Building Departments in Hudson County, New Jersey

There are 9 Building Departments in Hudson County, New Jersey, serving a population of 679,756 people in an area of 47 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 75,528 people, and 1 Building Department per 5 square miles.

In New Jersey, Hudson County is ranked 20th of 21 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 2nd of 21 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Hudson County Building Departments

Find Hudson County, New Jersey building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Bayonne City Permits 630 Avenue C Bayonne, NJ

Bayonne Zoning 630 Avenue C Bayonne, NJ

Hoboken Permits 94 Washington Street Hoboken, NJ

Hoboken Zoning 94 Washington Street Hoboken, NJ

Jersey City Building Permit 30 Montgomery Street Jersey, NJ

Jersey City Zoning 30 Montgomery Street Jersey, NJ

North Bergen Building Department 4233 John F. Kennedy Boulevard North Bergen, NJ

Secaucus Permits 1203 Paterson Plank Road Secaucus, NJ

Weehawken Zoning 400 Park Avenue Weehawken, NJ

About the Hudson County Building Department

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

Hudson County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Hudson 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.

Hudson County Residential Housing Units
 Hudson CountyNew Jersey
Total Housing Units279,6623,605,401
Occupied Housing Units255,429 (91.3%)3,213,362 (89.1%)
Hudson County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Hudson CountyNew Jersey
Single-Family Detached Homes25,232 (9.9%)1,754,953 (54.6%)
Single-Family Attached Homes14,506 (5.7%)289,235 (9.0%)
2 Apartments57,313 (22.4%)290,743 (9.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments34,573 (13.5%)199,314 (6.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments28,935 (11.3%)153,429 (4.8%)
10 or More Apartments94,370 (36.9%)497,820 (15.5%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing500 (0.2%)27,868 (0.9%)
Hudson County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Hudson CountyNew Jersey
2014 or Later4,024 (1.6%)28,644 (0.9%)
2010 to 20136,143 (2.4%)52,093 (1.6%)
2000 to 200929,488 (11.5%)289,142 (9.0%)
1980 to 199933,500 (13.1%)695,397 (21.6%)
1960 to 197947,875 (18.7%)847,137 (26.4%)
1940 to 195944,289 (44,289.0%)721,871 (721,871.0%)
1939 or Earlier90,110 (35.3%)579,078 (18.0%)
Hudson County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Hudson CountyNew Jersey
1 Room12,777 (5.0%)70,149 (2.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms155,836 (61.0%)1,874,131 (58.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms122,200 (47.8%)994,248 (30.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms33,962 (13.3%)923,083 (28.7%)
8 or More Rooms14,530 (5.7%)835,220 (26.0%)
Hudson County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Hudson CountyNew Jersey
No Bedroom14,056 (5.5%)76,253 (2.4%)
1 Bedroom68,426 (26.8%)444,677 (13.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms155,836 (61.0%)1,874,131 (58.3%)
4 or More Bedrooms17,111 (6.7%)818,301 (25.5%)
Hudson County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Hudson CountyNew Jersey
With Complete Plumbing Facilities254,421 (99.6%)3,204,437 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities251,755 (98.6%)3,188,970 (99.2%)