Building Departments in Richmond County, New York

There are 3 Building Departments in Richmond County, New York, serving a population of 475,948 people in an area of 59 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 158,649 people, and 1 Building Department per 19 square miles.

In New York, Richmond County is ranked 53rd of 62 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 3rd of 62 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Richmond County Building Departments

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

Staten Island Building Department 10 Richmond Ter Staten Island, NY

Staten Island City Planning Department Ste 603, 130 Stuyvesant Pl Staten Island, NY

Staten Island Permits 1150 Clove Road Castleton Corners, NY

About the Richmond County Building Department

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

Richmond County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Richmond 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.

Richmond County Residential Housing Units
 Richmond CountyNew York
Total Housing Units179,8718,287,087
Occupied Housing Units166,152 (92.4%)7,316,537 (88.3%)
Richmond County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Richmond CountyNew York
Single-Family Detached Homes58,736 (35.4%)3,056,240 (41.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes43,871 (26.4%)385,262 (5.3%)
2 Apartments36,116 (21.7%)736,030 (10.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments5,016 (3.0%)500,272 (6.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments3,071 (1.8%)381,461 (5.2%)
10 or More Apartments18,903 (11.4%)2,104,409 (28.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing439 (0.3%)152,863 (2.1%)
Richmond County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Richmond CountyNew York
2014 or Later530 (0.3%)45,618 (0.6%)
2010 to 20131,819 (1.1%)106,896 (1.5%)
2000 to 200915,301 (9.2%)452,893 (6.2%)
1980 to 199944,557 (26.8%)997,799 (13.6%)
1960 to 197950,688 (30.5%)1,671,698 (22.8%)
1940 to 195921,830 (21,830.0%)1,733,497 (1,733,497.0%)
1939 or Earlier31,427 (18.9%)2,308,136 (31.5%)
Richmond County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Richmond CountyNew York
1 Room3,378 (2.0%)274,733 (3.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms110,137 (66.3%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms51,015 (30.7%)2,540,356 (34.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms61,083 (36.8%)1,857,583 (25.4%)
8 or More Rooms28,498 (17.2%)1,297,242 (17.7%)
Richmond County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Richmond CountyNew York
No Bedroom3,788 (2.3%)319,813 (4.4%)
1 Bedroom23,205 (14.0%)1,372,490 (18.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms110,137 (66.3%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms29,022 (17.5%)1,344,403 (18.4%)
Richmond County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Richmond CountyNew York
With Complete Plumbing Facilities165,433 (99.6%)7,287,201 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities165,413 (99.6%)7,259,644 (99.2%)