Lyon County Zoning

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Lyon County Zoning
206 South 2nd Avenue
Rock Rapids, Iowa, 51246

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About the Lyon County Zoning

The Lyon County Zoning, located in Rock 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.

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Lyon County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Lyon 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.

Lyon County Residential Housing Units
 Lyon CountyIowa
Total Housing Units4,9901,376,133
Occupied Housing Units4,489 (90.0%)1,251,587 (90.9%)
Lyon County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Lyon CountyIowa
Single-Family Detached Homes4,212 (93.8%)934,099 (74.6%)
Single-Family Attached Homes37 (0.8%)50,897 (4.1%)
2 Apartments35 (0.8%)26,726 (2.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments31 (0.7%)39,875 (3.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments44 (1.0%)43,032 (3.4%)
10 or More Apartments90 (2.0%)114,679 (9.2%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing40 (0.9%)42,279 (3.4%)
Lyon County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Lyon CountyIowa
2014 or Later42 (0.9%)11,867 (0.9%)
2010 to 2013150 (3.3%)35,593 (2.8%)
2000 to 2009314 (7.0%)148,031 (11.8%)
1980 to 1999689 (15.3%)230,206 (18.4%)
1960 to 19791,083 (24.1%)317,028 (25.3%)
1940 to 1959912 (20.3%)197,258 (15.8%)
1939 or Earlier1,299 (28.9%)311,604 (24.9%)
Lyon County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Lyon CountyIowa
1 Room3 (0.1%)13,066 (1.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms190 (4.2%)111,346 (8.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms1,065 (23.7%)399,298 (31.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms1,349 (30.1%)387,355 (30.9%)
8 or More Rooms1,882 (41.9%)340,522 (27.2%)
Lyon County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Lyon CountyIowa
No Bedroom5 (0.1%)14,961 (1.2%)
1 Bedroom165 (3.7%)108,409 (8.7%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms2,627 (58.5%)831,593 (66.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,692 (37.7%)296,624 (23.7%)
Lyon County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Lyon CountyIowa
With Complete Plumbing Facilities4,483 (99.9%)1,247,839 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities4,448 (99.1%)1,240,357 (99.1%)