Building Departments in Douglas County, Nebraska

There are 4 Building Departments in Douglas County, Nebraska, serving a population of 549,706 people in an area of 329 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 137,426 people, and 1 Building Department per 82 square miles.

In Nebraska, Douglas County is ranked 33rd of 93 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 2nd of 93 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Douglas County Building Departments

Find Douglas County, Nebraska building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Douglas County Planning and Zoning Department 3015 Menke Circle Omaha, NE

Omaha City Zoning 1819 Farnam Street Omaha, NE

Omaha Permits 4425 South 108th Street Omaha, NE

Omaha Planning Department 1819 Farnam Street Omaha, NE

About the Douglas County Building Department

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

Douglas County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Douglas 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.

Douglas County Residential Housing Units
 Douglas CountyNebraska
Total Housing Units232,063830,749
Occupied Housing Units215,787 (93.0%)754,063 (90.8%)
Douglas County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Douglas CountyNebraska
Single-Family Detached Homes148,827 (69.0%)555,555 (73.7%)
Single-Family Attached Homes9,081 (4.2%)30,935 (4.1%)
2 Apartments2,899 (1.3%)13,634 (1.8%)
3 or 4 Apartments4,261 (2.0%)19,144 (2.5%)
5 to 9 Apartments11,460 (5.3%)28,753 (3.8%)
10 or More Apartments37,141 (17.2%)85,549 (11.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing2,118 (1.0%)20,493 (2.7%)
Douglas County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Douglas CountyNebraska
2014 or Later4,168 (1.9%)12,370 (1.6%)
2010 to 20137,789 (3.6%)22,334 (3.0%)
2000 to 200927,844 (12.9%)92,314 (12.2%)
1980 to 199947,982 (22.2%)161,414 (21.4%)
1960 to 197960,646 (28.1%)206,470 (27.4%)
1940 to 195930,538 (30,538.0%)109,047 (109,047.0%)
1939 or Earlier36,820 (17.1%)150,114 (19.9%)
Douglas County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Douglas CountyNebraska
1 Room3,771 (1.7%)10,029 (1.3%)
2 or 3 Rooms128,740 (59.7%)470,243 (62.4%)
4 or 5 Rooms57,045 (26.4%)217,475 (28.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms64,757 (30.0%)221,412 (29.4%)
8 or More Rooms61,383 (28.4%)228,076 (30.2%)
Douglas County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Douglas CountyNebraska
No Bedroom4,408 (2.0%)11,465 (1.5%)
1 Bedroom30,460 (14.1%)78,965 (10.5%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms128,740 (59.7%)470,243 (62.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms52,179 (24.2%)193,390 (25.6%)
Douglas County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Douglas CountyNebraska
With Complete Plumbing Facilities215,241 (99.7%)751,671 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities213,547 (99.0%)745,707 (98.9%)