Swain County Building Department

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Swain County Building Department Contact Information

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Swain County Building Department
101 Mitchell Rd
Bryson City, North Carolina, 28713

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About the Swain County Building Department

The Swain County Building Department, located in Bryson City, 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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Swain County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Swain 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.

Swain County Residential Housing Units
 Swain CountyNorth Carolina
Total Housing Units8,9134,521,697
Occupied Housing Units5,464 (61.3%)3,874,346 (85.7%)
Swain County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Swain CountyNorth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes3,677 (67.3%)2,564,031 (66.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes35 (0.6%)163,294 (4.2%)
2 Apartments82 (1.5%)75,522 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments88 (1.6%)105,369 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments68 (1.2%)164,819 (4.3%)
10 or More Apartments59 (1.1%)315,258 (8.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,455 (26.6%)486,053 (12.5%)
Swain County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Swain CountyNorth Carolina
2014 or Later37 (0.7%)46,080 (1.2%)
2010 to 2013208 (3.8%)141,392 (3.6%)
2000 to 2009946 (17.3%)802,896 (20.7%)
1980 to 19991,948 (35.7%)1,403,456 (36.2%)
1960 to 19791,407 (25.8%)885,693 (22.9%)
1940 to 1959654 (12.0%)403,933 (10.4%)
1939 or Earlier264 (4.8%)190,896 (4.9%)
Swain County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Swain CountyNorth Carolina
1 Room38 (0.7%)47,603 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms637 (11.7%)306,266 (7.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms2,706 (49.5%)1,477,508 (38.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms1,653 (30.3%)1,236,163 (31.9%)
8 or More Rooms430 (7.9%)806,806 (20.8%)
Swain County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Swain CountyNorth Carolina
No Bedroom47 (0.9%)50,513 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom434 (7.9%)247,436 (6.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms4,368 (79.9%)2,813,482 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms615 (11.3%)762,915 (19.7%)
Swain County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Swain CountyNorth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities5,418 (99.2%)3,862,027 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities5,391 (98.7%)3,852,011 (99.4%)