Building Departments in Salisbury, North Carolina

There are 4 Building Departments in Salisbury, North Carolina, serving a population of 33,561 people in an area of 23 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 8,390 people, and 1 Building Department per 5 square miles.

In North Carolina, Salisbury is ranked 76th of 959 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 59th of 959 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Salisbury Building Departments

Find Salisbury, North Carolina building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Rowan County Building Department 402 North Main Street Salisbury, NC

Rowan County Planning Department 402 North Main Street Salisbury, NC

Salisbury Planning Department 1415 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue South Salisbury, NC

Salisbury Planning Department 634 Park Ave Salisbury, NC

About the Salisbury Building Department

Building Departments in Salisbury, NC 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 Salisbury 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:
  • Salisbury, North Carolina building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Salisbury building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Salisbury, NC zoning laws and requirements

Salisbury Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Salisbury 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.

Salisbury Residential Housing Units
 SalisburyRowan County
Total Housing Units15,07561,046
Occupied Housing Units12,654 (83.9%)51,798 (84.9%)
Salisbury Occupied Residential Buildings
 SalisburyRowan County
Single-Family Detached Homes7,760 (61.3%)37,548 (72.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes409 (3.2%)687 (1.3%)
2 Apartments715 (5.7%)1,166 (2.3%)
3 or 4 Apartments726 (5.7%)1,137 (2.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments852 (6.7%)1,377 (2.7%)
10 or More Apartments1,564 (12.4%)1,986 (3.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing628 (5.0%)7,897 (15.2%)
Salisbury Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 SalisburyRowan County
2014 or Later116 (0.9%)329 (0.6%)
2010 to 2013129 (1.0%)694 (1.3%)
2000 to 20092,049 (16.2%)8,348 (16.1%)
1980 to 19992,995 (23.7%)16,764 (32.4%)
1960 to 19793,116 (24.6%)12,066 (23.3%)
1940 to 19592,418 (19.1%)8,196 (15.8%)
1939 or Earlier1,831 (14.5%)5,401 (10.4%)
Salisbury Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 SalisburyRowan County
1 Room413 (3.3%)826 (1.6%)
2 or 3 Rooms1,329 (10.5%)2,706 (5.2%)
4 or 5 Rooms5,145 (40.7%)21,492 (41.5%)
6 or 7 Rooms3,590 (28.4%)17,790 (34.3%)
8 or More Rooms2,177 (17.2%)8,984 (17.3%)
Salisbury Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 SalisburyRowan County
No Bedroom413 (3.3%)861 (1.7%)
1 Bedroom1,183 (9.3%)2,056 (4.0%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms9,042 (71.5%)40,938 (79.0%)
4 or More Bedrooms2,016 (15.9%)7,943 (15.3%)
Salisbury Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 SalisburyRowan County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities12,626 (99.8%)51,675 (99.8%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities12,505 (98.8%)51,407 (99.2%)