Building Departments in Ulster County, New York

There are 14 Building Departments in Ulster County, New York, serving a population of 180,129 people in an area of 1,124 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 12,866 people, and 1 Building Department per 80 square miles.

In New York, Ulster County is ranked 5th of 62 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 20th of 62 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Ulster County Building Departments

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

Ellenville Building Department 81 North Main Street Ellenville, NY

Hurley Planning Department 10 Wamsley Place Hurley, NY

Kingston Building Department 5 Garraghan Drive Kingston, NY

Lloyd Building Department 12 Church Street Highland, NY

Lloyd Town Planning and Zoning Department 12 Church Street Highland, NY

New York State Permits 21 South Putt Corners Road New Paltz, NY

Rochester Building Department and Zoning 15 GLF Road Accord, NY

Rosendale Building Department 339 Main Street Rosendale, NY

Rosendale Planning Department 371 Main Street Rosendale, NY

Saugerties Building Department 4 High Street Saugerties, NY

Shandaken Zoning 7209 New York 28 Shandaken, NY

Town of Olive Zoning 45 Watson Hollow Road West Shokan, NY

Ulster Building Department 584 East Chester Street Kingston, NY

Ulster County Planning Department 240 Fair Street Kingston, NY

About the Ulster County Building Department

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

Ulster County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Ulster 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.

Ulster County Residential Housing Units
 Ulster CountyNew York
Total Housing Units84,8748,287,087
Occupied Housing Units69,539 (81.9%)7,316,537 (88.3%)
Ulster County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Ulster CountyNew York
Single-Family Detached Homes48,382 (69.6%)3,056,240 (41.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes1,997 (2.9%)385,262 (5.3%)
2 Apartments4,429 (6.4%)736,030 (10.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments3,523 (5.1%)500,272 (6.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,850 (4.1%)381,461 (5.2%)
10 or More Apartments4,274 (6.1%)2,104,409 (28.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing4,084 (5.9%)152,863 (2.1%)
Ulster County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Ulster CountyNew York
2014 or Later433 (0.6%)45,618 (0.6%)
2010 to 20131,256 (1.8%)106,896 (1.5%)
2000 to 20096,644 (9.6%)452,893 (6.2%)
1980 to 199914,299 (20.6%)997,799 (13.6%)
1960 to 197916,594 (23.9%)1,671,698 (22.8%)
1940 to 195912,771 (12,771.0%)1,733,497 (1,733,497.0%)
1939 or Earlier17,542 (25.2%)2,308,136 (31.5%)
Ulster County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Ulster CountyNew York
1 Room1,379 (2.0%)274,733 (3.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms45,544 (65.5%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms22,392 (32.2%)2,540,356 (34.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms23,918 (34.4%)1,857,583 (25.4%)
8 or More Rooms13,977 (20.1%)1,297,242 (17.7%)
Ulster County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Ulster CountyNew York
No Bedroom1,547 (2.2%)319,813 (4.4%)
1 Bedroom8,932 (12.8%)1,372,490 (18.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms45,544 (65.5%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms13,516 (19.4%)1,344,403 (18.4%)
Ulster County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Ulster CountyNew York
With Complete Plumbing Facilities69,324 (99.7%)7,287,201 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities69,189 (99.5%)7,259,644 (99.2%)