Building Departments in Lincoln County, Nebraska

There are 2 Building Departments in Lincoln County, Nebraska, serving a population of 35,569 people in an area of 2,564 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 17,784 people, and 1 Building Department per 1,281 square miles.

In Nebraska, Lincoln County is ranked 24th of 93 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 34th of 93 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Lincoln County Building Departments

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

Lincoln County Planning Department 211 W 3rd St North Platte, NE

North Platte Planning Department 211 West 3rd Street North Platte, NE

About the Lincoln County Building Department

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

Lincoln County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Lincoln 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.

Lincoln County Residential Housing Units
 Lincoln CountyNebraska
Total Housing Units16,782830,749
Occupied Housing Units14,985 (89.3%)754,063 (90.8%)
Lincoln County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Lincoln CountyNebraska
Single-Family Detached Homes10,775 (71.9%)555,555 (73.7%)
Single-Family Attached Homes714 (4.8%)30,935 (4.1%)
2 Apartments370 (2.5%)13,634 (1.8%)
3 or 4 Apartments344 (2.3%)19,144 (2.5%)
5 to 9 Apartments388 (2.6%)28,753 (3.8%)
10 or More Apartments1,323 (8.8%)85,549 (11.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,071 (7.1%)20,493 (2.7%)
Lincoln County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Lincoln CountyNebraska
2014 or Later57 (0.4%)12,370 (1.6%)
2010 to 2013323 (2.2%)22,334 (3.0%)
2000 to 20091,671 (11.2%)92,314 (12.2%)
1980 to 19992,521 (16.8%)161,414 (21.4%)
1960 to 19795,059 (33.8%)206,470 (27.4%)
1940 to 19592,837 (2,837.0%)109,047 (109,047.0%)
1939 or Earlier2,517 (16.8%)150,114 (19.9%)
Lincoln County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Lincoln CountyNebraska
1 Room433 (2.9%)10,029 (1.3%)
2 or 3 Rooms9,939 (66.3%)470,243 (62.4%)
4 or 5 Rooms4,998 (33.4%)217,475 (28.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms4,601 (30.7%)221,412 (29.4%)
8 or More Rooms3,506 (23.4%)228,076 (30.2%)
Lincoln County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Lincoln CountyNebraska
No Bedroom444 (3.0%)11,465 (1.5%)
1 Bedroom1,341 (8.9%)78,965 (10.5%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms9,939 (66.3%)470,243 (62.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms3,261 (21.8%)193,390 (25.6%)
Lincoln County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Lincoln CountyNebraska
With Complete Plumbing Facilities14,985 (100.0%)751,671 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities14,639 (97.7%)745,707 (98.9%)