Lee County Building Department

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Lee County Building Department Contact Information

Address, Phone Number, and Fax Number for Lee County Building Department, a Building Department, at Avenue A, Opelika AL.

Lee County Building Department
909 Avenue A
Opelika, Alabama, 36801

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About the Lee County Building Department

The Lee County Building Department, located in Opelika, Alabama, 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.

You may contact the Department of Buildings for questions about:
  • Lee County building codes and ordinances
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Lee County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Lee 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.

Lee County Residential Housing Units
 Lee CountyAlabama
Total Housing Units68,0812,244,462
Occupied Housing Units59,373 (87.2%)1,860,269 (82.9%)
Lee County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Lee CountyAlabama
Single-Family Detached Homes34,663 (58.4%)1,318,605 (70.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes1,684 (2.8%)30,251 (1.6%)
2 Apartments3,218 (5.4%)37,623 (2.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,583 (2.7%)52,509 (2.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,618 (4.4%)78,374 (4.2%)
10 or More Apartments6,022 (10.1%)113,418 (6.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing9,585 (16.1%)229,489 (12.3%)
Lee County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Lee CountyAlabama
2014 or Later1,754 (3.0%)30,141 (1.6%)
2010 to 20134,914 (8.3%)70,948 (3.8%)
2000 to 200914,155 (23.8%)307,304 (16.5%)
1980 to 199922,332 (37.6%)618,734 (33.3%)
1960 to 197911,220 (18.9%)516,746 (27.8%)
1940 to 19593,450 (3,450.0%)226,374 (226,374.0%)
1939 or Earlier1,548 (2.6%)90,022 (4.8%)
Lee County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Lee CountyAlabama
1 Room2,280 (3.8%)18,357 (1.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms40,598 (68.4%)1,341,593 (72.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms21,415 (36.1%)644,541 (34.6%)
6 or 7 Rooms18,495 (31.2%)670,416 (36.0%)
8 or More Rooms11,939 (20.1%)409,561 (22.0%)
Lee County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Lee CountyAlabama
No Bedroom2,317 (3.9%)19,884 (1.1%)
1 Bedroom3,401 (5.7%)105,813 (5.7%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms40,598 (68.4%)1,341,593 (72.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms13,057 (22.0%)392,979 (21.1%)
Lee County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Lee CountyAlabama
With Complete Plumbing Facilities59,271 (99.8%)1,853,472 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities59,155 (99.6%)1,848,444 (99.4%)