Richmond County Building Department

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Richmond County Building Department Contact Information

View Address, Phone Number, Fax Number, and Hours for Richmond County Building Department, a Building Department, at South Hancock Street, Rockingham NC.

Richmond County Building Department
221 South Hancock Street, Ste D
Rockingham, North Carolina, 28379
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Richmond County Building Department

The Richmond County Building Department, located in Rockingham, 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:
  • Richmond County building codes and ordinances
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Richmond County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Richmond 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.

Richmond County Residential Housing Units
 Richmond CountyNorth Carolina
Total Housing Units21,2344,521,697
Occupied Housing Units18,371 (86.5%)3,874,346 (85.7%)
Richmond County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Richmond CountyNorth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes12,015 (65.4%)2,564,031 (66.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes166 (0.9%)163,294 (4.2%)
2 Apartments611 (3.3%)75,522 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments439 (2.4%)105,369 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments513 (2.8%)164,819 (4.3%)
10 or More Apartments195 (1.1%)315,258 (8.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing4,432 (24.1%)486,053 (12.5%)
Richmond County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Richmond CountyNorth Carolina
2014 or Later62 (0.3%)46,080 (1.2%)
2010 to 2013339 (1.8%)141,392 (3.6%)
2000 to 20091,763 (9.6%)802,896 (20.7%)
1980 to 19996,205 (33.8%)1,403,456 (36.2%)
1960 to 19795,662 (30.8%)885,693 (22.9%)
1940 to 19593,039 (16.5%)403,933 (10.4%)
1939 or Earlier1,301 (7.1%)190,896 (4.9%)
Richmond County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Richmond CountyNorth Carolina
1 Room103 (0.6%)47,603 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms1,103 (6.0%)306,266 (7.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms8,573 (46.7%)1,477,508 (38.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms6,219 (33.9%)1,236,163 (31.9%)
8 or More Rooms2,373 (12.9%)806,806 (20.8%)
Richmond County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Richmond CountyNorth Carolina
No Bedroom113 (0.6%)50,513 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom964 (5.2%)247,436 (6.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms14,978 (81.5%)2,813,482 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms2,316 (12.6%)762,915 (19.7%)
Richmond County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Richmond CountyNorth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities18,330 (99.8%)3,862,027 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities18,369 (100.0%)3,852,011 (99.4%)