Building Departments in Rome, New York

There are 2 Building Departments in Rome, New York, serving a population of 32,589 people in an area of 75 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 16,294 people, and 1 Building Department per 37 square miles.

In New York, Rome is ranked 212nd of 2100 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 241st of 2100 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Rome Building Departments

Find Rome, New York building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Oneida Permits 302 North James Street Rome, NY

Rome Planning Department 198 N Washington St Rome, NY

About the Rome Building Department

Building Departments in Rome, NY 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 Rome 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:
  • Rome, New York building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Rome building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Rome, NY zoning laws and requirements

Rome Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Rome 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.

Rome Residential Housing Units
 RomeOneida County
Total Housing Units14,887105,102
Occupied Housing Units12,622 (84.8%)90,014 (85.6%)
Rome Occupied Residential Buildings
 RomeOneida County
Single-Family Detached Homes7,441 (59.0%)57,249 (63.6%)
Single-Family Attached Homes152 (1.2%)1,573 (1.7%)
2 Apartments1,683 (13.3%)11,119 (12.4%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,066 (8.4%)5,287 (5.9%)
5 to 9 Apartments678 (5.4%)3,256 (3.6%)
10 or More Apartments1,313 (10.4%)6,092 (6.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing289 (2.3%)5,438 (6.0%)
Rome Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 RomeOneida County
2014 or Later37 (0.3%)345 (0.4%)
2010 to 201384 (0.7%)1,000 (1.1%)
2000 to 2009113 (0.9%)4,622 (5.1%)
1980 to 19991,323 (10.5%)14,221 (15.8%)
1960 to 19792,718 (21.5%)18,393 (20.4%)
1940 to 19594,524 (4,524.0%)21,576 (21,576.0%)
1939 or Earlier3,823 (30.3%)29,857 (33.2%)
Rome Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 RomeOneida County
1 Room68 (0.5%)892 (1.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms8,342 (66.1%)60,558 (67.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms4,287 (34.0%)27,052 (30.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms3,774 (29.9%)32,822 (36.5%)
8 or More Rooms2,768 (21.9%)21,662 (24.1%)
Rome Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 RomeOneida County
No Bedroom81 (0.6%)1,018 (1.1%)
1 Bedroom1,953 (15.5%)8,947 (9.9%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms8,342 (66.1%)60,558 (67.3%)
4 or More Bedrooms2,246 (17.8%)19,491 (21.7%)
Rome Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 RomeOneida County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities12,585 (99.7%)89,619 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities12,536 (99.3%)89,468 (99.4%)