Building Departments in Greene County, Tennessee

There are 2 Building Departments in Greene County, Tennessee, serving a population of 68,520 people in an area of 622 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 34,260 people, and 1 Building Department per 310 square miles.

In Tennessee, Greene County is ranked 13th of 95 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 25th of 95 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Greene County Building Departments

Find Greene County, Tennessee building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Greene County Zoning 129 Charles Street Greeneville, TN

Greeneville Zoning 200 North College Street Greeneville, TN

About the Greene County Building Department

Building Departments in Greene County, TN 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 Greene County 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:
  • Greene County, Tennessee building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Greene County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Greene County, TN zoning laws and requirements

Greene County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Greene County 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.

Greene County Residential Housing Units
 Greene CountyTennessee
Total Housing Units32,5162,930,530
Occupied Housing Units27,244 (83.8%)2,567,061 (87.6%)
Greene County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Greene CountyTennessee
Single-Family Detached Homes19,101 (70.1%)1,797,547 (70.0%)
Single-Family Attached Homes199 (0.7%)81,402 (3.2%)
2 Apartments394 (1.4%)70,683 (2.8%)
3 or 4 Apartments399 (1.5%)79,592 (3.1%)
5 to 9 Apartments727 (2.7%)113,513 (4.4%)
10 or More Apartments427 (1.6%)200,267 (7.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing5,997 (22.0%)224,057 (8.7%)
Greene County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Greene CountyTennessee
2014 or Later310 (1.1%)53,832 (2.1%)
2010 to 2013619 (2.3%)88,315 (3.4%)
2000 to 20094,108 (15.1%)435,663 (17.0%)
1980 to 19999,320 (34.2%)843,271 (32.8%)
1960 to 19797,388 (27.1%)668,593 (26.0%)
1940 to 19593,771 (3,771.0%)335,016 (335,016.0%)
1939 or Earlier1,728 (6.3%)142,371 (5.5%)
Greene County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Greene CountyTennessee
1 Room140 (0.5%)29,037 (1.1%)
2 or 3 Rooms21,694 (79.6%)1,850,684 (72.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms12,121 (44.5%)921,694 (35.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms8,584 (31.5%)856,102 (33.3%)
8 or More Rooms5,028 (18.5%)569,596 (22.2%)
Greene County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Greene CountyTennessee
No Bedroom165 (0.6%)31,875 (1.2%)
1 Bedroom1,291 (4.7%)178,609 (7.0%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms21,694 (79.6%)1,850,684 (72.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms4,094 (15.0%)505,893 (19.7%)
Greene County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Greene CountyTennessee
With Complete Plumbing Facilities27,203 (99.8%)2,556,921 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities27,098 (99.5%)2,547,892 (99.3%)