Schenectady County Planning Department

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Schenectady County Planning Department Contact Information

Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Schenectady County Planning Department, a Building Department, at Nott Terrace, Schenectady NY.

Schenectady County Planning Department
107 Nott Terrace, Ste 303
Schenectady, New York, 12308
Open Daily 12:00 AM-11:59 PM

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About the Schenectady County Planning Department

The Schenectady County Planning Department, located in Schenectady, New York, 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.

You may contact the Department of Buildings for questions about:
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Schenectady County, New York
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Schenectady County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Schenectady 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.

Schenectady County Residential Housing Units
 Schenectady CountyNew York
Total Housing Units69,3028,287,087
Occupied Housing Units53,295 (76.9%)7,316,537 (88.3%)
Schenectady County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Schenectady CountyNew York
Single-Family Detached Homes33,748 (63.3%)3,056,240 (41.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes1,187 (2.2%)385,262 (5.3%)
2 Apartments7,192 (13.5%)736,030 (10.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments2,986 (5.6%)500,272 (6.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,466 (4.6%)381,461 (5.2%)
10 or More Apartments5,264 (9.9%)2,104,409 (28.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing452 (0.8%)152,863 (2.1%)
Schenectady County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Schenectady CountyNew York
2014 or Later360 (0.7%)45,618 (0.6%)
2010 to 2013626 (1.2%)106,896 (1.5%)
2000 to 20093,022 (5.7%)452,893 (6.2%)
1980 to 19997,258 (13.6%)997,799 (13.6%)
1960 to 197910,266 (19.3%)1,671,698 (22.8%)
1940 to 195914,340 (14,340.0%)1,733,497 (1,733,497.0%)
1939 or Earlier17,423 (32.7%)2,308,136 (31.5%)
Schenectady County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Schenectady CountyNew York
1 Room802 (1.5%)274,733 (3.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms33,933 (63.7%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms15,596 (29.3%)2,540,356 (34.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms19,147 (35.9%)1,857,583 (25.4%)
8 or More Rooms12,406 (23.3%)1,297,242 (17.7%)
Schenectady County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Schenectady CountyNew York
No Bedroom939 (1.8%)319,813 (4.4%)
1 Bedroom5,954 (11.2%)1,372,490 (18.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms33,933 (63.7%)4,279,831 (58.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms12,469 (23.4%)1,344,403 (18.4%)
Schenectady County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Schenectady CountyNew York
With Complete Plumbing Facilities53,153 (99.7%)7,287,201 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities52,952 (99.4%)7,259,644 (99.2%)