Linn County Planning Department

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Linn County Planning Department Contact Information

Address, Phone Number, and Fax Number for Linn County Planning Department, a Building Department, at 1st Street Southwest, Cedar Rapids IA.

Linn County Planning Department
930 1st Street Southwest
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52404

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About the Linn County Planning Department

The Linn County Planning Department, located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 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:
  • Linn County building codes and ordinances
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Linn County, Iowa
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Linn County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Linn 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.

Linn County Residential Housing Units
 Linn CountyIowa
Total Housing Units96,4731,386,722
Occupied Housing Units89,807 (93.1%)1,256,855 (90.6%)
Linn County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Linn CountyIowa
Single-Family Detached Homes62,053 (69.1%)936,515 (74.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes4,681 (5.2%)51,615 (4.1%)
2 Apartments1,141 (1.3%)26,009 (2.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments4,072 (4.5%)40,360 (3.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments3,927 (4.4%)43,379 (3.5%)
10 or More Apartments10,100 (11.2%)115,549 (9.2%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing3,833 (4.3%)43,428 (3.5%)
Linn County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Linn CountyIowa
2014 or Later1,909 (2.1%)20,326 (1.6%)
2010 to 20133,570 (4.0%)38,328 (3.0%)
2000 to 200913,807 (15.4%)146,540 (11.7%)
1980 to 199920,577 (22.9%)230,871 (18.4%)
1960 to 197924,616 (27.4%)317,879 (25.3%)
1940 to 195913,131 (13,131.0%)195,266 (195,266.0%)
1939 or Earlier12,197 (13.6%)307,645 (24.5%)
Linn County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Linn CountyIowa
1 Room1,062 (1.2%)14,203 (1.1%)
2 or 3 Rooms58,158 (64.8%)830,419 (66.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms27,962 (31.1%)396,506 (31.5%)
6 or 7 Rooms27,144 (30.2%)387,800 (30.9%)
8 or More Rooms25,688 (28.6%)346,039 (27.5%)
Linn County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Linn CountyIowa
No Bedroom1,187 (1.3%)16,239 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom7,730 (8.6%)108,716 (8.6%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms58,158 (64.8%)830,419 (66.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms22,732 (25.3%)301,481 (24.0%)
Linn County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Linn CountyIowa
With Complete Plumbing Facilities89,663 (99.8%)1,253,328 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities89,173 (99.3%)1,245,359 (99.1%)