Building Departments in Daviess County, Kentucky

There are 2 Building Departments in Daviess County, Kentucky, serving a population of 99,258 people in an area of 459 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 49,629 people, and 1 Building Department per 229 square miles.

In Kentucky, Daviess County is ranked 25th of 120 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 11th of 120 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Daviess County Building Departments

Find Daviess County, Kentucky building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Owensboro Permits 101 East 4th Street Owensboro, KY

Owensboro Planning and Zoning Department 200 East 3rd Street Owensboro, KY

About the Daviess County Building Department

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

Daviess County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Daviess 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.

Daviess County Residential Housing Units
 Daviess CountyKentucky
Total Housing Units42,9411,974,406
Occupied Housing Units39,808 (92.7%)1,728,681 (87.6%)
Daviess County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Daviess CountyKentucky
Single-Family Detached Homes30,388 (76.3%)1,185,169 (68.6%)
Single-Family Attached Homes559 (1.4%)45,785 (2.6%)
2 Apartments1,405 (3.5%)50,383 (2.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments2,117 (5.3%)72,897 (4.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,657 (4.2%)77,971 (4.5%)
10 or More Apartments1,822 (4.6%)107,829 (6.2%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,860 (4.7%)188,647 (10.9%)
Daviess County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Daviess CountyKentucky
2014 or Later496 (1.2%)23,703 (1.4%)
2010 to 20131,070 (2.7%)50,936 (2.9%)
2000 to 20094,583 (11.5%)265,204 (15.3%)
1980 to 19999,743 (24.5%)523,211 (30.3%)
1960 to 197913,575 (34.1%)474,746 (27.5%)
1940 to 19597,600 (7,600.0%)234,755 (234,755.0%)
1939 or Earlier2,741 (6.9%)156,126 (9.0%)
Daviess County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Daviess CountyKentucky
1 Room344 (0.9%)19,619 (1.1%)
2 or 3 Rooms28,700 (72.1%)1,235,975 (71.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms15,306 (38.4%)642,707 (37.2%)
6 or 7 Rooms13,642 (34.3%)559,949 (32.4%)
8 or More Rooms6,994 (17.6%)372,748 (21.6%)
Daviess County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Daviess CountyKentucky
No Bedroom394 (1.0%)21,743 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom3,437 (8.6%)131,902 (7.6%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms28,700 (72.1%)1,235,975 (71.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms7,277 (18.3%)339,061 (19.6%)
Daviess County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Daviess CountyKentucky
With Complete Plumbing Facilities39,724 (99.8%)1,720,547 (99.5%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities39,596 (99.5%)1,715,682 (99.2%)