Building Departments in Clay County, Missouri

There are 2 Building Departments in Clay County, Missouri, serving a population of 236,068 people in an area of 398 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 118,034 people, and 1 Building Department per 198 square miles.

In Missouri, Clay County is ranked 33rd of 115 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 8th of 115 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Clay County Building Departments

Find Clay County, Missouri building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Clay County Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits 234 East Shrader Street Liberty, MO

Liberty Permits # 3, 101 E Kansas St Liberty, MO

About the Clay County Building Department

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

Clay County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Clay 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.

Clay County Residential Housing Units
 Clay CountyMissouri
Total Housing Units96,9352,775,635
Occupied Housing Units90,285 (93.1%)2,396,271 (86.3%)
Clay County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Clay CountyMissouri
Single-Family Detached Homes66,383 (73.5%)1,724,784 (72.0%)
Single-Family Attached Homes4,271 (4.7%)85,998 (3.6%)
2 Apartments1,302 (1.4%)73,443 (3.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments2,877 (3.2%)106,933 (4.5%)
5 to 9 Apartments4,838 (5.4%)90,101 (3.8%)
10 or More Apartments8,892 (9.8%)183,214 (7.6%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,722 (1.9%)131,798 (5.5%)
Clay County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Clay CountyMissouri
2014 or Later1,829 (2.0%)29,876 (1.2%)
2010 to 20132,892 (3.2%)59,369 (2.5%)
2000 to 200918,138 (20.1%)333,392 (13.9%)
1980 to 199926,223 (29.0%)649,812 (27.1%)
1960 to 197924,048 (26.6%)651,629 (27.2%)
1940 to 195913,110 (13,110.0%)358,662 (358,662.0%)
1939 or Earlier4,045 (4.5%)313,531 (13.1%)
Clay County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Clay CountyMissouri
1 Room939 (1.0%)29,424 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms58,463 (64.8%)1,645,975 (68.7%)
4 or 5 Rooms27,483 (30.4%)847,464 (35.4%)
6 or 7 Rooms31,490 (34.9%)770,186 (32.1%)
8 or More Rooms23,038 (25.5%)543,817 (22.7%)
Clay County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Clay CountyMissouri
No Bedroom1,091 (1.2%)32,739 (1.4%)
1 Bedroom7,106 (7.9%)212,804 (8.9%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms58,463 (64.8%)1,645,975 (68.7%)
4 or More Bedrooms23,625 (26.2%)504,753 (21.1%)
Clay County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Clay CountyMissouri
With Complete Plumbing Facilities90,214 (99.9%)2,386,456 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities89,979 (99.7%)2,377,087 (99.2%)