Building Departments in Kingston, New York

There are 3 Building Departments in Kingston, New York, serving a population of 23,419 people in an area of 8 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 7,806 people, and 1 Building Department per 2 square miles.

In New York, Kingston is ranked 178th of 2100 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 155th of 2100 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Kingston Building Departments

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

Kingston Building Department 5 Garraghan Drive Kingston, NY

Ulster Building Department 584 East Chester Street Kingston, NY

Ulster County Planning Department 240 Fair Street Kingston, NY

About the Kingston Building Department

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

Kingston Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Kingston 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.

Kingston Residential Housing Units
 KingstonUlster County
Total Housing Units10,59284,874
Occupied Housing Units9,361 (88.4%)69,539 (81.9%)
Kingston Occupied Residential Buildings
 KingstonUlster County
Single-Family Detached Homes4,606 (49.2%)48,382 (69.6%)
Single-Family Attached Homes396 (4.2%)1,997 (2.9%)
2 Apartments1,505 (16.1%)4,429 (6.4%)
3 or 4 Apartments864 (9.2%)3,523 (5.1%)
5 to 9 Apartments899 (9.6%)2,850 (4.1%)
10 or More Apartments1,080 (11.5%)4,274 (6.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing11 (0.1%)4,084 (5.9%)
Kingston Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 KingstonUlster County
2014 or Later5 (0.1%)433 (0.6%)
2010 to 2013202 (2.2%)1,256 (1.8%)
2000 to 2009276 (2.9%)6,644 (9.6%)
1980 to 1999525 (5.6%)14,299 (20.6%)
1960 to 19791,797 (19.2%)16,594 (23.9%)
1940 to 19591,958 (1,958.0%)12,771 (12,771.0%)
1939 or Earlier4,598 (49.1%)17,542 (25.2%)
Kingston Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 KingstonUlster County
1 Room402 (4.3%)1,379 (2.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms5,669 (60.6%)45,544 (65.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms3,068 (32.8%)22,392 (32.2%)
6 or 7 Rooms2,842 (30.4%)23,918 (34.4%)
8 or More Rooms1,306 (14.0%)13,977 (20.1%)
Kingston Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 KingstonUlster County
No Bedroom477 (5.1%)1,547 (2.2%)
1 Bedroom1,940 (20.7%)8,932 (12.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms5,669 (60.6%)45,544 (65.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,275 (13.6%)13,516 (19.4%)
Kingston Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 KingstonUlster County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities9,361 (100.0%)69,324 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities9,296 (99.3%)69,189 (99.5%)