Building Departments in Merrimack County, New Hampshire

There are 6 Building Departments in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, serving a population of 147,958 people in an area of 934 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 24,659 people, and 1 Building Department per 155 square miles.

In New Hampshire, Merrimack County is ranked 6th of 10 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 5th of 10 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Merrimack County Building Departments

Find Merrimack County, New Hampshire building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Boscawen Zoning 116 N Main St Boscawen, NH

Concord Building Department and Zoning 37 Green Street Concord, NH

Franklin Building Department and Zoning 59 West Bow Street Franklin, NH

Franklin Planning Department 316 Central Street Franklin, NH

Hopkinton Planning and Zoning Department 330 Main Street Hopkinton, NH

Loudon Zoning 29 South Village Road Loudon, NH

About the Merrimack County Building Department

Building Departments in Merrimack County, NH 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 Merrimack 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:
  • Merrimack County, New Hampshire building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Merrimack County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Merrimack County, NH zoning laws and requirements

Merrimack County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Merrimack 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.

Merrimack County Residential Housing Units
 Merrimack CountyNew Hampshire
Total Housing Units64,675630,955
Occupied Housing Units57,843 (89.4%)528,078 (83.7%)
Merrimack County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Merrimack CountyNew Hampshire
Single-Family Detached Homes37,085 (64.1%)335,455 (63.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes2,944 (5.1%)27,323 (5.2%)
2 Apartments2,958 (5.1%)28,237 (5.3%)
3 or 4 Apartments3,214 (5.6%)30,051 (5.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,705 (4.7%)24,178 (4.6%)
10 or More Apartments5,556 (9.6%)54,508 (10.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing3,381 (5.8%)28,326 (5.4%)
Merrimack County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Merrimack CountyNew Hampshire
2014 or Later594 (1.0%)5,581 (1.1%)
2010 to 20131,023 (1.8%)10,690 (2.0%)
2000 to 20097,204 (12.5%)64,785 (12.3%)
1980 to 199918,106 (31.3%)163,655 (31.0%)
1960 to 197912,277 (21.2%)123,687 (23.4%)
1940 to 19595,219 (5,219.0%)54,836 (54,836.0%)
1939 or Earlier13,420 (23.2%)104,844 (19.9%)
Merrimack County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Merrimack CountyNew Hampshire
1 Room952 (1.6%)6,539 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms39,961 (69.1%)360,264 (68.2%)
4 or 5 Rooms19,168 (33.1%)177,320 (33.6%)
6 or 7 Rooms18,547 (32.1%)166,311 (31.5%)
8 or More Rooms12,967 (22.4%)120,735 (22.9%)
Merrimack County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Merrimack CountyNew Hampshire
No Bedroom1,038 (1.8%)7,370 (1.4%)
1 Bedroom6,071 (10.5%)55,564 (10.5%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms39,961 (69.1%)360,264 (68.2%)
4 or More Bedrooms10,773 (18.6%)104,880 (19.9%)
Merrimack County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Merrimack CountyNew Hampshire
With Complete Plumbing Facilities57,635 (99.6%)525,499 (99.5%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities57,432 (99.3%)524,250 (99.3%)