Building Departments in Manteo, North Carolina

There are 2 Building Departments in Manteo, North Carolina, serving a population of 1,485 people in an area of 2 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 742 people, and 1 Building Department per square mile.

In North Carolina, Manteo is ranked 9th of 959 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 6th of 959 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Manteo Building Departments

Find Manteo, North Carolina building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Manteo Town Permits 407 Budleigh Street Manteo, NC

Manteo Zoning 954 Marshall C Collins Drive Manteo, NC

About the Manteo Building Department

Building Departments in Manteo, NC 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 Manteo 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:
  • Manteo, North Carolina building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Manteo building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Manteo, NC zoning laws and requirements

Manteo Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Manteo 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.

Manteo Residential Housing Units
 ManteoDare County
Total Housing Units1,41634,290
Occupied Housing Units705 (49.8%)15,264 (44.5%)
Manteo Occupied Residential Buildings
 ManteoDare County
Single-Family Detached Homes447 (63.4%)12,466 (81.7%)
Single-Family Attached Homes43 (6.1%)302 (2.0%)
2 Apartments23 (3.3%)411 (2.7%)
3 or 4 Apartments59 (8.4%)305 (2.0%)
5 to 9 Apartments39 (5.5%)316 (2.1%)
10 or More Apartments83 (11.8%)215 (1.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing11 (1.6%)1,249 (8.2%)
Manteo Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 ManteoDare County
2014 or Later4 (0.6%)105 (0.7%)
2010 to 201322 (3.1%)280 (1.8%)
2000 to 2009115 (16.3%)2,988 (19.6%)
1980 to 1999282 (40.0%)7,710 (50.5%)
1960 to 1979110 (15.6%)2,685 (17.6%)
1940 to 195954 (7.7%)690 (4.5%)
1939 or Earlier118 (16.7%)806 (5.3%)
Manteo Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 ManteoDare County
1 Room24 (3.4%)172 (1.1%)
2 or 3 Rooms68 (9.6%)752 (4.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms327 (46.4%)6,574 (43.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms161 (22.8%)4,740 (31.1%)
8 or More Rooms125 (17.7%)3,026 (19.8%)
Manteo Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 ManteoDare County
No Bedroom24 (3.4%)182 (1.2%)
1 Bedroom73 (10.4%)452 (3.0%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms483 (68.5%)10,744 (70.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms125 (17.7%)3,886 (25.5%)
Manteo Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 ManteoDare County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities696 (98.7%)15,240 (99.8%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities696 (98.7%)15,255 (99.9%)