Building Departments in Grand Forks County, North Dakota

There are 2 Building Departments in Grand Forks County, North Dakota, serving a population of 70,130 people in an area of 1,436 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 35,065 people, and 1 Building Department per 717 square miles.

In North Dakota, Grand Forks County is ranked 5th of 53 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 3rd of 53 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Grand Forks County Building Departments

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

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

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

About the Grand Forks County Building Department

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

Grand Forks County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Grand Forks 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.

Grand Forks County Residential Housing Units
 Grand Forks CountyNorth Dakota
Total Housing Units32,634367,684
Occupied Housing Units30,215 (92.6%)314,903 (85.6%)
Grand Forks County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Grand Forks CountyNorth Dakota
Single-Family Detached Homes13,360 (44.2%)186,687 (59.3%)
Single-Family Attached Homes2,460 (8.1%)19,100 (6.1%)
2 Apartments931 (3.1%)6,053 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,220 (4.0%)11,394 (3.6%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,282 (4.2%)11,417 (3.6%)
10 or More Apartments9,914 (32.8%)60,748 (19.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,048 (3.5%)19,504 (6.2%)
Grand Forks County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Grand Forks CountyNorth Dakota
2014 or Later1,185 (3.9%)14,375 (4.6%)
2010 to 20131,722 (5.7%)23,739 (7.5%)
2000 to 20093,491 (11.6%)38,431 (12.2%)
1980 to 19996,942 (23.0%)71,571 (22.7%)
1960 to 19799,076 (30.0%)86,860 (27.6%)
1940 to 19593,669 (3,669.0%)41,363 (41,363.0%)
1939 or Earlier4,130 (13.7%)38,564 (12.2%)
Grand Forks County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Grand Forks CountyNorth Dakota
1 Room627 (2.1%)5,694 (1.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms17,412 (57.6%)189,698 (60.2%)
4 or 5 Rooms9,157 (30.3%)99,114 (31.5%)
6 or 7 Rooms6,359 (21.0%)77,290 (24.5%)
8 or More Rooms7,414 (24.5%)92,469 (29.4%)
Grand Forks County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Grand Forks CountyNorth Dakota
No Bedroom737 (2.4%)6,282 (2.0%)
1 Bedroom5,087 (16.8%)31,727 (10.1%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms17,412 (57.6%)189,698 (60.2%)
4 or More Bedrooms6,979 (23.1%)87,196 (27.7%)
Grand Forks County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Grand Forks CountyNorth Dakota
With Complete Plumbing Facilities30,083 (99.6%)313,751 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities29,811 (98.7%)312,730 (99.3%)