Building Departments in Cayuga County, New York

There are 2 Building Departments in Cayuga County, New York, serving a population of 78,319 people in an area of 692 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 39,159 people, and 1 Building Department per 345 square miles.

In New York, Cayuga County is ranked 36th of 62 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 41st of 62 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Cayuga County Building Departments

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

Auburn Zoning 6931 Cherry Street Road Auburn, NY

Ira Town Zoning 2487 West Main Street Cato, NY

About the Cayuga County Building Department

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

Cayuga County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Cayuga 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.

Cayuga County Residential Housing Units
 Cayuga CountyNew York
Total Housing Units36,9478,287,087
Occupied Housing Units31,251 (84.6%)7,316,537 (88.3%)
Cayuga County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Cayuga CountyNew York
Single-Family Detached Homes21,350 (68.3%)3,056,240 (41.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes631 (2.0%)385,262 (5.3%)
2 Apartments2,113 (6.8%)736,030 (10.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,381 (4.4%)500,272 (6.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments640 (2.0%)381,461 (5.2%)
10 or More Apartments2,056 (6.6%)2,104,409 (28.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing3,080 (9.9%)152,863 (2.1%)
Cayuga County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Cayuga CountyNew York
2014 or Later249 (0.8%)45,618 (0.6%)
2010 to 2013333 (1.1%)106,896 (1.5%)
2000 to 20091,978 (6.3%)452,893 (6.2%)
1980 to 19996,050 (19.4%)997,799 (13.6%)
1960 to 19795,389 (17.2%)1,671,698 (22.8%)
1940 to 19594,702 (4,702.0%)1,733,497 (1,733,497.0%)
1939 or Earlier12,550 (40.2%)2,308,136 (31.5%)
Cayuga County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Cayuga CountyNew York
1 Room519 (1.7%)274,733 (3.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms21,011 (67.2%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms8,644 (27.7%)2,540,356 (34.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms11,162 (35.7%)1,857,583 (25.4%)
8 or More Rooms8,739 (28.0%)1,297,242 (17.7%)
Cayuga County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Cayuga CountyNew York
No Bedroom575 (1.8%)319,813 (4.4%)
1 Bedroom2,769 (8.9%)1,372,490 (18.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms21,011 (67.2%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms6,896 (22.1%)1,344,403 (18.4%)
Cayuga County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Cayuga CountyNew York
With Complete Plumbing Facilities30,954 (99.0%)7,287,201 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities30,865 (98.8%)7,259,644 (99.2%)