Building Departments in North Dakota

There are 13 Building Departments in North Dakota, serving a population of 745,475 people in an area of 68,983 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 57,344 people, and 1 Building Department per 5,306 square miles.

The state of North Dakota is ranked 29th in Building Departments per capita, and 48th in Building Departments per square mile.

List of ND Building Departments

Find North Dakota building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Bowman County Zoning 104 1st Street Northwest Bowman, ND

Burleigh County Planning Department 221 North 5th Street Bismarck, ND

Devils Lake City Planning Department 423 6th Street Northeast Devils Lake, ND

Fargo City Building Department 200 3rd Street North Fargo, ND

Fargo Permits 503 38th St S Fargo, ND

Grand Forks County Zoning 151 South 4th Street Grand Forks, ND

Grand Forks Zoning 255 North 4th Street Grand Forks, ND

Minot City Permits 1025 31st Street Southeast Minot, ND

North Dakota Building Department 1513 South 12th Street Bismarck, ND

North Dakota Planning Department 608 East Boulevard Avenue Bismarck, ND

North Dakota State Permits 600 East Boulevard Avenue Bismarck, ND

West Fargo City Building Department 925 10th Avenue East West Fargo, ND

Williston Planning Department 22 East Broadway Williston, ND

North Dakota Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find North Dakota 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.

North Dakota Residential Housing Units
 North DakotaUnited States
Total Housing Units360,660135,393,564
Occupied Housing Units311,525 (86.4%)118,825,921 (87.8%)
North Dakota Occupied Residential Buildings
 North DakotaUnited States
Single-Family Detached Homes185,932 (59.7%)74,725,744 (62.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes18,603 (6.0%)7,108,474 (6.0%)
2 Apartments6,081 (2.0%)4,163,223 (3.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments12,147 (3.9%)5,096,643 (4.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments11,257 (3.6%)5,539,054 (4.7%)
10 or More Apartments57,533 (18.5%)15,360,749 (12.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing19,972 (6.4%)6,832,034 (5.7%)
North Dakota Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 North DakotaUnited States
2014 or Later8,292 (2.7%)1,027,503 (0.9%)
2010 to 201321,777 (7.0%)2,888,604 (2.4%)
2000 to 200939,486 (12.7%)17,290,715 (14.6%)
1980 to 199971,724 (23.0%)32,923,618 (27.7%)
1960 to 197989,089 (28.6%)31,190,223 (26.2%)
1940 to 195941,904 (13.5%)18,692,139 (15.7%)
1939 or Earlier39,253 (12.6%)14,813,119 (12.5%)
North Dakota Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 North DakotaUnited States
1 Room5,289 (1.7%)2,205,033 (1.9%)
2 or 3 Rooms39,025 (12.5%)12,973,069 (10.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms98,806 (31.7%)41,694,651 (35.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms77,928 (25.0%)36,818,298 (31.0%)
8 or More Rooms90,477 (29.0%)25,134,870 (21.2%)
North Dakota Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 North DakotaUnited States
No Bedroom5,903 (1.9%)2,479,583 (2.1%)
1 Bedroom30,861 (9.9%)12,375,686 (10.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms189,455 (60.8%)77,772,411 (65.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms85,306 (27.4%)26,198,241 (22.0%)
North Dakota Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 North DakotaUnited States
With Complete Plumbing Facilities310,427 (99.6%)118,355,147 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities309,279 (99.3%)117,845,683 (99.2%)