.

In Illinois, Sangamon County is ranked 54th of 102 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 32nd of 102 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Sangamon County Building Departments

Find Sangamon County, Illinois building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Illinois Planning Department 525 West Jefferson Street Springfield, IL

Springfield Zoning Ste 304, 300 S 7th St Springfield, IL

About the Sangamon County Building Department

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

Sangamon County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Sangamon 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.

Sangamon County Residential Housing Units
 Sangamon CountyIllinois
Total Housing Units91,4205,347,268
Occupied Housing Units83,661 (91.5%)4,830,038 (90.3%)
Sangamon County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Sangamon CountyIllinois
Single-Family Detached Homes60,872 (72.8%)2,912,384 (60.3%)
Single-Family Attached Homes3,989 (4.8%)288,236 (6.0%)
2 Apartments2,704 (3.2%)248,181 (5.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments3,262 (3.9%)294,340 (6.1%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,921 (3.5%)299,097 (6.2%)
10 or More Apartments5,948 (7.1%)678,355 (14.0%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing3,965 (4.7%)109,445 (2.3%)
Sangamon County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Sangamon CountyIllinois
2014 or Later674 (0.8%)33,656 (0.7%)
2010 to 20131,586 (1.9%)66,478 (1.4%)
2000 to 20098,737 (10.4%)548,236 (11.4%)
1980 to 199919,664 (23.5%)992,290 (20.5%)
1960 to 197923,986 (28.7%)1,272,562 (26.3%)
1940 to 195916,143 (16,143.0%)919,590 (919,590.0%)
1939 or Earlier12,871 (15.4%)997,226 (20.6%)
Sangamon County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Sangamon CountyIllinois
1 Room919 (1.1%)106,221 (2.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms59,860 (71.6%)3,134,650 (64.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms32,221 (38.5%)1,666,470 (34.5%)
6 or 7 Rooms25,396 (30.4%)1,471,423 (30.5%)
8 or More Rooms19,383 (23.2%)1,099,318 (22.8%)
Sangamon County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Sangamon CountyIllinois
No Bedroom1,012 (1.2%)122,619 (2.5%)
1 Bedroom7,052 (8.4%)522,594 (10.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms59,860 (71.6%)3,134,650 (64.9%)
4 or More Bedrooms15,737 (18.8%)1,050,175 (21.7%)
Sangamon County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Sangamon CountyIllinois
With Complete Plumbing Facilities83,534 (99.8%)4,816,603 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities83,243 (99.5%)4,794,163 (99.3%)