Building Departments in Putnam County, New York

There are 5 Building Departments in Putnam County, New York, serving a population of 99,464 people in an area of 231 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 19,892 people, and 1 Building Department per 46 square miles.

In New York, Putnam County is ranked 17th of 62 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 11th of 62 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Putnam County Building Departments

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

Patterson Building Department and Zoning 1142 New York 311 Patterson, NY

Putnam County Planning Department 841 Fair Street Carmel, NY

Putnam Valley Zoning 265 Oscawana Lake Road Putnam Valley, NY

Southeast Building Department 1 Main Street Brewster, NY

Southeast Town Zoning 67 Main Street Brewster, NY

About the Putnam County Building Department

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

Putnam County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Putnam 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.

Putnam County Residential Housing Units
 Putnam CountyNew York
Total Housing Units38,6058,287,087
Occupied Housing Units34,847 (90.3%)7,316,537 (88.3%)
Putnam County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Putnam CountyNew York
Single-Family Detached Homes27,228 (78.1%)3,056,240 (41.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes2,682 (7.7%)385,262 (5.3%)
2 Apartments1,394 (4.0%)736,030 (10.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,025 (2.9%)500,272 (6.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments906 (2.6%)381,461 (5.2%)
10 or More Apartments1,304 (3.7%)2,104,409 (28.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing308 (0.9%)152,863 (2.1%)
Putnam County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Putnam CountyNew York
2014 or Later150 (0.4%)45,618 (0.6%)
2010 to 2013433 (1.2%)106,896 (1.5%)
2000 to 20092,765 (7.9%)452,893 (6.2%)
1980 to 19998,478 (24.3%)997,799 (13.6%)
1960 to 197910,614 (30.5%)1,671,698 (22.8%)
1940 to 19596,957 (6,957.0%)1,733,497 (1,733,497.0%)
1939 or Earlier5,450 (15.6%)2,308,136 (31.5%)
Putnam County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Putnam CountyNew York
1 Room350 (1.0%)274,733 (3.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms22,613 (64.9%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms9,186 (26.4%)2,540,356 (34.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms12,343 (35.4%)1,857,583 (25.4%)
8 or More Rooms10,385 (29.8%)1,297,242 (17.7%)
Putnam County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Putnam CountyNew York
No Bedroom438 (1.3%)319,813 (4.4%)
1 Bedroom2,815 (8.1%)1,372,490 (18.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms22,613 (64.9%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms8,981 (25.8%)1,344,403 (18.4%)
Putnam County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Putnam CountyNew York
With Complete Plumbing Facilities34,771 (99.8%)7,287,201 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities34,681 (99.5%)7,259,644 (99.2%)