Building Departments in Spartanburg, South Carolina

There are 3 Building Departments in Spartanburg, South Carolina, serving a population of 37,384 people in an area of 20 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 12,461 people, and 1 Building Department per 6 square miles.

In South Carolina, Spartanburg is ranked 37th of 496 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 29th of 496 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Spartanburg Building Departments

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


Spartanburg City Planning Department 201 Caulder Avenue Spartanburg, SC

Spartanburg City Zoning 201 Caulder Avenue Spartanburg, SC

Spartanburg County Building Department 366 North Church Street Spartanburg, SC

About the Spartanburg Building Department

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

Spartanburg Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Spartanburg 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.

Spartanburg Residential Housing Units
 SpartanburgSpartanburg County
Total Housing Units17,936127,850
Occupied Housing Units15,294 (85.3%)114,640 (89.7%)
Spartanburg Occupied Residential Buildings
 SpartanburgSpartanburg County
Single-Family Detached Homes9,217 (60.3%)81,113 (70.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes497 (3.2%)2,270 (2.0%)
2 Apartments1,106 (7.2%)3,685 (3.2%)
3 or 4 Apartments825 (5.4%)2,017 (1.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,557 (10.2%)3,774 (3.3%)
10 or More Apartments1,993 (13.0%)6,127 (5.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing99 (0.6%)15,654 (13.7%)
Spartanburg Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 SpartanburgSpartanburg County
2014 or Later75 (0.5%)2,760 (2.4%)
2010 to 2013225 (1.5%)3,818 (3.3%)
2000 to 20091,145 (7.5%)21,729 (19.0%)
1980 to 19992,903 (19.0%)36,564 (31.9%)
1960 to 19795,547 (36.3%)30,009 (26.2%)
1940 to 19593,660 (3,660.0%)12,921 (12,921.0%)
1939 or Earlier1,739 (11.4%)6,839 (6.0%)
Spartanburg Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 SpartanburgSpartanburg County
1 Room429 (2.8%)1,219 (1.1%)
2 or 3 Rooms10,851 (70.9%)85,929 (75.0%)
4 or 5 Rooms6,682 (43.7%)45,291 (39.5%)
6 or 7 Rooms4,114 (26.9%)38,135 (33.3%)
8 or More Rooms2,215 (14.5%)22,266 (19.4%)
Spartanburg Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 SpartanburgSpartanburg County
No Bedroom461 (3.0%)1,353 (1.2%)
1 Bedroom1,949 (12.7%)6,264 (5.5%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms10,851 (70.9%)85,929 (75.0%)
4 or More Bedrooms2,033 (13.3%)21,094 (18.4%)
Spartanburg Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 SpartanburgSpartanburg County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities15,259 (99.8%)114,319 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities15,088 (98.7%)113,854 (99.3%)