Polk County Building Inspector

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Polk County Building Inspector Contact Information

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Polk County Building Inspector
35 Walker Street
Columbus, North Carolina, 28722
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Polk County Building Inspector

The Polk County Building Inspector, located in Columbus, North Carolina, ensures the construction of safe buildings, primarily through the development and enforcement of building codes. The Building Department establishes building codes and standards for the construction of buildings and addresses virtually all aspects of construction, including design requirements, building materials, parking, resistance to natural disasters, and trades such as electric and plumbing.

You may contact the Department of Buildings for questions about:
  • Polk County building codes and ordinances
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Polk County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Polk 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.

Polk County Residential Housing Units
 Polk CountyNorth Carolina
Total Housing Units11,6034,521,697
Occupied Housing Units8,913 (76.8%)3,874,346 (85.7%)
Polk County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Polk CountyNorth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes6,558 (73.6%)2,564,031 (66.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes176 (2.0%)163,294 (4.2%)
2 Apartments126 (1.4%)75,522 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments171 (1.9%)105,369 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments194 (2.2%)164,819 (4.3%)
10 or More Apartments409 (4.6%)315,258 (8.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,279 (14.3%)486,053 (12.5%)
Polk County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Polk CountyNorth Carolina
2014 or Later31 (0.3%)46,080 (1.2%)
2010 to 2013167 (1.9%)141,392 (3.6%)
2000 to 20091,559 (17.5%)802,896 (20.7%)
1980 to 19993,213 (36.0%)1,403,456 (36.2%)
1960 to 19791,829 (20.5%)885,693 (22.9%)
1940 to 19591,164 (13.1%)403,933 (10.4%)
1939 or Earlier950 (10.7%)190,896 (4.9%)
Polk County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Polk CountyNorth Carolina
1 Room153 (1.7%)47,603 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms720 (8.1%)306,266 (7.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms3,114 (34.9%)1,477,508 (38.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms3,011 (33.8%)1,236,163 (31.9%)
8 or More Rooms1,915 (21.5%)806,806 (20.8%)
Polk County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Polk CountyNorth Carolina
No Bedroom196 (2.2%)50,513 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom468 (5.3%)247,436 (6.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms6,866 (77.0%)2,813,482 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,383 (15.5%)762,915 (19.7%)
Polk County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Polk CountyNorth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities8,909 (100.0%)3,862,027 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities8,857 (99.4%)3,852,011 (99.4%)