Building Departments in Ontario County, New York

There are 8 Building Departments in Ontario County, New York, serving a population of 109,491 people in an area of 644 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 13,686 people, and 1 Building Department per 80 square miles.

In New York, Ontario County is ranked 8th of 62 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 21st of 62 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Ontario County Building Departments

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

Canandaigua Planning Department 2 North Main Street Canandaigua, NY

Clifton Springs Building Department 1272 County Road 7 Clifton Springs, NY

Geneva Permits and Zoning 47 Castle Street Geneva, NY

Manchester Town Zoning 1272 County Road 7 Clifton Springs, NY

Phelps Town Zoning 79 Main Street Phelps, NY

Richmond Zoning 8690 Main Street Honeoye, NY

Victor Planning and Zoning Department 85 East Main Street Victor, NY

Victor Town Building Department 85 East Main Street Victor, NY

About the Ontario County Building Department

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

Ontario County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Ontario 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.

Ontario County Residential Housing Units
 Ontario CountyNew York
Total Housing Units50,4128,287,087
Occupied Housing Units44,286 (87.8%)7,316,537 (88.3%)
Ontario County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Ontario CountyNew York
Single-Family Detached Homes29,572 (66.8%)3,056,240 (41.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes2,349 (5.3%)385,262 (5.3%)
2 Apartments1,720 (3.9%)736,030 (10.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments2,159 (4.9%)500,272 (6.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,173 (4.9%)381,461 (5.2%)
10 or More Apartments3,060 (6.9%)2,104,409 (28.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing3,253 (7.3%)152,863 (2.1%)
Ontario County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Ontario CountyNew York
2014 or Later799 (1.8%)45,618 (0.6%)
2010 to 20131,494 (3.4%)106,896 (1.5%)
2000 to 20095,684 (12.8%)452,893 (6.2%)
1980 to 199910,988 (24.8%)997,799 (13.6%)
1960 to 19798,968 (20.3%)1,671,698 (22.8%)
1940 to 19593,743 (3,743.0%)1,733,497 (1,733,497.0%)
1939 or Earlier12,610 (28.5%)2,308,136 (31.5%)
Ontario County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Ontario CountyNew York
1 Room808 (1.8%)274,733 (3.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms28,369 (64.1%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms12,172 (27.5%)2,540,356 (34.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms14,310 (32.3%)1,857,583 (25.4%)
8 or More Rooms13,187 (29.8%)1,297,242 (17.7%)
Ontario County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Ontario CountyNew York
No Bedroom888 (2.0%)319,813 (4.4%)
1 Bedroom4,045 (9.1%)1,372,490 (18.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms28,369 (64.1%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms10,984 (24.8%)1,344,403 (18.4%)
Ontario County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Ontario CountyNew York
With Complete Plumbing Facilities44,145 (99.7%)7,287,201 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities43,848 (99.0%)7,259,644 (99.2%)