Building Departments in Spartanburg County, South Carolina

There are 3 Building Departments in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, serving a population of 297,732 people in an area of 808 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 99,244 people, and 1 Building Department per 269 square miles.

In South Carolina, Spartanburg County is ranked 30th of 46 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 16th of 46 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Spartanburg County Building Departments

Find Spartanburg County, South Carolina building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Spartanburg City Planning Department 201 Caulder Avenue Spartanburg, SC

Spartanburg City Zoning 201 Caulder Avenue Spartanburg, SC

Spartanburg County Building Department 366 North Church Street Spartanburg, SC

About the Spartanburg County Building Department

Building Departments in Spartanburg County, SC 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 Spartanburg County 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:
  • Spartanburg County, South Carolina building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Spartanburg County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Spartanburg County, SC zoning laws and requirements

Spartanburg County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Spartanburg 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.

Spartanburg County Residential Housing Units
 Spartanburg CountySouth Carolina
Total Housing Units127,8502,256,951
Occupied Housing Units114,640 (89.7%)1,894,711 (84.0%)
Spartanburg County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Spartanburg CountySouth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes81,113 (70.8%)1,241,115 (65.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes2,270 (2.0%)59,258 (3.1%)
2 Apartments3,685 (3.2%)37,811 (2.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments2,017 (1.8%)51,244 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments3,774 (3.3%)78,042 (4.1%)
10 or More Apartments6,127 (5.3%)124,283 (6.6%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing15,654 (13.7%)302,958 (16.0%)
Spartanburg County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Spartanburg CountySouth Carolina
2014 or Later2,760 (2.4%)50,655 (2.7%)
2010 to 20133,818 (3.3%)79,310 (4.2%)
2000 to 200921,729 (19.0%)383,877 (20.3%)
1980 to 199936,564 (31.9%)668,855 (35.3%)
1960 to 197930,009 (26.2%)454,838 (24.0%)
1940 to 195912,921 (12,921.0%)181,743 (181,743.0%)
1939 or Earlier6,839 (6.0%)75,433 (4.0%)
Spartanburg County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Spartanburg CountySouth Carolina
1 Room1,219 (1.1%)21,314 (1.1%)
2 or 3 Rooms85,929 (75.0%)1,379,533 (72.8%)
4 or 5 Rooms45,291 (39.5%)700,670 (37.0%)
6 or 7 Rooms38,135 (33.3%)651,163 (34.4%)
8 or More Rooms22,266 (19.4%)402,266 (21.2%)
Spartanburg County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Spartanburg CountySouth Carolina
No Bedroom1,353 (1.2%)22,684 (1.2%)
1 Bedroom6,264 (5.5%)97,249 (5.1%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms85,929 (75.0%)1,379,533 (72.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms21,094 (18.4%)395,245 (20.9%)
Spartanburg County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Spartanburg CountySouth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities114,319 (99.7%)1,888,274 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities113,854 (99.3%)1,881,626 (99.3%)