Building Departments in Urbana, Illinois

There are 2 Building Departments in Urbana, Illinois, serving a population of 42,141 people in an area of 12 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 21,070 people, and 1 Building Department per 5 square miles.

In Illinois, Urbana is ranked 96th of 1547 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 76th of 1547 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Urbana Building Departments

Find Urbana, Illinois building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Urbana Building Department 400 South Vine Street Urbana, IL

Urbana Zoning 400 South Vine Street Urbana, IL

About the Urbana Building Department

Building Departments in Urbana, IL 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 Urbana 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:
  • Urbana, Illinois building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Urbana building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Urbana, IL zoning laws and requirements

Urbana Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Urbana 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.

Urbana Residential Housing Units
 UrbanaChampaign County
Total Housing Units18,87391,667
Occupied Housing Units16,581 (87.9%)82,499 (90.0%)
Urbana Occupied Residential Buildings
 UrbanaChampaign County
Single-Family Detached Homes6,584 (39.7%)46,060 (55.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes697 (4.2%)4,242 (5.1%)
2 Apartments450 (2.7%)2,002 (2.4%)
3 or 4 Apartments681 (4.1%)3,108 (3.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,984 (12.0%)5,948 (7.2%)
10 or More Apartments6,100 (36.8%)17,872 (21.7%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing85 (0.5%)3,267 (4.0%)
Urbana Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 UrbanaChampaign County
2014 or Later206 (1.2%)1,689 (2.0%)
2010 to 2013543 (3.3%)2,890 (3.5%)
2000 to 20092,583 (15.6%)12,192 (14.8%)
1980 to 19994,025 (24.3%)21,471 (26.0%)
1960 to 19794,826 (29.1%)23,008 (27.9%)
1940 to 19592,269 (2,269.0%)11,914 (11,914.0%)
1939 or Earlier2,129 (12.8%)9,335 (11.3%)
Urbana Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 UrbanaChampaign County
1 Room2,890 (17.4%)8,859 (10.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms8,435 (50.9%)48,804 (59.2%)
4 or 5 Rooms5,354 (32.3%)26,077 (31.6%)
6 or 7 Rooms3,431 (20.7%)23,298 (28.2%)
8 or More Rooms1,990 (12.0%)15,108 (18.3%)
Urbana Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 UrbanaChampaign County
No Bedroom2,948 (17.8%)9,046 (11.0%)
1 Bedroom2,564 (15.5%)7,862 (9.5%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms8,435 (50.9%)48,804 (59.2%)
4 or More Bedrooms2,634 (15.9%)16,787 (20.3%)
Urbana Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 UrbanaChampaign County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities16,549 (99.8%)82,257 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities16,344 (98.6%)81,830 (99.2%)