Building Departments in Keith County, Nebraska

There are 2 Building Departments in Keith County, Nebraska, serving a population of 8,129 people in an area of 1,062 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 4,064 people, and 1 Building Department per 530 square miles.

In Nebraska, Keith County is ranked 5th of 93 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 17th of 93 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Keith County Building Departments

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

Keith County Planning Department 511 North Spruce Street Ogallala, NE

Ogallala City Planning and Zoning Department 411 East 2nd Street Ogallala, NE

About the Keith County Building Department

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

Keith County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Keith 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.

Keith County Residential Housing Units
 Keith CountyNebraska
Total Housing Units5,452830,749
Occupied Housing Units3,844 (70.5%)754,063 (90.8%)
Keith County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Keith CountyNebraska
Single-Family Detached Homes3,062 (79.7%)555,555 (73.7%)
Single-Family Attached Homes79 (2.1%)30,935 (4.1%)
2 Apartments69 (1.8%)13,634 (1.8%)
3 or 4 Apartments192 (5.0%)19,144 (2.5%)
5 to 9 Apartments73 (1.9%)28,753 (3.8%)
10 or More Apartments77 (2.0%)85,549 (11.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing292 (7.6%)20,493 (2.7%)
Keith County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Keith CountyNebraska
2014 or Later8 (0.2%)12,370 (1.6%)
2010 to 201350 (1.3%)22,334 (3.0%)
2000 to 2009276 (7.2%)92,314 (12.2%)
1980 to 1999652 (17.0%)161,414 (21.4%)
1960 to 19791,170 (30.4%)206,470 (27.4%)
1940 to 19591,001 (1,001.0%)109,047 (109,047.0%)
1939 or Earlier687 (17.9%)150,114 (19.9%)
Keith County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Keith CountyNebraska
1 Room54 (1.4%)10,029 (1.3%)
2 or 3 Rooms2,342 (60.9%)470,243 (62.4%)
4 or 5 Rooms1,326 (34.5%)217,475 (28.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms851 (22.1%)221,412 (29.4%)
8 or More Rooms1,352 (35.2%)228,076 (30.2%)
Keith County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Keith CountyNebraska
No Bedroom54 (1.4%)11,465 (1.5%)
1 Bedroom295 (7.7%)78,965 (10.5%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms2,342 (60.9%)470,243 (62.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,153 (30.0%)193,390 (25.6%)
Keith County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Keith CountyNebraska
With Complete Plumbing Facilities3,840 (99.9%)751,671 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities3,825 (99.5%)745,707 (98.9%)