Building Departments in Cabarrus County, North Carolina

There are 4 Building Departments in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, serving a population of 196,716 people in an area of 362 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 49,179 people, and 1 Building Department per 90 square miles.

In North Carolina, Cabarrus County is ranked 53rd of 100 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 10th of 100 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Cabarrus County Building Departments

Find Cabarrus County, North Carolina building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Cabarrus County Planning Department 65 Church Street South Concord, NC

Cabarrus County Zoning 65 Church Street South Concord, NC

Harrisburg Zoning 4100 Main Street Harrisburg, NC

Kannapolis Planning and Zoning Department 118 South Main Street Kannapolis, NC

About the Cabarrus County Building Department

Building Departments in Cabarrus County, NC 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 Cabarrus 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:
  • Cabarrus County, North Carolina building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Cabarrus County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Cabarrus County, NC zoning laws and requirements

Cabarrus County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Cabarrus 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.

Cabarrus County Residential Housing Units
 Cabarrus CountyNorth Carolina
Total Housing Units76,7844,521,697
Occupied Housing Units70,598 (91.9%)3,874,346 (85.7%)
Cabarrus County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Cabarrus CountyNorth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes56,363 (79.8%)2,564,031 (66.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes2,068 (2.9%)163,294 (4.2%)
2 Apartments1,231 (1.7%)75,522 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments897 (1.3%)105,369 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,231 (3.2%)164,819 (4.3%)
10 or More Apartments3,410 (4.8%)315,258 (8.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing4,398 (6.2%)486,053 (12.5%)
Cabarrus County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Cabarrus CountyNorth Carolina
2014 or Later1,410 (2.0%)46,080 (1.2%)
2010 to 20133,292 (4.7%)141,392 (3.6%)
2000 to 200919,969 (28.3%)802,896 (20.7%)
1980 to 199922,581 (32.0%)1,403,456 (36.2%)
1960 to 197911,384 (16.1%)885,693 (22.9%)
1940 to 19597,934 (11.2%)403,933 (10.4%)
1939 or Earlier4,028 (5.7%)190,896 (4.9%)
Cabarrus County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Cabarrus CountyNorth Carolina
1 Room2,506 (3.5%)47,603 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms2,771 (3.9%)306,266 (7.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms23,573 (33.4%)1,477,508 (38.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms22,142 (31.4%)1,236,163 (31.9%)
8 or More Rooms19,606 (27.8%)806,806 (20.8%)
Cabarrus County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Cabarrus CountyNorth Carolina
No Bedroom2,535 (3.6%)50,513 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom2,507 (3.6%)247,436 (6.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms45,959 (65.1%)2,813,482 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms19,597 (27.8%)762,915 (19.7%)
Cabarrus County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Cabarrus CountyNorth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities70,451 (99.8%)3,862,027 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities70,290 (99.6%)3,852,011 (99.4%)