Building Departments in Kennebec County, Maine

There are 3 Building Departments in Kennebec County, Maine, serving a population of 121,289 people in an area of 868 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 40,429 people, and 1 Building Department per 289 square miles.

In Maine, Kennebec County is ranked 6th of 16 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 3rd of 16 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Kennebec County Building Departments

Find Kennebec County, Maine building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Augusta City Planning Department 16 Cony Street Augusta, ME

Clinton Planning Department BAKER St Clinton, ME

Maine Planning Department 19 Union Street Augusta, ME

About the Kennebec County Building Department

Building Departments in Kennebec County, ME 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 Kennebec County 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:
  • Kennebec County, Maine building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Kennebec County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Kennebec County, ME zoning laws and requirements

Kennebec County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Kennebec 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.

Kennebec County Residential Housing Units
 Kennebec CountyMaine
Total Housing Units62,464739,077
Occupied Housing Units51,542 (82.5%)556,955 (75.4%)
Kennebec County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Kennebec CountyMaine
Single-Family Detached Homes33,490 (65.0%)375,606 (67.4%)
Single-Family Attached Homes694 (1.3%)14,475 (2.6%)
2 Apartments3,104 (6.0%)29,426 (5.3%)
3 or 4 Apartments2,991 (5.8%)34,306 (6.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments3,061 (5.9%)23,341 (4.2%)
10 or More Apartments2,631 (5.1%)30,096 (5.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing5,571 (10.8%)49,705 (8.9%)
Kennebec County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Kennebec CountyMaine
2014 or Later370 (0.7%)5,466 (1.0%)
2010 to 2013949 (1.8%)12,230 (2.2%)
2000 to 20096,743 (13.1%)74,340 (13.3%)
1980 to 199913,217 (25.6%)151,047 (27.1%)
1960 to 197912,465 (24.2%)118,738 (21.3%)
1940 to 19596,603 (6,603.0%)64,902 (64,902.0%)
1939 or Earlier11,195 (21.7%)130,232 (23.4%)
Kennebec County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Kennebec CountyMaine
1 Room916 (1.8%)9,587 (1.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms35,861 (69.6%)386,112 (69.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms19,926 (38.7%)201,449 (36.2%)
6 or 7 Rooms15,892 (30.8%)176,659 (31.7%)
8 or More Rooms9,410 (18.3%)108,816 (19.5%)
Kennebec County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Kennebec CountyMaine
No Bedroom1,014 (2.0%)10,544 (1.9%)
1 Bedroom6,173 (12.0%)60,444 (10.9%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms35,861 (69.6%)386,112 (69.3%)
4 or More Bedrooms8,494 (16.5%)99,855 (17.9%)
Kennebec County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Kennebec CountyMaine
With Complete Plumbing Facilities51,356 (99.6%)553,161 (99.3%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities51,310 (99.5%)551,788 (99.1%)