Building Departments in Genesee County, Michigan

There are 5 Building Departments in Genesee County, Michigan, serving a population of 410,881 people in an area of 637 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 82,176 people, and 1 Building Department per 127 square miles.

In Michigan, Genesee County is ranked 60th of 83 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 12th of 83 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Genesee County Building Departments

Find Genesee County, Michigan building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Atlas Township Building Department 7386 Gale Road Grand Blanc, MI

Davison Building Department 1280 North Irish Road Davison, MI

Fenton Building Department 12060 Mantawauka Drive Fenton, MI

Flint Zoning 1101 Saginaw Street Flint, MI

Genesee County Planning Department 1101 Beach Street Flint, MI

About the Genesee County Building Department

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

Genesee County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Genesee 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.

Genesee County Residential Housing Units
 Genesee CountyMichigan
Total Housing Units191,9584,568,200
Occupied Housing Units166,838 (86.9%)3,888,646 (85.1%)
Genesee County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Genesee CountyMichigan
Single-Family Detached Homes125,970 (75.5%)2,826,763 (72.7%)
Single-Family Attached Homes7,705 (4.6%)186,578 (4.8%)
2 Apartments1,688 (1.0%)80,820 (2.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments2,962 (1.8%)98,090 (2.5%)
5 to 9 Apartments6,069 (3.6%)169,665 (4.4%)
10 or More Apartments14,542 (8.7%)341,387 (8.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing7,902 (4.7%)185,343 (4.8%)
Genesee County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Genesee CountyMichigan
2014 or Later360 (0.2%)17,356 (0.4%)
2010 to 2013662 (0.4%)42,861 (1.1%)
2000 to 200917,318 (10.4%)404,771 (10.4%)
1980 to 199934,149 (20.5%)914,674 (23.5%)
1960 to 197954,951 (32.9%)1,078,734 (27.7%)
1940 to 195942,227 (25.3%)880,991 (22.7%)
1939 or Earlier17,171 (10.3%)549,259 (14.1%)
Genesee County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Genesee CountyMichigan
1 Room1,048 (0.6%)38,129 (1.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms12,673 (7.6%)312,432 (8.0%)
4 or 5 Rooms57,916 (34.7%)1,278,374 (32.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms61,434 (36.8%)1,333,206 (34.3%)
8 or More Rooms33,767 (20.2%)926,505 (23.8%)
Genesee County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Genesee CountyMichigan
No Bedroom1,251 (0.7%)42,885 (1.1%)
1 Bedroom13,067 (7.8%)327,680 (8.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms124,262 (74.5%)2,691,043 (69.2%)
4 or More Bedrooms28,258 (16.9%)827,038 (21.3%)
Genesee County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Genesee CountyMichigan
With Complete Plumbing Facilities166,445 (99.8%)3,875,375 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities165,797 (99.4%)3,859,095 (99.2%)