Surry County Planning Department

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Surry County Planning Department Contact Information

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Surry County Planning Department
122 Hamby Road
Dobson, North Carolina, 27017

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About the Surry County Planning Department

The Surry County Planning Department, located in Dobson, North Carolina, 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.

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Surry County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Surry County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, 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, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Surry County Residential Housing Units
 Surry CountyNorth Carolina
Total Housing Units33,9504,521,697
Occupied Housing Units29,256 (86.2%)3,874,346 (85.7%)
Surry County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Surry CountyNorth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes19,615 (67.0%)2,564,031 (66.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes411 (1.4%)163,294 (4.2%)
2 Apartments405 (1.4%)75,522 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments638 (2.2%)105,369 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments540 (1.8%)164,819 (4.3%)
10 or More Apartments580 (2.0%)315,258 (8.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing7,067 (24.2%)486,053 (12.5%)
Surry County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Surry CountyNorth Carolina
2014 or Later144 (0.5%)46,080 (1.2%)
2010 to 2013542 (1.9%)141,392 (3.6%)
2000 to 20093,843 (13.1%)802,896 (20.7%)
1980 to 199910,368 (35.4%)1,403,456 (36.2%)
1960 to 19798,065 (27.6%)885,693 (22.9%)
1940 to 19594,099 (14.0%)403,933 (10.4%)
1939 or Earlier2,195 (7.5%)190,896 (4.9%)
Surry County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Surry CountyNorth Carolina
1 Room270 (0.9%)47,603 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms1,435 (4.9%)306,266 (7.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms13,575 (46.4%)1,477,508 (38.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms9,337 (31.9%)1,236,163 (31.9%)
8 or More Rooms4,639 (15.9%)806,806 (20.8%)
Surry County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Surry CountyNorth Carolina
No Bedroom270 (0.9%)50,513 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom1,296 (4.4%)247,436 (6.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms23,961 (81.9%)2,813,482 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms3,729 (12.7%)762,915 (19.7%)
Surry County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Surry CountyNorth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities29,094 (99.4%)3,862,027 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities29,109 (99.5%)3,852,011 (99.4%)