Building Departments in Norfolk, Nebraska

There are 2 Building Departments in Norfolk, Nebraska, serving a population of 24,352 people in an area of 11 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 12,176 people, and 1 Building Department per 5 square miles.

In Nebraska, Norfolk is ranked 27th of 601 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 24th of 601 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Norfolk Building Departments

Find Norfolk, Nebraska building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Madison County Building Department, Planning and Zoning 1112 Bonita Drive Norfolk, NE

Norfolk Planning and Zoning Department 701 Koenigstein Avenue Norfolk, NE

About the Norfolk Building Department

Building Departments in Norfolk, NE 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 Norfolk 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:
  • Norfolk, Nebraska building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Norfolk building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Norfolk, NE zoning laws and requirements

Norfolk Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Norfolk 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.

Norfolk Residential Housing Units
 NorfolkNebraska
Total Housing Units10,821830,749
Occupied Housing Units10,235 (94.6%)754,063 (90.8%)
Norfolk Occupied Residential Buildings
 NorfolkNebraska
Single-Family Detached Homes6,913 (67.5%)555,555 (73.7%)
Single-Family Attached Homes475 (4.6%)30,935 (4.1%)
2 Apartments221 (2.2%)13,634 (1.8%)
3 or 4 Apartments622 (6.1%)19,144 (2.5%)
5 to 9 Apartments589 (5.8%)28,753 (3.8%)
10 or More Apartments1,248 (12.2%)85,549 (11.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing167 (1.6%)20,493 (2.7%)
Norfolk Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 NorfolkNebraska
2014 or Later70 (0.7%)12,370 (1.6%)
2010 to 2013145 (1.4%)22,334 (3.0%)
2000 to 2009898 (8.8%)92,314 (12.2%)
1980 to 19992,519 (24.6%)161,414 (21.4%)
1960 to 19793,422 (33.4%)206,470 (27.4%)
1940 to 19591,585 (1,585.0%)109,047 (109,047.0%)
1939 or Earlier1,596 (15.6%)150,114 (19.9%)
Norfolk Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 NorfolkNebraska
1 Room203 (2.0%)10,029 (1.3%)
2 or 3 Rooms6,730 (65.8%)470,243 (62.4%)
4 or 5 Rooms3,644 (35.6%)217,475 (28.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms2,556 (25.0%)221,412 (29.4%)
8 or More Rooms2,717 (26.5%)228,076 (30.2%)
Norfolk Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 NorfolkNebraska
No Bedroom227 (2.2%)11,465 (1.5%)
1 Bedroom1,013 (9.9%)78,965 (10.5%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms6,730 (65.8%)470,243 (62.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms2,265 (22.1%)193,390 (25.6%)
Norfolk Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 NorfolkNebraska
With Complete Plumbing Facilities10,219 (99.8%)751,671 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities10,122 (98.9%)745,707 (98.9%)