Building Departments in Madison County, Mississippi

There are 4 Building Departments in Madison County, Mississippi, serving a population of 102,212 people in an area of 715 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 25,553 people, and 1 Building Department per 178 square miles.

In Mississippi, Madison County is ranked 11th of 82 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 3rd of 82 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Madison County Building Departments

Find Madison County, Mississippi building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Madison City Zoning 1004 Madison Avenue Madison, MS

Madison Permits 1239 U.s. 51 Madison, MS

Ridgeland Permits and Zoning 304 U.s. 51 Ridgeland, MS

Ridgeland Planning Department 1025 Northpark Dr Ridgeland, MS

About the Madison County Building Department

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

Madison County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Madison 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.

Madison County Residential Housing Units
 Madison CountyMississippi
Total Housing Units41,9061,308,259
Occupied Housing Units38,405 (91.6%)1,103,514 (84.3%)
Madison County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Madison CountyMississippi
Single-Family Detached Homes28,923 (75.3%)779,523 (70.6%)
Single-Family Attached Homes639 (1.7%)13,562 (1.2%)
2 Apartments317 (0.8%)24,290 (2.2%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,450 (3.8%)32,424 (2.9%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,678 (7.0%)48,148 (4.4%)
10 or More Apartments2,759 (7.2%)46,733 (4.2%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,639 (4.3%)158,834 (14.4%)
Madison County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Madison CountyMississippi
2014 or Later469 (1.2%)10,412 (0.9%)
2010 to 20132,337 (6.1%)34,252 (3.1%)
2000 to 200910,299 (26.8%)197,778 (17.9%)
1980 to 199916,385 (42.7%)366,966 (33.3%)
1960 to 19796,746 (17.6%)333,352 (30.2%)
1940 to 19591,498 (3.9%)114,787 (10.4%)
1939 or Earlier671 (1.7%)45,967 (4.2%)
Madison County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Madison CountyMississippi
1 Room516 (1.3%)12,936 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms2,968 (7.7%)76,156 (6.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms11,737 (30.6%)438,799 (39.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms13,114 (34.1%)387,501 (35.1%)
8 or More Rooms10,070 (26.2%)188,122 (17.0%)
Madison County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Madison CountyMississippi
No Bedroom516 (1.3%)13,737 (1.2%)
1 Bedroom2,486 (6.5%)58,491 (5.3%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms23,426 (61.0%)826,006 (74.9%)
4 or More Bedrooms11,977 (31.2%)205,280 (18.6%)
Madison County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Madison CountyMississippi
With Complete Plumbing Facilities38,300 (99.7%)1,098,314 (99.5%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities38,078 (99.1%)1,095,313 (99.3%)