Skokie Building Department and Zoning in Skokie, Illinois

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Address and Phone Number for Skokie Building Department and Zoning, a Building Department, at Oakton Street, Skokie IL.

Skokie Building Department and Zoning
5127 Oakton Street
Skokie, Illinois, 60077

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About the Skokie Building Department and Zoning

The Skokie Building Department and Zoning, located in Skokie, Illinois, 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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Skokie Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Skokie 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.

Skokie Residential Housing Units
 SkokieCook County
Total Housing Units24,1182,188,394
Occupied Housing Units22,446 (93.1%)1,963,070 (89.7%)
Skokie Occupied Residential Buildings
 SkokieCook County
Single-Family Detached Homes12,928 (57.6%)826,422 (42.1%)
Single-Family Attached Homes1,411 (6.3%)106,531 (5.4%)
2 Apartments670 (3.0%)173,998 (8.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments2,062 (9.2%)199,296 (10.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,368 (6.1%)193,244 (9.8%)
10 or More Apartments3,997 (17.8%)449,943 (22.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing10 (0.0%)13,636 (0.7%)
Skokie Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 SkokieCook County
2014 or Later14 (0.1%)11,823 (0.6%)
2010 to 2013101 (0.4%)18,584 (0.9%)
2000 to 20091,411 (6.3%)150,523 (7.7%)
1980 to 19991,364 (6.1%)271,410 (13.8%)
1960 to 19795,724 (25.5%)496,981 (25.3%)
1940 to 195911,746 (11,746.0%)455,523 (455,523.0%)
1939 or Earlier2,086 (9.3%)558,226 (28.4%)
Skokie Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 SkokieCook County
1 Room115 (0.5%)65,158 (3.3%)
2 or 3 Rooms16,796 (74.8%)1,247,682 (63.6%)
4 or 5 Rooms8,628 (38.4%)754,846 (38.5%)
6 or 7 Rooms7,160 (31.9%)543,198 (27.7%)
8 or More Rooms4,297 (19.1%)317,574 (16.2%)
Skokie Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 SkokieCook County
No Bedroom115 (0.5%)78,078 (4.0%)
1 Bedroom1,646 (7.3%)299,464 (15.3%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms16,796 (74.8%)1,247,682 (63.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms3,889 (17.3%)337,846 (17.2%)
Skokie Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 SkokieCook County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities22,406 (99.8%)1,957,344 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities22,393 (99.8%)1,948,863 (99.3%)