Building Departments in Monroe County, Pennsylvania

There are 5 Building Departments in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, serving a population of 167,306 people in an area of 609 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 33,461 people, and 1 Building Department per 121 square miles.

In Pennsylvania, Monroe County is ranked 12th of 67 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 11th of 67 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Monroe County Building Departments

Find Monroe County, Pennsylvania building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Coolbaugh Township Zoning 5550 Memorial Boulevard Tobyhanna, PA

East Stroudsburg Zoning 24 Analomink Street East Stroudsburg, PA

Monroe County Planning Department 1 Quaker Plaza Stroudsburg, PA

Polk Township Zoning 165 Polk Township Rd Kresgeville, PA

Stroudsburg Zoning 700 Sarah Street Stroudsburg, PA

About the Monroe County Building Department

Building Departments in Monroe County, PA 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 Monroe 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:
  • Monroe County, Pennsylvania building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Monroe County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Monroe County, PA zoning laws and requirements

Monroe County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Monroe County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, 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, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Monroe County Residential Housing Units
 Monroe CountyPennsylvania
Total Housing Units81,1255,653,599
Occupied Housing Units57,526 (70.9%)5,007,442 (88.6%)
Monroe County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Monroe CountyPennsylvania
Single-Family Detached Homes47,242 (82.1%)2,910,882 (58.1%)
Single-Family Attached Homes3,224 (5.6%)933,591 (18.6%)
2 Apartments986 (1.7%)207,226 (4.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,130 (2.0%)190,805 (3.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,075 (1.9%)159,785 (3.2%)
10 or More Apartments1,470 (2.6%)422,754 (8.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing2,399 (4.2%)182,399 (3.6%)
Monroe County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Monroe CountyPennsylvania
2014 or Later124 (0.2%)23,054 (0.5%)
2010 to 2013659 (1.1%)73,388 (1.5%)
2000 to 200911,007 (19.1%)431,138 (8.6%)
1980 to 199921,678 (37.7%)972,066 (19.4%)
1960 to 197912,619 (21.9%)1,144,234 (22.9%)
1940 to 19595,810 (10.1%)1,092,699 (21.8%)
1939 or Earlier5,629 (9.8%)1,270,863 (25.4%)
Monroe County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Monroe CountyPennsylvania
1 Room636 (1.1%)79,744 (1.6%)
2 or 3 Rooms3,050 (5.3%)415,968 (8.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms16,262 (28.3%)1,361,699 (27.2%)
6 or 7 Rooms21,969 (38.2%)1,839,557 (36.7%)
8 or More Rooms15,609 (27.1%)1,310,474 (26.2%)
Monroe County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Monroe CountyPennsylvania
No Bedroom682 (1.2%)88,789 (1.8%)
1 Bedroom2,929 (5.1%)482,893 (9.6%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms36,891 (64.1%)3,302,266 (65.9%)
4 or More Bedrooms17,024 (29.6%)1,133,494 (22.6%)
Monroe County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Monroe CountyPennsylvania
With Complete Plumbing Facilities57,449 (99.9%)4,987,908 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities57,224 (99.5%)4,959,656 (99.0%)