Shelby County Building Department

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Shelby County Building Department Contact Information

Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Shelby County Building Department, a Building Department, at County Services Drive, Pelham AL.

Shelby County Building Department
1134 County Services Drive
Pelham, Alabama, 35124
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

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About the Shelby County Building Department

The Shelby County Building Department, located in Pelham, Alabama, 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:
  • Shelby County building codes and ordinances
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Shelby County, Alabama
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Shelby County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Shelby 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.

Shelby County Residential Housing Units
 Shelby CountyAlabama
Total Housing Units86,0772,244,462
Occupied Housing Units78,328 (91.0%)1,860,269 (82.9%)
Shelby County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Shelby CountyAlabama
Single-Family Detached Homes59,457 (75.9%)1,318,605 (70.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes4,066 (5.2%)30,251 (1.6%)
2 Apartments535 (0.7%)37,623 (2.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments841 (1.1%)52,509 (2.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,223 (2.8%)78,374 (4.2%)
10 or More Apartments5,412 (6.9%)113,418 (6.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing5,794 (7.4%)229,489 (12.3%)
Shelby County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Shelby CountyAlabama
2014 or Later1,362 (1.7%)30,141 (1.6%)
2010 to 20133,680 (4.7%)70,948 (3.8%)
2000 to 200922,574 (28.8%)307,304 (16.5%)
1980 to 199935,849 (45.8%)618,734 (33.3%)
1960 to 197911,420 (14.6%)516,746 (27.8%)
1940 to 19592,521 (2,521.0%)226,374 (226,374.0%)
1939 or Earlier922 (1.2%)90,022 (4.8%)
Shelby County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Shelby CountyAlabama
1 Room325 (0.4%)18,357 (1.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms47,532 (60.7%)1,341,593 (72.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms20,164 (25.7%)644,541 (34.6%)
6 or 7 Rooms26,863 (34.3%)670,416 (36.0%)
8 or More Rooms27,072 (34.6%)409,561 (22.0%)
Shelby County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Shelby CountyAlabama
No Bedroom412 (0.5%)19,884 (1.1%)
1 Bedroom3,309 (4.2%)105,813 (5.7%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms47,532 (60.7%)1,341,593 (72.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms27,075 (34.6%)392,979 (21.1%)
Shelby County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Shelby CountyAlabama
With Complete Plumbing Facilities78,048 (99.6%)1,853,472 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities77,899 (99.5%)1,848,444 (99.4%)