Building Departments in Troy, New York

There are 3 Building Departments in Troy, New York, serving a population of 49,826 people in an area of 11 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 16,608 people, and 1 Building Department per 3 square miles.

In New York, Troy is ranked 213rd of 2100 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 190th of 2100 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Troy Building Departments

Find Troy, New York building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Green Island Building Department 69 Hudson Avenue Troy, NY

Rensselaer County Planning Department 1600 7th Avenue Troy, NY

Troy Planning Department 1 Monument Square Troy, NY

About the Troy Building Department

Building Departments in Troy, NY 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 Troy 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:
  • Troy, New York building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Troy building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Troy, NY zoning laws and requirements

Troy Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Troy 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.

Troy Residential Housing Units
 TroyRensselaer County
Total Housing Units23,58072,852
Occupied Housing Units19,954 (84.6%)64,563 (88.6%)
Troy Occupied Residential Buildings
 TroyRensselaer County
Single-Family Detached Homes5,184 (26.0%)38,026 (58.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes854 (4.3%)2,075 (3.2%)
2 Apartments5,198 (26.0%)7,961 (12.3%)
3 or 4 Apartments3,231 (16.2%)4,881 (7.6%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,975 (9.9%)3,886 (6.0%)
10 or More Apartments3,364 (16.9%)5,956 (9.2%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing148 (0.7%)1,778 (2.8%)
Troy Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 TroyRensselaer County
2014 or Later195 (1.0%)514 (0.8%)
2010 to 2013201 (1.0%)1,673 (2.6%)
2000 to 2009551 (2.8%)5,181 (8.0%)
1980 to 19991,973 (9.9%)11,930 (18.5%)
1960 to 19793,606 (18.1%)13,036 (20.2%)
1940 to 19592,911 (2,911.0%)10,368 (10,368.0%)
1939 or Earlier10,517 (52.7%)21,861 (33.9%)
Troy Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 TroyRensselaer County
1 Room493 (2.5%)858 (1.3%)
2 or 3 Rooms13,126 (65.8%)43,068 (66.7%)
4 or 5 Rooms7,858 (39.4%)20,602 (31.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms6,130 (30.7%)22,348 (34.6%)
8 or More Rooms2,415 (12.1%)13,805 (21.4%)
Troy Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 TroyRensselaer County
No Bedroom533 (2.7%)901 (1.4%)
1 Bedroom3,507 (17.6%)7,399 (11.5%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms13,126 (65.8%)43,068 (66.7%)
4 or More Bedrooms2,788 (14.0%)13,195 (20.4%)
Troy Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 TroyRensselaer County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities19,881 (99.6%)64,369 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities19,655 (98.5%)63,998 (99.1%)