Rutherford County Planning Department

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Rutherford County Planning Department Contact Information

View Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Rutherford County Planning Department, a Building Department, at Fairground Road, Spindale NC.

Rutherford County Planning Department
174 Fairground Road
Spindale, North Carolina, 28160
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Rutherford County Planning Department

The Rutherford County Planning Department, located in Spindale, 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.

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Rutherford County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Rutherford 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.

Rutherford County Residential Housing Units
 Rutherford CountyNorth Carolina
Total Housing Units34,1814,521,697
Occupied Housing Units26,497 (77.5%)3,874,346 (85.7%)
Rutherford County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Rutherford CountyNorth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes18,814 (71.0%)2,564,031 (66.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes297 (1.1%)163,294 (4.2%)
2 Apartments325 (1.2%)75,522 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments686 (2.6%)105,369 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments582 (2.2%)164,819 (4.3%)
10 or More Apartments438 (1.7%)315,258 (8.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing5,355 (20.2%)486,053 (12.5%)
Rutherford County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Rutherford CountyNorth Carolina
2014 or Later166 (0.6%)46,080 (1.2%)
2010 to 2013272 (1.0%)141,392 (3.6%)
2000 to 20093,050 (11.5%)802,896 (20.7%)
1980 to 19998,724 (32.9%)1,403,456 (36.2%)
1960 to 19797,564 (28.5%)885,693 (22.9%)
1940 to 19594,274 (16.1%)403,933 (10.4%)
1939 or Earlier2,447 (9.2%)190,896 (4.9%)
Rutherford County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Rutherford CountyNorth Carolina
1 Room396 (1.5%)47,603 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms1,582 (6.0%)306,266 (7.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms10,702 (40.4%)1,477,508 (38.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms9,237 (34.9%)1,236,163 (31.9%)
8 or More Rooms4,580 (17.3%)806,806 (20.8%)
Rutherford County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Rutherford CountyNorth Carolina
No Bedroom396 (1.5%)50,513 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom1,041 (3.9%)247,436 (6.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms21,179 (79.9%)2,813,482 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms3,881 (14.6%)762,915 (19.7%)
Rutherford County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Rutherford CountyNorth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities26,402 (99.6%)3,862,027 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities26,297 (99.2%)3,852,011 (99.4%)