Building Departments in Union County, South Carolina

There are 2 Building Departments in Union County, South Carolina, serving a population of 27,772 people in an area of 515 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 13,886 people, and 1 Building Department per 257 square miles.

In South Carolina, Union County is ranked 4th of 46 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 14th of 46 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Union County Building Departments

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

Union County Building Department 322 East Main Street Union, SC

Union Zoning 101 Sharpe Avenue Union, SC

About the Union County Building Department

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

Union County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Union 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.

Union County Residential Housing Units
 Union CountySouth Carolina
Total Housing Units14,1002,256,951
Occupied Housing Units11,544 (81.9%)1,894,711 (84.0%)
Union County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Union CountySouth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes8,010 (69.4%)1,241,115 (65.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes114 (1.0%)59,258 (3.1%)
2 Apartments203 (1.8%)37,811 (2.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments274 (2.4%)51,244 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments252 (2.2%)78,042 (4.1%)
10 or More Apartments168 (1.5%)124,283 (6.6%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing2,523 (21.9%)302,958 (16.0%)
Union County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Union CountySouth Carolina
2014 or Later32 (0.3%)50,655 (2.7%)
2010 to 2013161 (1.4%)79,310 (4.2%)
2000 to 2009815 (7.1%)383,877 (20.3%)
1980 to 19993,389 (29.4%)668,855 (35.3%)
1960 to 19793,746 (32.4%)454,838 (24.0%)
1940 to 19591,797 (1,797.0%)181,743 (181,743.0%)
1939 or Earlier1,604 (13.9%)75,433 (4.0%)
Union County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Union CountySouth Carolina
1 Room63 (0.5%)21,314 (1.1%)
2 or 3 Rooms9,402 (81.4%)1,379,533 (72.8%)
4 or 5 Rooms5,319 (46.1%)700,670 (37.0%)
6 or 7 Rooms4,318 (37.4%)651,163 (34.4%)
8 or More Rooms1,358 (11.8%)402,266 (21.2%)
Union County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Union CountySouth Carolina
No Bedroom67 (0.6%)22,684 (1.2%)
1 Bedroom539 (4.7%)97,249 (5.1%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms9,402 (81.4%)1,379,533 (72.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,536 (13.3%)395,245 (20.9%)
Union County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Union CountySouth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities11,529 (99.9%)1,888,274 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities11,484 (99.5%)1,881,626 (99.3%)