Building Departments in Cass County, North Dakota

There are 3 Building Departments in Cass County, North Dakota, serving a population of 170,620 people in an area of 1,765 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 56,873 people, and 1 Building Department per 588 square miles.

In North Dakota, Cass County is ranked 6th of 53 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 2nd of 53 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Cass County Building Departments

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

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

Fargo Permits 503 38th St S Fargo, ND

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

About the Cass County Building Department

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

Cass County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Cass 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.

Cass County Residential Housing Units
 Cass CountyNorth Dakota
Total Housing Units80,107367,684
Occupied Housing Units74,205 (92.6%)314,903 (85.6%)
Cass County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Cass CountyNorth Dakota
Single-Family Detached Homes33,033 (44.5%)186,687 (59.3%)
Single-Family Attached Homes7,206 (9.7%)19,100 (6.1%)
2 Apartments1,565 (2.1%)6,053 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,868 (2.5%)11,394 (3.6%)
5 to 9 Apartments3,044 (4.1%)11,417 (3.6%)
10 or More Apartments25,949 (35.0%)60,748 (19.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,540 (2.1%)19,504 (6.2%)
Cass County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Cass CountyNorth Dakota
2014 or Later4,464 (6.0%)14,375 (4.6%)
2010 to 20136,013 (8.1%)23,739 (7.5%)
2000 to 200913,501 (18.2%)38,431 (12.2%)
1980 to 199922,051 (29.7%)71,571 (22.7%)
1960 to 197915,473 (20.9%)86,860 (27.6%)
1940 to 19596,680 (6,680.0%)41,363 (41,363.0%)
1939 or Earlier6,023 (8.1%)38,564 (12.2%)
Cass County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Cass CountyNorth Dakota
1 Room1,764 (2.4%)5,694 (1.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms42,585 (57.4%)189,698 (60.2%)
4 or 5 Rooms24,179 (32.6%)99,114 (31.5%)
6 or 7 Rooms15,368 (20.7%)77,290 (24.5%)
8 or More Rooms20,607 (27.8%)92,469 (29.4%)
Cass County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Cass CountyNorth Dakota
No Bedroom2,046 (2.8%)6,282 (2.0%)
1 Bedroom10,112 (13.6%)31,727 (10.1%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms42,585 (57.4%)189,698 (60.2%)
4 or More Bedrooms19,462 (26.2%)87,196 (27.7%)
Cass County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Cass CountyNorth Dakota
With Complete Plumbing Facilities73,919 (99.6%)313,751 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities73,570 (99.1%)312,730 (99.3%)