Putnam County Planning Department

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Putnam County Planning Department Contact Information

Address, Phone Number, and Fax Number for Putnam County Planning Department, a Building Department, at Fair Street, Carmel NY.

Putnam County Planning Department
841 Fair Street
Carmel, New York, 10512

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About the Putnam County Planning Department

The Putnam County Planning Department, located in Carmel, New York, 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:
  • Putnam County building codes and ordinances
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Putnam County, New York
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Putnam County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Putnam 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.

Putnam County Residential Housing Units
 Putnam CountyNew York
Total Housing Units38,6058,287,087
Occupied Housing Units34,847 (90.3%)7,316,537 (88.3%)
Putnam County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Putnam CountyNew York
Single-Family Detached Homes27,228 (78.1%)3,056,240 (41.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes2,682 (7.7%)385,262 (5.3%)
2 Apartments1,394 (4.0%)736,030 (10.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,025 (2.9%)500,272 (6.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments906 (2.6%)381,461 (5.2%)
10 or More Apartments1,304 (3.7%)2,104,409 (28.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing308 (0.9%)152,863 (2.1%)
Putnam County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Putnam CountyNew York
2014 or Later150 (0.4%)45,618 (0.6%)
2010 to 2013433 (1.2%)106,896 (1.5%)
2000 to 20092,765 (7.9%)452,893 (6.2%)
1980 to 19998,478 (24.3%)997,799 (13.6%)
1960 to 197910,614 (30.5%)1,671,698 (22.8%)
1940 to 19596,957 (6,957.0%)1,733,497 (1,733,497.0%)
1939 or Earlier5,450 (15.6%)2,308,136 (31.5%)
Putnam County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Putnam CountyNew York
1 Room350 (1.0%)274,733 (3.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms22,613 (64.9%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms9,186 (26.4%)2,540,356 (34.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms12,343 (35.4%)1,857,583 (25.4%)
8 or More Rooms10,385 (29.8%)1,297,242 (17.7%)
Putnam County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Putnam CountyNew York
No Bedroom438 (1.3%)319,813 (4.4%)
1 Bedroom2,815 (8.1%)1,372,490 (18.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms22,613 (64.9%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms8,981 (25.8%)1,344,403 (18.4%)
Putnam County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Putnam CountyNew York
With Complete Plumbing Facilities34,771 (99.8%)7,287,201 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities34,681 (99.5%)7,259,644 (99.2%)