Building Departments in Otsego County, New York

There are 2 Building Departments in Otsego County, New York, serving a population of 60,750 people in an area of 1,002 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 30,375 people, and 1 Building Department per 500 square miles.

In New York, Otsego County is ranked 28th of 62 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 46th of 62 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Otsego County Building Departments

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

Cooperstown Zoning 22 Main Street Cooperstown, NY

Oneonta Town Planning and Zoning Department 3966 New York 23 West Oneonta, NY

About the Otsego County Building Department

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

Otsego County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Otsego 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.

Otsego County Residential Housing Units
 Otsego CountyNew York
Total Housing Units31,2248,287,087
Occupied Housing Units23,556 (75.4%)7,316,537 (88.3%)
Otsego County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Otsego CountyNew York
Single-Family Detached Homes15,985 (67.9%)3,056,240 (41.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes309 (1.3%)385,262 (5.3%)
2 Apartments1,569 (6.7%)736,030 (10.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,204 (5.1%)500,272 (6.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments891 (3.8%)381,461 (5.2%)
10 or More Apartments651 (2.8%)2,104,409 (28.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing2,947 (12.5%)152,863 (2.1%)
Otsego County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Otsego CountyNew York
2014 or Later172 (0.7%)45,618 (0.6%)
2010 to 2013342 (1.5%)106,896 (1.5%)
2000 to 20091,921 (8.2%)452,893 (6.2%)
1980 to 19994,837 (20.5%)997,799 (13.6%)
1960 to 19794,106 (17.4%)1,671,698 (22.8%)
1940 to 19592,512 (2,512.0%)1,733,497 (1,733,497.0%)
1939 or Earlier9,666 (41.0%)2,308,136 (31.5%)
Otsego County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Otsego CountyNew York
1 Room570 (2.4%)274,733 (3.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms15,695 (66.6%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms7,071 (30.0%)2,540,356 (34.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms7,902 (33.5%)1,857,583 (25.4%)
8 or More Rooms5,885 (25.0%)1,297,242 (17.7%)
Otsego County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Otsego CountyNew York
No Bedroom692 (2.9%)319,813 (4.4%)
1 Bedroom1,914 (8.1%)1,372,490 (18.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms15,695 (66.6%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms5,255 (22.3%)1,344,403 (18.4%)
Otsego County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Otsego CountyNew York
With Complete Plumbing Facilities23,403 (99.4%)7,287,201 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities23,389 (99.3%)7,259,644 (99.2%)