Building Departments in New Rochelle, New York

There are 2 Building Departments in New Rochelle, New York, serving a population of 79,877 people in an area of 11 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 39,938 people, and 1 Building Department per 5 square miles.

In New York, New Rochelle is ranked 236th of 2100 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 214th of 2100 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of New Rochelle Building Departments

Find New Rochelle, New York building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

New Rochelle City Permits 515 North Avenue New Rochelle, NY

New Rochelle Zoning 515 North Avenue New Rochelle, NY

About the New Rochelle Building Department

Building Departments in New Rochelle, NY 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 New Rochelle 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:
  • New Rochelle, New York building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • New Rochelle building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • New Rochelle, NY zoning laws and requirements

New Rochelle Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find New Rochelle 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.

New Rochelle Residential Housing Units
 New RochelleWestchester County
Total Housing Units29,645373,942
Occupied Housing Units28,073 (94.7%)347,332 (92.9%)
New Rochelle Occupied Residential Buildings
 New RochelleWestchester County
Single-Family Detached Homes10,413 (37.1%)156,148 (45.0%)
Single-Family Attached Homes1,109 (4.0%)20,070 (5.8%)
2 Apartments2,273 (8.1%)29,255 (8.4%)
3 or 4 Apartments2,079 (7.4%)27,838 (8.0%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,275 (4.5%)17,850 (5.1%)
10 or More Apartments10,906 (38.8%)95,694 (27.6%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing18 (0.1%)477 (0.1%)
New Rochelle Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 New RochelleWestchester County
2014 or Later110 (0.4%)1,505 (0.4%)
2010 to 2013142 (0.5%)3,287 (0.9%)
2000 to 20091,692 (6.0%)17,390 (5.0%)
1980 to 19992,180 (7.8%)45,094 (13.0%)
1960 to 19794,455 (15.9%)80,599 (23.2%)
1940 to 19598,837 (8,837.0%)94,258 (94,258.0%)
1939 or Earlier10,657 (38.0%)105,199 (30.3%)
New Rochelle Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 New RochelleWestchester County
1 Room1,158 (4.1%)9,436 (2.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms14,122 (50.3%)184,319 (53.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms9,478 (33.8%)112,052 (32.3%)
6 or 7 Rooms4,602 (16.4%)77,901 (22.4%)
8 or More Rooms6,681 (23.8%)89,134 (25.7%)
New Rochelle Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 New RochelleWestchester County
No Bedroom1,295 (4.6%)10,815 (3.1%)
1 Bedroom6,741 (24.0%)66,245 (19.1%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms14,122 (50.3%)184,319 (53.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms5,915 (21.1%)85,953 (24.7%)
New Rochelle Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 New RochelleWestchester County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities28,058 (99.9%)346,152 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities27,977 (99.7%)344,785 (99.3%)