Niagara County Permits

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Niagara County Permits Contact Information

Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Niagara County Permits, a Building Department, at Hawley Street, Lockport NY.

Niagara County Permits
175 Hawley Street
Lockport, New York, 14094
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Niagara County Permits

The Niagara County Permits, located in Lockport, 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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Niagara County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Niagara 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.

Niagara County Residential Housing Units
 Niagara CountyNew York
Total Housing Units100,3018,287,087
Occupied Housing Units88,211 (87.9%)7,316,537 (88.3%)
Niagara County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Niagara CountyNew York
Single-Family Detached Homes63,579 (72.1%)3,056,240 (41.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes1,722 (2.0%)385,262 (5.3%)
2 Apartments6,764 (7.7%)736,030 (10.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments4,360 (4.9%)500,272 (6.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments3,290 (3.7%)381,461 (5.2%)
10 or More Apartments5,565 (6.3%)2,104,409 (28.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing2,931 (3.3%)152,863 (2.1%)
Niagara County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Niagara CountyNew York
2014 or Later475 (0.5%)45,618 (0.6%)
2010 to 20131,000 (1.1%)106,896 (1.5%)
2000 to 20094,945 (5.6%)452,893 (6.2%)
1980 to 199913,653 (15.5%)997,799 (13.6%)
1960 to 197917,290 (19.6%)1,671,698 (22.8%)
1940 to 195924,366 (24,366.0%)1,733,497 (1,733,497.0%)
1939 or Earlier26,482 (30.0%)2,308,136 (31.5%)
Niagara County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Niagara CountyNew York
1 Room695 (0.8%)274,733 (3.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms62,452 (70.8%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms28,144 (31.9%)2,540,356 (34.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms33,325 (37.8%)1,857,583 (25.4%)
8 or More Rooms19,738 (22.4%)1,297,242 (17.7%)
Niagara County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Niagara CountyNew York
No Bedroom847 (1.0%)319,813 (4.4%)
1 Bedroom7,753 (8.8%)1,372,490 (18.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms62,452 (70.8%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms17,159 (19.5%)1,344,403 (18.4%)
Niagara County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Niagara CountyNew York
With Complete Plumbing Facilities88,039 (99.8%)7,287,201 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities87,771 (99.5%)7,259,644 (99.2%)