New York State Planning Department in Watertown, New York

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New York State Planning Department Contact Information

Address and Phone Number for New York State Planning Department, a Building Department, at Washington Street, Watertown NY.

New York State Planning Department
317 Washington Street
Watertown, New York, 13601

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About the New York State Planning Department

The New York State Planning Department, located in Watertown, New York, ensures the construction of safe buildings, primarily through the development and enforcement of building codes. The Building Department establishes building codes and standards for the construction of buildings and addresses virtually all aspects of construction, including design requirements, building materials, parking, resistance to natural disasters, and trades such as electric and plumbing.

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Watertown Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Watertown 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.

Watertown Residential Housing Units
 WatertownJefferson County
Total Housing Units13,20059,801
Occupied Housing Units11,110 (84.2%)43,267 (72.4%)
Watertown Occupied Residential Buildings
 WatertownJefferson County
Single-Family Detached Homes4,778 (43.0%)24,413 (56.4%)
Single-Family Attached Homes753 (6.8%)3,223 (7.4%)
2 Apartments1,369 (12.3%)2,649 (6.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,471 (13.2%)3,628 (8.4%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,073 (9.7%)2,540 (5.9%)
10 or More Apartments1,575 (14.2%)3,137 (7.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing91 (0.8%)3,677 (8.5%)
Watertown Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 WatertownJefferson County
2014 or Later126 (1.1%)679 (1.6%)
2010 to 201350 (0.5%)1,789 (4.1%)
2000 to 2009170 (1.5%)4,786 (11.1%)
1980 to 19991,718 (15.5%)10,475 (24.2%)
1960 to 19791,858 (16.7%)6,879 (15.9%)
1940 to 19591,678 (1,678.0%)3,973 (3,973.0%)
1939 or Earlier5,510 (49.6%)14,686 (33.9%)
Watertown Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 WatertownJefferson County
1 Room359 (3.2%)653 (1.5%)
2 or 3 Rooms7,123 (64.1%)29,402 (68.0%)
4 or 5 Rooms3,682 (33.1%)14,893 (34.4%)
6 or 7 Rooms3,226 (29.0%)13,176 (30.5%)
8 or More Rooms2,363 (21.3%)10,550 (24.4%)
Watertown Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 WatertownJefferson County
No Bedroom385 (3.5%)696 (1.6%)
1 Bedroom1,688 (15.2%)3,799 (8.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms7,123 (64.1%)29,402 (68.0%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,914 (17.2%)9,370 (21.7%)
Watertown Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 WatertownJefferson County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities11,103 (99.9%)43,155 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities11,050 (99.5%)42,958 (99.3%)