Building Departments in Cattaraugus County, New York

There are 2 Building Departments in Cattaraugus County, New York, serving a population of 78,175 people in an area of 1,309 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 39,087 people, and 1 Building Department per 654 square miles.

In New York, Cattaraugus County is ranked 35th of 62 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 49th of 62 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Cattaraugus County Building Departments

Find Cattaraugus County, New York building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Allegany Zoning 52 West Main Street Allegany, NY

Salamanca Zoning 225 Wildwood Avenue Salamanca, NY

About the Cattaraugus County Building Department

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

Cattaraugus County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Cattaraugus 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.

Cattaraugus County Residential Housing Units
 Cattaraugus CountyNew York
Total Housing Units41,5208,287,087
Occupied Housing Units31,433 (75.7%)7,316,537 (88.3%)
Cattaraugus County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Cattaraugus CountyNew York
Single-Family Detached Homes21,619 (68.8%)3,056,240 (41.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes392 (1.2%)385,262 (5.3%)
2 Apartments2,019 (6.4%)736,030 (10.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,369 (4.4%)500,272 (6.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments838 (2.7%)381,461 (5.2%)
10 or More Apartments1,307 (4.2%)2,104,409 (28.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing3,889 (12.4%)152,863 (2.1%)
Cattaraugus County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Cattaraugus CountyNew York
2014 or Later139 (0.4%)45,618 (0.6%)
2010 to 2013382 (1.2%)106,896 (1.5%)
2000 to 20091,914 (6.1%)452,893 (6.2%)
1980 to 19996,321 (20.1%)997,799 (13.6%)
1960 to 19795,925 (18.8%)1,671,698 (22.8%)
1940 to 19595,040 (5,040.0%)1,733,497 (1,733,497.0%)
1939 or Earlier11,712 (37.3%)2,308,136 (31.5%)
Cattaraugus County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Cattaraugus CountyNew York
1 Room467 (1.5%)274,733 (3.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms21,557 (68.6%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms9,681 (30.8%)2,540,356 (34.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms11,293 (35.9%)1,857,583 (25.4%)
8 or More Rooms7,504 (23.9%)1,297,242 (17.7%)
Cattaraugus County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Cattaraugus CountyNew York
No Bedroom506 (1.6%)319,813 (4.4%)
1 Bedroom2,999 (9.5%)1,372,490 (18.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms21,557 (68.6%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms6,371 (20.3%)1,344,403 (18.4%)
Cattaraugus County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Cattaraugus CountyNew York
With Complete Plumbing Facilities30,976 (98.5%)7,287,201 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities30,807 (98.0%)7,259,644 (99.2%)