Lee County Building Department

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Lee County Building Department Contact Information

View Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Lee County Building Department, a Building Department, at Woodland Avenue, Sanford NC.

Lee County Building Department
900 Woodland Avenue
Sanford, North Carolina, 27330
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Lee County Building Department

The Lee County Building Department, located in Sanford, North Carolina, 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 violations, appeals, complaints, and fines
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Lee County, North Carolina
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Lee County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Lee 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.

Lee County Residential Housing Units
 Lee CountyNorth Carolina
Total Housing Units24,4054,521,697
Occupied Housing Units21,691 (88.9%)3,874,346 (85.7%)
Lee County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Lee CountyNorth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes15,632 (72.1%)2,564,031 (66.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes341 (1.6%)163,294 (4.2%)
2 Apartments610 (2.8%)75,522 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments527 (2.4%)105,369 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments988 (4.6%)164,819 (4.3%)
10 or More Apartments674 (3.1%)315,258 (8.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing2,919 (13.5%)486,053 (12.5%)
Lee County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Lee CountyNorth Carolina
2014 or Later121 (0.6%)46,080 (1.2%)
2010 to 2013524 (2.4%)141,392 (3.6%)
2000 to 20093,781 (17.4%)802,896 (20.7%)
1980 to 19997,586 (35.0%)1,403,456 (36.2%)
1960 to 19796,139 (28.3%)885,693 (22.9%)
1940 to 19592,690 (12.4%)403,933 (10.4%)
1939 or Earlier850 (3.9%)190,896 (4.9%)
Lee County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Lee CountyNorth Carolina
1 Room216 (1.0%)47,603 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms1,439 (6.6%)306,266 (7.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms8,373 (38.6%)1,477,508 (38.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms7,551 (34.8%)1,236,163 (31.9%)
8 or More Rooms4,112 (19.0%)806,806 (20.8%)
Lee County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Lee CountyNorth Carolina
No Bedroom236 (1.1%)50,513 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom1,141 (5.3%)247,436 (6.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms16,834 (77.6%)2,813,482 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms3,480 (16.0%)762,915 (19.7%)
Lee County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Lee CountyNorth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities21,683 (100.0%)3,862,027 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities21,643 (99.8%)3,852,011 (99.4%)