Building Departments in St. Lawrence County, New York

There are 2 Building Departments in St. Lawrence County, New York, serving a population of 110,817 people in an area of 2,680 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 55,408 people, and 1 Building Department per 1,339 square miles.

In New York, St. Lawrence County is ranked 46th of 62 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 53rd of 62 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of St. Lawrence County Building Departments

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

Ogdensburg Permits 330 Ford Street Ogdensburg, NY

Ogdensburg Planning Department 330 Ford Street Ogdensburg, NY

About the St. Lawrence County Building Department

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

St. Lawrence County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find St. Lawrence 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.

St. Lawrence County Residential Housing Units
 St. Lawrence CountyNew York
Total Housing Units53,1028,287,087
Occupied Housing Units41,669 (78.5%)7,316,537 (88.3%)
St. Lawrence County Occupied Residential Buildings
 St. Lawrence CountyNew York
Single-Family Detached Homes28,928 (69.4%)3,056,240 (41.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes565 (1.4%)385,262 (5.3%)
2 Apartments2,015 (4.8%)736,030 (10.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments2,541 (6.1%)500,272 (6.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments985 (2.4%)381,461 (5.2%)
10 or More Apartments2,207 (5.3%)2,104,409 (28.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing4,428 (10.6%)152,863 (2.1%)
St. Lawrence County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 St. Lawrence CountyNew York
2014 or Later278 (0.7%)45,618 (0.6%)
2010 to 2013830 (2.0%)106,896 (1.5%)
2000 to 20092,790 (6.7%)452,893 (6.2%)
1980 to 19998,634 (20.7%)997,799 (13.6%)
1960 to 19798,200 (19.7%)1,671,698 (22.8%)
1940 to 19597,177 (7,177.0%)1,733,497 (1,733,497.0%)
1939 or Earlier13,760 (33.0%)2,308,136 (31.5%)
St. Lawrence County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 St. Lawrence CountyNew York
1 Room505 (1.2%)274,733 (3.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms27,760 (66.6%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms13,041 (31.3%)2,540,356 (34.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms13,529 (32.5%)1,857,583 (25.4%)
8 or More Rooms10,675 (25.6%)1,297,242 (17.7%)
St. Lawrence County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 St. Lawrence CountyNew York
No Bedroom597 (1.4%)319,813 (4.4%)
1 Bedroom4,391 (10.5%)1,372,490 (18.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms27,760 (66.6%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms8,921 (21.4%)1,344,403 (18.4%)
St. Lawrence County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 St. Lawrence CountyNew York
With Complete Plumbing Facilities41,079 (98.6%)7,287,201 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities41,051 (98.5%)7,259,644 (99.2%)