Building Departments in Wayne County, New York

There are 4 Building Departments in Wayne County, New York, serving a population of 91,442 people in an area of 604 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 22,860 people, and 1 Building Department per 150 square miles.

In New York, Wayne County is ranked 20th of 62 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 29th of 62 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Wayne County Building Departments

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

Lyons Town Zoning 43 Phelps Street Lyons, NY

Marion Town Zoning 3823 North Main Street Marion, NY

Wayne County Planning Department 9 Pearl Street Lyons, NY

Williamson Building Department, Planning and Zoning 6380 Route 21 South Williamson, NY

About the Wayne County Building Department

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

Wayne County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Wayne 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.

Wayne County Residential Housing Units
 Wayne CountyNew York
Total Housing Units41,6378,287,087
Occupied Housing Units36,504 (87.7%)7,316,537 (88.3%)
Wayne County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Wayne CountyNew York
Single-Family Detached Homes27,210 (74.5%)3,056,240 (41.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes657 (1.8%)385,262 (5.3%)
2 Apartments1,781 (4.9%)736,030 (10.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,559 (4.3%)500,272 (6.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,093 (3.0%)381,461 (5.2%)
10 or More Apartments1,372 (3.8%)2,104,409 (28.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing2,832 (7.8%)152,863 (2.1%)
Wayne County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Wayne CountyNew York
2014 or Later202 (0.6%)45,618 (0.6%)
2010 to 2013522 (1.4%)106,896 (1.5%)
2000 to 20092,953 (8.1%)452,893 (6.2%)
1980 to 19999,106 (24.9%)997,799 (13.6%)
1960 to 19797,966 (21.8%)1,671,698 (22.8%)
1940 to 19594,542 (4,542.0%)1,733,497 (1,733,497.0%)
1939 or Earlier11,213 (30.7%)2,308,136 (31.5%)
Wayne County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Wayne CountyNew York
1 Room276 (0.8%)274,733 (3.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms24,859 (68.1%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms10,531 (28.8%)2,540,356 (34.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms13,205 (36.2%)1,857,583 (25.4%)
8 or More Rooms9,977 (27.3%)1,297,242 (17.7%)
Wayne County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Wayne CountyNew York
No Bedroom387 (1.1%)319,813 (4.4%)
1 Bedroom3,054 (8.4%)1,372,490 (18.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms24,859 (68.1%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms8,204 (22.5%)1,344,403 (18.4%)
Wayne County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Wayne CountyNew York
With Complete Plumbing Facilities36,392 (99.7%)7,287,201 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities36,285 (99.4%)7,259,644 (99.2%)