Building Departments in Denton County, Texas

There are 5 Building Departments in Denton County, Texas, serving a population of 781,321 people in an area of 879 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 156,264 people, and 1 Building Department per 175 square miles.

In Texas, Denton County is ranked 65th of 254 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 14th of 254 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Denton County Building Departments

Find Denton County, Texas building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Denton Permits & Licenses 215 West Hickory Street Denton, TX

Grapevine Zoning 200 S Main St Grapevine, TX

Lewisville Building Department 151 West Church Street Lewisville, TX

Lewisville Permits 151 West Church Street Lewisville, TX

Lewisville Zoning 151 West Church Street Lewisville, TX

About the Denton County Building Department

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

Denton County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Denton 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.

Denton County Residential Housing Units
 Denton CountyTexas
Total Housing Units299,88510,769,900
Occupied Housing Units283,250 (94.5%)9,553,046 (88.7%)
Denton County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Denton CountyTexas
Single-Family Detached Homes197,373 (69.7%)6,373,878 (66.7%)
Single-Family Attached Homes5,567 (2.0%)254,508 (2.7%)
2 Apartments1,788 (0.6%)173,323 (1.8%)
3 or 4 Apartments6,865 (2.4%)303,286 (3.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments14,282 (5.0%)441,018 (4.6%)
10 or More Apartments47,090 (16.6%)1,370,495 (14.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing10,285 (3.6%)636,538 (6.7%)
Denton County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Denton CountyTexas
2014 or Later16,969 (6.0%)313,344 (3.3%)
2010 to 201322,915 (8.1%)508,980 (5.3%)
2000 to 200985,352 (30.1%)1,951,294 (20.4%)
1980 to 1999113,214 (40.0%)3,054,918 (32.0%)
1960 to 197936,144 (12.8%)2,334,731 (24.4%)
1940 to 19596,631 (6,631.0%)1,069,048 (1,069,048.0%)
1939 or Earlier2,025 (0.7%)320,731 (3.4%)
Denton County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Denton CountyTexas
1 Room3,475 (1.2%)164,027 (1.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms143,884 (50.8%)6,035,207 (63.2%)
4 or 5 Rooms72,978 (25.8%)3,473,388 (36.4%)
6 or 7 Rooms79,486 (28.1%)2,924,027 (30.6%)
8 or More Rooms92,465 (32.6%)1,783,334 (18.7%)
Denton County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Denton CountyTexas
No Bedroom3,888 (1.4%)178,965 (1.9%)
1 Bedroom35,672 (12.6%)1,133,569 (11.9%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms143,884 (50.8%)6,035,207 (63.2%)
4 or More Bedrooms99,806 (35.2%)2,205,305 (23.1%)
Denton County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Denton CountyTexas
With Complete Plumbing Facilities282,493 (99.7%)9,511,044 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities281,561 (99.4%)9,478,444 (99.2%)