Building Departments in Morgantown, West Virginia

There are 4 Building Departments in Morgantown, West Virginia, serving a population of 30,099 people in an area of 10 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 7,524 people, and 1 Building Department per 2 square miles.

In West Virginia, Morgantown is ranked 22nd of 1046 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 14th of 1046 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Morgantown Building Departments

Find Morgantown, West Virginia building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Monongalia County Planning Department 100 Hart Field Road Morgantown, WV

Morgantown Building Department 389 Spruce Street Morgantown, WV

Morgantown Permits 389 Spruce Street Morgantown, WV

Star City Town Permits 370 Broadway Avenue Morgantown, WV

About the Morgantown Building Department

Building Departments in Morgantown, WV 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 Morgantown 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:
  • Morgantown, West Virginia building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Morgantown building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Morgantown, WV zoning laws and requirements

Morgantown Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Morgantown 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.

Morgantown Residential Housing Units
 MorgantownMonongalia County
Total Housing Units12,50844,931
Occupied Housing Units10,522 (84.1%)38,856 (86.5%)
Morgantown Occupied Residential Buildings
 MorgantownMonongalia County
Single-Family Detached Homes5,487 (52.1%)20,799 (53.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes177 (1.7%)1,864 (4.8%)
2 Apartments817 (7.8%)1,170 (3.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments742 (7.1%)2,019 (5.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments922 (8.8%)2,895 (7.5%)
10 or More Apartments2,054 (19.5%)5,759 (14.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing323 (3.1%)4,350 (11.2%)
Morgantown Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 MorgantownMonongalia County
2014 or Later227 (2.2%)747 (1.9%)
2010 to 2013441 (4.2%)2,300 (5.9%)
2000 to 20091,047 (10.0%)6,620 (17.0%)
1980 to 19991,765 (16.8%)11,199 (28.8%)
1960 to 19792,172 (20.6%)8,229 (21.2%)
1940 to 19592,229 (2,229.0%)4,866 (4,866.0%)
1939 or Earlier2,641 (25.1%)4,895 (12.6%)
Morgantown Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 MorgantownMonongalia County
1 Room1,146 (10.9%)2,911 (7.5%)
2 or 3 Rooms6,463 (61.4%)25,584 (65.8%)
4 or 5 Rooms3,229 (30.7%)12,956 (33.3%)
6 or 7 Rooms2,650 (25.2%)10,636 (27.4%)
8 or More Rooms2,169 (20.6%)8,224 (21.2%)
Morgantown Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 MorgantownMonongalia County
No Bedroom1,146 (10.9%)2,932 (7.5%)
1 Bedroom1,294 (12.3%)3,666 (9.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms6,463 (61.4%)25,584 (65.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,619 (15.4%)6,674 (17.2%)
Morgantown Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 MorgantownMonongalia County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities10,509 (99.9%)38,816 (99.9%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities10,460 (99.4%)38,688 (99.6%)