Kent County Planning and Zoning

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Kent County Planning and Zoning Contact Information

View Address and Phone Number for Kent County Planning and Zoning, a Building Department, at High Street, Chestertown MD.


Name
Kent County Planning and Zoning
Address
400 High Street
Chestertown, Maryland, 21620
Phone
410-778-7423

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About the Kent County Planning and Zoning

The Kent County Planning and Zoning, located in Chestertown, Maryland, 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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Kent County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Kent 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.

Kent County Residential Housing Units
 Kent CountyMaryland
Total Housing Units10,6622,427,014
Occupied Housing Units7,605 (71.3%)2,181,093 (89.9%)
Kent County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Kent CountyMaryland
Single-Family Detached Homes5,865 (77.1%)1,158,356 (53.1%)
Single-Family Attached Homes259 (3.4%)459,488 (21.1%)
2 Apartments100 (1.3%)29,128 (1.3%)
3 or 4 Apartments229 (3.0%)44,991 (2.1%)
5 to 9 Apartments263 (3.5%)106,101 (4.9%)
10 or More Apartments575 (7.6%)354,951 (16.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing314 (4.1%)28,078 (1.3%)
Kent County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Kent CountyMaryland
2014 or Later46 (0.6%)17,675 (0.8%)
2010 to 2013139 (1.8%)52,604 (2.4%)
2000 to 20091,152 (15.1%)260,846 (12.0%)
1980 to 19992,350 (30.9%)671,719 (30.8%)
1960 to 19791,504 (19.8%)568,321 (26.1%)
1940 to 1959761 (10.0%)372,876 (17.1%)
1939 or Earlier1,653 (21.7%)237,052 (10.9%)
Kent County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Kent CountyMaryland
1 Room24 (0.3%)27,124 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms405 (5.3%)190,564 (8.7%)
4 or 5 Rooms2,116 (27.8%)572,371 (26.2%)
6 or 7 Rooms2,771 (36.4%)671,326 (30.8%)
8 or More Rooms2,289 (30.1%)719,708 (33.0%)
Kent County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Kent CountyMaryland
No Bedroom37 (0.5%)31,145 (1.4%)
1 Bedroom482 (6.3%)214,444 (9.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms5,377 (70.7%)1,274,867 (58.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,709 (22.5%)660,637 (30.3%)
Kent County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Kent CountyMaryland
With Complete Plumbing Facilities7,588 (99.8%)2,174,324 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities7,595 (99.9%)2,169,342 (99.5%)