Building Departments in Salt Lake, Utah

There are 5 Building Departments in Salt Lake, Utah, serving a population of 194,188 people in an area of 112 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 38,837 people, and 1 Building Department per 22 square miles.

In Utah, Salt Lake is ranked 43rd of 351 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 40th of 351 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Salt Lake Building Departments

Find Salt Lake, Utah building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Salt Lake Building Department 2001 State Street Salt Lake, UT

Salt Lake City Permits 349 South 200 East Salt Lake, UT

Salt Lake City Planning Department # 406, 451 S State St Salt Lake, UT

Salt Lake County Building Department and Permits 2001 State Street Salt Lake, UT

Utah State Permits 3724 Laurelcrest Street Salt Lake, UT

About the Salt Lake Building Department

Building Departments in Salt Lake, UT 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 Salt Lake 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:
  • Salt Lake, Utah building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Salt Lake building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Salt Lake, UT zoning laws and requirements

Salt Lake Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Salt Lake 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.

Salt Lake Residential Housing Units
 Salt LakeSalt Lake County
Total Housing Units84,784390,308
Occupied Housing Units78,229 (92.3%)369,429 (94.7%)
Salt Lake Occupied Residential Buildings
 Salt LakeSalt Lake County
Single-Family Detached Homes38,249 (48.9%)238,677 (64.6%)
Single-Family Attached Homes2,629 (3.4%)25,135 (6.8%)
2 Apartments5,030 (6.4%)10,901 (3.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments5,393 (6.9%)14,429 (3.9%)
5 to 9 Apartments4,039 (5.2%)15,545 (4.2%)
10 or More Apartments22,062 (28.2%)57,657 (15.6%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing827 (1.1%)7,085 (1.9%)
Salt Lake Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Salt LakeSalt Lake County
2014 or Later1,243 (1.6%)9,848 (2.7%)
2010 to 20131,743 (2.2%)16,022 (4.3%)
2000 to 20094,758 (6.1%)55,666 (15.1%)
1980 to 199911,910 (15.2%)106,293 (28.8%)
1960 to 197917,385 (22.2%)104,250 (28.2%)
1940 to 195918,192 (18,192.0%)47,978 (47,978.0%)
1939 or Earlier22,998 (29.4%)29,372 (8.0%)
Salt Lake Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Salt LakeSalt Lake County
1 Room3,185 (4.1%)6,072 (1.6%)
2 or 3 Rooms41,756 (53.4%)173,065 (46.8%)
4 or 5 Rooms26,380 (33.7%)98,646 (26.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms15,588 (19.9%)91,127 (24.7%)
8 or More Rooms16,550 (21.2%)134,157 (36.3%)
Salt Lake Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Salt LakeSalt Lake County
No Bedroom3,470 (4.4%)6,595 (1.8%)
1 Bedroom16,203 (20.7%)34,413 (9.3%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms41,756 (53.4%)173,065 (46.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms16,800 (21.5%)155,356 (42.1%)
Salt Lake Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Salt LakeSalt Lake County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities77,955 (99.6%)368,262 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities77,683 (99.3%)367,262 (99.4%)