Rock County Planning Department

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Rock County Planning Department Contact Information

Address and Phone Number for Rock County Planning Department, a Building Department, at South Main Street, Janesville WI.

Rock County Planning Department
51 South Main Street
Janesville, Wisconsin, 53545

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About the Rock County Planning Department

The Rock County Planning Department, located in Janesville, Wisconsin, 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:
  • Rock County building codes and ordinances
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  • Rock County building violations, appeals, complaints, and fines
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Rock County, Wisconsin
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Rock County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Rock 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.

Rock County Residential Housing Units
 Rock CountyWisconsin
Total Housing Units68,8752,681,232
Occupied Housing Units64,538 (93.7%)2,343,129 (87.4%)
Rock County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Rock CountyWisconsin
Single-Family Detached Homes47,244 (73.2%)1,558,389 (66.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes3,462 (5.4%)105,394 (4.5%)
2 Apartments3,204 (5.0%)150,255 (6.4%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,829 (2.8%)86,999 (3.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,466 (3.8%)119,758 (5.1%)
10 or More Apartments4,979 (7.7%)257,093 (11.0%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,354 (2.1%)65,241 (2.8%)
Rock County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Rock CountyWisconsin
2014 or Later286 (0.4%)26,056 (1.1%)
2010 to 2013795 (1.2%)45,338 (1.9%)
2000 to 20097,502 (11.6%)297,431 (12.7%)
1980 to 199913,263 (20.6%)557,759 (23.8%)
1960 to 197917,508 (27.1%)574,111 (24.5%)
1940 to 195911,348 (11,348.0%)390,132 (390,132.0%)
1939 or Earlier13,836 (21.4%)452,302 (19.3%)
Rock County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Rock CountyWisconsin
1 Room701 (1.1%)34,064 (1.5%)
2 or 3 Rooms47,399 (73.4%)1,619,801 (69.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms23,192 (35.9%)815,803 (34.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms21,426 (33.2%)738,273 (31.5%)
8 or More Rooms14,073 (21.8%)529,087 (22.6%)
Rock County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Rock CountyWisconsin
No Bedroom746 (1.2%)38,171 (1.6%)
1 Bedroom5,221 (8.1%)216,358 (9.2%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms47,399 (73.4%)1,619,801 (69.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms11,172 (17.3%)468,799 (20.0%)
Rock County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Rock CountyWisconsin
With Complete Plumbing Facilities64,380 (99.8%)2,332,540 (99.5%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities63,983 (99.1%)2,321,890 (99.1%)