Building Departments in Provo, Utah

There are 3 Building Departments in Provo, Utah, serving a population of 116,199 people in an area of 42 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 38,733 people, and 1 Building Department per 13 square miles.

In Utah, Provo is ranked 42nd of 351 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 33rd of 351 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Provo Building Departments

Find Provo, Utah building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Provo Permits 351 Center Street Provo, UT

Provo Zoning 330 West 100 South Provo, UT

Utah County Planning and Zoning Department 51 South University Avenue Provo, UT

About the Provo Building Department

Building Departments in Provo, UT 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 Provo 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:
  • Provo, Utah building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Provo building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Provo, UT zoning laws and requirements

Provo Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Provo 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.

Provo Residential Housing Units
 ProvoUtah County
Total Housing Units34,906168,597
Occupied Housing Units32,870 (94.2%)160,649 (95.3%)
Provo Occupied Residential Buildings
 ProvoUtah County
Single-Family Detached Homes13,930 (42.4%)108,263 (67.4%)
Single-Family Attached Homes3,245 (9.9%)13,769 (8.6%)
2 Apartments2,266 (6.9%)5,950 (3.7%)
3 or 4 Apartments2,406 (7.3%)8,367 (5.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,800 (8.5%)5,831 (3.6%)
10 or More Apartments7,683 (23.4%)15,990 (10.0%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing540 (1.6%)2,479 (1.5%)
Provo Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 ProvoUtah County
2014 or Later409 (1.2%)8,166 (5.1%)
2010 to 2013756 (2.3%)9,251 (5.8%)
2000 to 20093,836 (11.7%)44,071 (27.4%)
1980 to 199911,480 (34.9%)47,128 (29.3%)
1960 to 19799,507 (28.9%)31,445 (19.6%)
1940 to 19594,417 (4,417.0%)13,409 (13,409.0%)
1939 or Earlier2,465 (7.5%)7,179 (4.5%)
Provo Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 ProvoUtah County
1 Room943 (2.9%)1,675 (1.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms18,054 (54.9%)71,321 (44.4%)
4 or 5 Rooms12,320 (37.5%)41,488 (25.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms6,531 (19.9%)36,294 (22.6%)
8 or More Rooms8,114 (24.7%)70,263 (43.7%)
Provo Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 ProvoUtah County
No Bedroom1,133 (3.4%)2,031 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom3,537 (10.8%)6,730 (4.2%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms18,054 (54.9%)71,321 (44.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms10,146 (30.9%)80,567 (50.2%)
Provo Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 ProvoUtah County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities32,792 (99.8%)160,241 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities32,679 (99.4%)159,592 (99.3%)