Building Departments in Stamford, Connecticut

There are 3 Building Departments in Stamford, Connecticut, serving a population of 128,851 people in an area of 38 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 42,950 people, and 1 Building Department per 12 square miles.

In Connecticut, Stamford is ranked 111st of 339 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 96th of 339 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Stamford Building Departments

Find Stamford, Connecticut building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

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About the Stamford Building Department

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

Stamford Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Stamford 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.

Stamford Residential Housing Units
 StamfordFairfield County
Total Housing Units53,660370,999
Occupied Housing Units49,510 (92.3%)340,491 (91.8%)
Stamford Occupied Residential Buildings
 StamfordFairfield County
Single-Family Detached Homes19,319 (39.0%)200,862 (59.0%)
Single-Family Attached Homes3,675 (7.4%)22,488 (6.6%)
2 Apartments4,011 (8.1%)27,962 (8.2%)
3 or 4 Apartments4,319 (8.7%)26,143 (7.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,766 (5.6%)14,853 (4.4%)
10 or More Apartments15,383 (31.1%)46,915 (13.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing37 (0.1%)1,268 (0.4%)
Stamford Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 StamfordFairfield County
2014 or Later1,010 (2.0%)3,476 (1.0%)
2010 to 20132,295 (4.6%)6,789 (2.0%)
2000 to 20093,880 (7.8%)23,196 (6.8%)
1980 to 199910,441 (21.1%)62,247 (18.3%)
1960 to 197913,879 (28.0%)96,038 (28.2%)
1940 to 195910,959 (10,959.0%)79,521 (79,521.0%)
1939 or Earlier7,046 (14.2%)69,224 (20.3%)
Stamford Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 StamfordFairfield County
1 Room2,019 (4.1%)7,097 (2.1%)
2 or 3 Rooms27,931 (56.4%)191,028 (56.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms16,826 (34.0%)98,415 (28.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms10,594 (21.4%)94,470 (27.7%)
8 or More Rooms9,855 (19.9%)102,904 (30.2%)
Stamford Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 StamfordFairfield County
No Bedroom2,087 (4.2%)7,704 (2.3%)
1 Bedroom9,307 (18.8%)38,802 (11.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms27,931 (56.4%)191,028 (56.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms10,185 (20.6%)102,957 (30.2%)
Stamford Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 StamfordFairfield County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities49,365 (99.7%)339,315 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities48,939 (98.8%)337,509 (99.1%)