Building Departments in Shawnee, Oklahoma

There are 2 Building Departments in Shawnee, Oklahoma, serving a population of 30,974 people in an area of 45 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 15,487 people, and 1 Building Department per 22 square miles.

In Oklahoma, Shawnee is ranked 8th of 815 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 13th of 815 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Shawnee Building Departments

Find Shawnee, Oklahoma building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Shawnee City Planning Department 222 North Broadway Avenue Shawnee, OK

Shawnee Permits 16 West 9th Street Shawnee, OK

About the Shawnee Building Department

Building Departments in Shawnee, OK 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 Shawnee 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:
  • Shawnee, Oklahoma building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Shawnee building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Shawnee, OK zoning laws and requirements

Shawnee Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Shawnee 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.

Shawnee Residential Housing Units
 ShawneePottawatomie County
Total Housing Units13,63529,847
Occupied Housing Units11,968 (87.8%)26,003 (87.1%)
Shawnee Occupied Residential Buildings
 ShawneePottawatomie County
Single-Family Detached Homes9,297 (77.7%)20,068 (77.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes181 (1.5%)267 (1.0%)
2 Apartments472 (3.9%)660 (2.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments326 (2.7%)386 (1.5%)
5 to 9 Apartments606 (5.1%)734 (2.8%)
10 or More Apartments763 (6.4%)870 (3.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing323 (2.7%)3,018 (11.6%)
Shawnee Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 ShawneePottawatomie County
2014 or Later122 (1.0%)488 (1.9%)
2010 to 2013507 (4.2%)1,304 (5.0%)
2000 to 20091,372 (11.5%)3,654 (14.1%)
1980 to 19992,145 (17.9%)6,569 (25.3%)
1960 to 19793,851 (32.2%)8,149 (31.3%)
1940 to 19592,275 (2,275.0%)3,600 (3,600.0%)
1939 or Earlier1,696 (14.2%)2,239 (8.6%)
Shawnee Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 ShawneePottawatomie County
1 Room117 (1.0%)169 (0.6%)
2 or 3 Rooms9,311 (77.8%)20,559 (79.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms5,426 (45.3%)11,675 (44.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms3,973 (33.2%)9,329 (35.9%)
8 or More Rooms1,378 (11.5%)3,206 (12.3%)
Shawnee Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 ShawneePottawatomie County
No Bedroom159 (1.3%)211 (0.8%)
1 Bedroom1,212 (10.1%)1,659 (6.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms9,311 (77.8%)20,559 (79.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,286 (10.7%)3,574 (13.7%)
Shawnee Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 ShawneePottawatomie County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities11,908 (99.5%)25,893 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities11,848 (99.0%)25,751 (99.0%)