Building Departments in Chemung County, New York

There are 3 Building Departments in Chemung County, New York, serving a population of 86,883 people in an area of 408 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 28,961 people, and 1 Building Department per 135 square miles.

In New York, Chemung County is ranked 27th of 62 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 27th of 62 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Chemung County Building Departments

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

Chemung County Planning Department 400 East Church Street Elmira, NY

Chemung Town Zoning 48 Rotary Road Ext Chemung, NY

Elmira Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits 101 West 2nd Street Elmira, NY

About the Chemung County Building Department

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

Chemung County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Chemung 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.

Chemung County Residential Housing Units
 Chemung CountyNew York
Total Housing Units38,7978,287,087
Occupied Housing Units34,373 (88.6%)7,316,537 (88.3%)
Chemung County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Chemung CountyNew York
Single-Family Detached Homes23,982 (69.8%)3,056,240 (41.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes743 (2.2%)385,262 (5.3%)
2 Apartments3,003 (8.7%)736,030 (10.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,767 (5.1%)500,272 (6.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,188 (3.5%)381,461 (5.2%)
10 or More Apartments1,989 (5.8%)2,104,409 (28.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,701 (4.9%)152,863 (2.1%)
Chemung County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Chemung CountyNew York
2014 or Later147 (0.4%)45,618 (0.6%)
2010 to 2013388 (1.1%)106,896 (1.5%)
2000 to 20091,592 (4.6%)452,893 (6.2%)
1980 to 19994,033 (11.7%)997,799 (13.6%)
1960 to 19798,524 (24.8%)1,671,698 (22.8%)
1940 to 19598,080 (8,080.0%)1,733,497 (1,733,497.0%)
1939 or Earlier11,609 (33.8%)2,308,136 (31.5%)
Chemung County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Chemung CountyNew York
1 Room328 (1.0%)274,733 (3.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms23,211 (67.5%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms10,239 (29.8%)2,540,356 (34.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms12,480 (36.3%)1,857,583 (25.4%)
8 or More Rooms8,780 (25.5%)1,297,242 (17.7%)
Chemung County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Chemung CountyNew York
No Bedroom363 (1.1%)319,813 (4.4%)
1 Bedroom3,569 (10.4%)1,372,490 (18.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms23,211 (67.5%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms7,230 (21.0%)1,344,403 (18.4%)
Chemung County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Chemung CountyNew York
With Complete Plumbing Facilities34,289 (99.8%)7,287,201 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities34,085 (99.2%)7,259,644 (99.2%)