Union County Planning Department

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Union County Planning Department Contact Information

Address and Phone Number for Union County Planning Department, a Building Department, at Elizabethtown Plaza, Elizabeth NJ.

Union County Planning Department
10 Elizabethtown Plaza
Elizabeth, New Jersey, 07202

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About the Union County Planning Department

The Union County Planning Department, located in Elizabeth, New Jersey, 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.

You may contact the Department of Buildings for questions about:
  • Union County building codes and ordinances
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Union County, New Jersey
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Union County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Union 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.

Union County Residential Housing Units
 Union CountyNew Jersey
Total Housing Units201,9163,605,401
Occupied Housing Units188,987 (93.6%)3,213,362 (89.1%)
Union County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Union CountyNew Jersey
Single-Family Detached Homes100,035 (52.9%)1,754,953 (54.6%)
Single-Family Attached Homes9,052 (4.8%)289,235 (9.0%)
2 Apartments29,644 (15.7%)290,743 (9.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments14,186 (7.5%)199,314 (6.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments7,496 (4.0%)153,429 (4.8%)
10 or More Apartments28,203 (14.9%)497,820 (15.5%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing371 (0.2%)27,868 (0.9%)
Union County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Union CountyNew Jersey
2014 or Later1,313 (0.7%)28,644 (0.9%)
2010 to 20132,092 (1.1%)52,093 (1.6%)
2000 to 200910,974 (5.8%)289,142 (9.0%)
1980 to 199919,770 (10.5%)695,397 (21.6%)
1960 to 197941,932 (22.2%)847,137 (26.4%)
1940 to 195968,260 (68,260.0%)721,871 (721,871.0%)
1939 or Earlier44,646 (23.6%)579,078 (18.0%)
Union County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Union CountyNew Jersey
1 Room5,377 (2.8%)70,149 (2.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms112,527 (59.5%)1,874,131 (58.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms59,447 (31.5%)994,248 (30.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms56,458 (29.9%)923,083 (28.7%)
8 or More Rooms43,658 (23.1%)835,220 (26.0%)
Union County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Union CountyNew Jersey
No Bedroom5,723 (3.0%)76,253 (2.4%)
1 Bedroom26,525 (14.0%)444,677 (13.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms112,527 (59.5%)1,874,131 (58.3%)
4 or More Bedrooms44,212 (23.4%)818,301 (25.5%)
Union County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Union CountyNew Jersey
With Complete Plumbing Facilities188,240 (99.6%)3,204,437 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities186,940 (98.9%)3,188,970 (99.2%)