Building Departments in Fulton County, New York

There are 2 Building Departments in Fulton County, New York, serving a population of 53,955 people in an area of 496 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 26,977 people, and 1 Building Department per 247 square miles.

In New York, Fulton County is ranked 23rd of 62 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 36th of 62 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Fulton County Building Departments

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

Fulton County Planning Department 1 East Montgomery Street Johnstown, NY

Johnstown Building Department 244 North Perry Street Johnstown, NY

About the Fulton County Building Department

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

Fulton County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Fulton 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.

Fulton County Residential Housing Units
 Fulton CountyNew York
Total Housing Units29,0528,287,087
Occupied Housing Units22,439 (77.2%)7,316,537 (88.3%)
Fulton County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Fulton CountyNew York
Single-Family Detached Homes15,520 (69.2%)3,056,240 (41.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes167 (0.7%)385,262 (5.3%)
2 Apartments2,482 (11.1%)736,030 (10.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments926 (4.1%)500,272 (6.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments403 (1.8%)381,461 (5.2%)
10 or More Apartments716 (3.2%)2,104,409 (28.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing2,225 (9.9%)152,863 (2.1%)
Fulton County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Fulton CountyNew York
2014 or Later48 (0.2%)45,618 (0.6%)
2010 to 2013408 (1.8%)106,896 (1.5%)
2000 to 20091,509 (6.7%)452,893 (6.2%)
1980 to 19993,957 (17.6%)997,799 (13.6%)
1960 to 19793,915 (17.4%)1,671,698 (22.8%)
1940 to 19594,162 (4,162.0%)1,733,497 (1,733,497.0%)
1939 or Earlier8,440 (37.6%)2,308,136 (31.5%)
Fulton County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Fulton CountyNew York
1 Room160 (0.7%)274,733 (3.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms15,864 (70.7%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms7,424 (33.1%)2,540,356 (34.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms8,476 (37.8%)1,857,583 (25.4%)
8 or More Rooms5,025 (22.4%)1,297,242 (17.7%)
Fulton County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Fulton CountyNew York
No Bedroom198 (0.9%)319,813 (4.4%)
1 Bedroom1,963 (8.7%)1,372,490 (18.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms15,864 (70.7%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms4,414 (19.7%)1,344,403 (18.4%)
Fulton County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Fulton CountyNew York
With Complete Plumbing Facilities22,330 (99.5%)7,287,201 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities22,347 (99.6%)7,259,644 (99.2%)