Building Departments in Onondaga County, New York

There are 13 Building Departments in Onondaga County, New York, serving a population of 467,669 people in an area of 779 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 35,974 people, and 1 Building Department per 59 square miles.

In New York, Onondaga County is ranked 33rd of 62 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 16th of 62 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Onondaga County Building Departments

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

Baldwinsville Village Zoning 16 West Genesee Street Baldwinsville, NY

Cicero Building Department, Planning and Zoning 8236 Brewerton Road Cicero, NY

Elbridge Town Zoning 1-5 Highway 31 Jordan, NY

Fayetteville Building Department 301 Brooklea Drive Fayetteville, NY

Fayetteville Village Zoning 425 East Genesee Street Fayetteville, NY

LA Fayette Zoning 2577 U.s. 11 LaFayette, NY

Lysander Zoning 8220 Loop Road Baldwinsville, NY

Manlius Building Department, Planning Zoning and Permits 1 Elmbrook Drive Manlius, NY

Manlius Village Zoning 118 Mill Street Manlius, NY

Marcellus Zoning 24 East Main Street Marcellus, NY

Salina Planning Department 201 School Road Liverpool, NY

Skaneateles Planning and Zoning Department 24 Jordan Street Skaneateles, NY

Van Buren Zoning 7575 Van Buren Road Baldwinsville, NY

About the Onondaga County Building Department

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

Onondaga County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Onondaga 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.

Onondaga County Residential Housing Units
 Onondaga CountyNew York
Total Housing Units207,5678,287,087
Occupied Housing Units185,624 (89.4%)7,316,537 (88.3%)
Onondaga County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Onondaga CountyNew York
Single-Family Detached Homes120,881 (65.1%)3,056,240 (41.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes7,923 (4.3%)385,262 (5.3%)
2 Apartments13,408 (7.2%)736,030 (10.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments8,456 (4.6%)500,272 (6.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments10,754 (5.8%)381,461 (5.2%)
10 or More Apartments22,533 (12.1%)2,104,409 (28.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,669 (0.9%)152,863 (2.1%)
Onondaga County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Onondaga CountyNew York
2014 or Later1,237 (0.7%)45,618 (0.6%)
2010 to 20132,708 (1.5%)106,896 (1.5%)
2000 to 200910,796 (5.8%)452,893 (6.2%)
1980 to 199934,283 (18.5%)997,799 (13.6%)
1960 to 197949,218 (26.5%)1,671,698 (22.8%)
1940 to 195945,240 (45,240.0%)1,733,497 (1,733,497.0%)
1939 or Earlier42,142 (22.7%)2,308,136 (31.5%)
Onondaga County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Onondaga CountyNew York
1 Room3,287 (1.8%)274,733 (3.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms116,002 (62.5%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms51,450 (27.7%)2,540,356 (34.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms65,438 (35.3%)1,857,583 (25.4%)
8 or More Rooms48,456 (26.1%)1,297,242 (17.7%)
Onondaga County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Onondaga CountyNew York
No Bedroom3,582 (1.9%)319,813 (4.4%)
1 Bedroom20,935 (11.3%)1,372,490 (18.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms116,002 (62.5%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms45,105 (24.3%)1,344,403 (18.4%)
Onondaga County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Onondaga CountyNew York
With Complete Plumbing Facilities184,734 (99.5%)7,287,201 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities183,863 (99.1%)7,259,644 (99.2%)