Newton Planning Department in Newton, North Carolina

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Newton Planning Department
401 North Main Avenue
Newton, North Carolina, 28658

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About the Newton Planning Department

The Newton Planning Department, located in Newton, North Carolina, 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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  • Catawba County building codes and ordinances
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Catawba County, North Carolina
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Newton Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Newton Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, 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, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Newton Residential Housing Units
 NewtonCatawba County
Total Housing Units5,33068,445
Occupied Housing Units4,759 (89.3%)60,238 (88.0%)
Newton Occupied Residential Buildings
 NewtonCatawba County
Single-Family Detached Homes3,201 (67.3%)41,110 (68.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes89 (1.9%)1,603 (2.7%)
2 Apartments327 (6.9%)1,914 (3.2%)
3 or 4 Apartments262 (5.5%)1,636 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments459 (9.6%)3,070 (5.1%)
10 or More Apartments256 (5.4%)2,701 (4.5%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing165 (3.5%)8,204 (13.6%)
Newton Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 NewtonCatawba County
2014 or Later47 (1.0%)252 (0.4%)
2010 to 201359 (1.2%)944 (1.6%)
2000 to 2009549 (11.5%)9,706 (16.1%)
1980 to 19991,097 (23.1%)22,466 (37.3%)
1960 to 19791,404 (29.5%)15,976 (26.5%)
1940 to 19591,055 (22.2%)7,950 (13.2%)
1939 or Earlier548 (11.5%)2,944 (4.9%)
Newton Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 NewtonCatawba County
1 Room56 (1.2%)375 (0.6%)
2 or 3 Rooms235 (4.9%)3,528 (5.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms2,698 (56.7%)26,952 (44.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms1,178 (24.8%)18,770 (31.2%)
8 or More Rooms592 (12.4%)10,613 (17.6%)
Newton Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 NewtonCatawba County
No Bedroom56 (1.2%)407 (0.7%)
1 Bedroom67 (1.4%)2,597 (4.3%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms4,107 (86.3%)47,205 (78.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms529 (11.1%)10,029 (16.6%)
Newton Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 NewtonCatawba County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities4,751 (99.8%)59,868 (99.4%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities4,744 (99.7%)59,754 (99.2%)