Building Departments in Lowville, New York

There are 2 Building Departments in Lowville, New York, serving a population of 3,180 people in an area of 2 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 1,590 people, and 1 Building Department per square mile.

In New York, Lowville is ranked 87th of 2100 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 72nd of 2100 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Lowville Building Departments

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

Lowville Zoning 5533 Bostwick Street Lowville, NY

Nelson County Zoning 7660 North State Street Lowville, NY

About the Lowville Building Department

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

Lowville Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Lowville 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.

Lowville Residential Housing Units
 LowvilleLewis County
Total Housing Units1,50715,605
Occupied Housing Units1,338 (88.8%)10,242 (65.6%)
Lowville Occupied Residential Buildings
 LowvilleLewis County
Single-Family Detached Homes849 (63.5%)7,755 (75.7%)
Single-Family Attached Homes16 (1.2%)66 (0.6%)
2 Apartments100 (7.5%)360 (3.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments257 (19.2%)461 (4.5%)
5 to 9 Apartments22 (1.6%)115 (1.1%)
10 or More Apartments77 (5.8%)199 (1.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing17 (1.3%)1,286 (12.6%)
Lowville Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 LowvilleLewis County
2014 or Later19 (1.4%)85 (0.8%)
2010 to 201318 (1.3%)293 (2.9%)
2000 to 200915 (1.1%)1,024 (10.0%)
1980 to 199984 (6.3%)2,461 (24.0%)
1960 to 197986 (6.4%)1,559 (15.2%)
1940 to 1959207 (207.0%)1,047 (1,047.0%)
1939 or Earlier909 (67.9%)3,773 (36.8%)
Lowville Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 LowvilleLewis County
1 Room18 (1.3%)73 (0.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms696 (52.0%)6,742 (65.8%)
4 or 5 Rooms290 (21.7%)3,055 (29.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms329 (24.6%)3,354 (32.7%)
8 or More Rooms450 (33.6%)3,004 (29.3%)
Lowville Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 LowvilleLewis County
No Bedroom18 (1.3%)73 (0.7%)
1 Bedroom265 (19.8%)800 (7.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms696 (52.0%)6,742 (65.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms359 (26.8%)2,627 (25.6%)
Lowville Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 LowvilleLewis County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities1,338 (100.0%)10,212 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities1,338 (100.0%)10,200 (99.6%)