Building Departments in Steuben County, New York

There are 2 Building Departments in Steuben County, New York, serving a population of 97,539 people in an area of 1,391 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 48,769 people, and 1 Building Department per 695 square miles.

In New York, Steuben County is ranked 42nd of 62 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 51st of 62 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Steuben County Building Departments

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

Avoca Zoning 3 Chase Street Avoca, NY

Steuben County Planning Department 3 Pulteney Square East Bath, NY

About the Steuben County Building Department

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

Steuben County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Steuben 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.

Steuben County Residential Housing Units
 Steuben CountyNew York
Total Housing Units49,4628,287,087
Occupied Housing Units40,183 (81.2%)7,316,537 (88.3%)
Steuben County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Steuben CountyNew York
Single-Family Detached Homes27,083 (67.4%)3,056,240 (41.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes549 (1.4%)385,262 (5.3%)
2 Apartments2,552 (6.4%)736,030 (10.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,687 (4.2%)500,272 (6.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,050 (2.6%)381,461 (5.2%)
10 or More Apartments1,673 (4.2%)2,104,409 (28.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing5,589 (13.9%)152,863 (2.1%)
Steuben County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Steuben CountyNew York
2014 or Later183 (0.5%)45,618 (0.6%)
2010 to 2013641 (1.6%)106,896 (1.5%)
2000 to 20092,830 (7.0%)452,893 (6.2%)
1980 to 19998,251 (20.5%)997,799 (13.6%)
1960 to 19798,109 (20.2%)1,671,698 (22.8%)
1940 to 19595,943 (5,943.0%)1,733,497 (1,733,497.0%)
1939 or Earlier14,226 (35.4%)2,308,136 (31.5%)
Steuben County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Steuben CountyNew York
1 Room292 (0.7%)274,733 (3.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms27,555 (68.6%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms12,015 (29.9%)2,540,356 (34.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms13,997 (34.8%)1,857,583 (25.4%)
8 or More Rooms11,027 (27.4%)1,297,242 (17.7%)
Steuben County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Steuben CountyNew York
No Bedroom345 (0.9%)319,813 (4.4%)
1 Bedroom3,732 (9.3%)1,372,490 (18.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms27,555 (68.6%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms8,551 (21.3%)1,344,403 (18.4%)
Steuben County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Steuben CountyNew York
With Complete Plumbing Facilities39,879 (99.2%)7,287,201 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities39,782 (99.0%)7,259,644 (99.2%)