Building Departments in Vestavia Hills, Alabama

There are 2 Building Departments in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, serving a population of 34,003 people in an area of 20 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 17,001 people, and 1 Building Department per 9 square miles.

In Alabama, Vestavia Hills is ranked 25th of 776 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 9th of 776 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Vestavia Hills Building Departments

Find Vestavia Hills, Alabama building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Vestavia Hills Zoning 513 Montgomery Highway Vestavia Hills, AL

Vestavia Permits 513 Montgomery Highway Vestavia Hills, AL

About the Vestavia Hills Building Department

Building Departments in Vestavia Hills, AL 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 Vestavia Hills 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:
  • Vestavia Hills, Alabama building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Vestavia Hills building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Vestavia Hills, AL zoning laws and requirements

Vestavia Hills Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Vestavia Hills Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, 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, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Vestavia Hills Residential Housing Units
 Vestavia HillsAlabama
Total Housing Units14,1332,231,126
Occupied Housing Units13,129 (92.9%)1,856,695 (83.2%)
Vestavia Hills Occupied Residential Buildings
 Vestavia HillsAlabama
Single-Family Detached Homes9,663 (73.6%)1,314,735 (70.8%)
Single-Family Attached Homes711 (5.4%)30,066 (1.6%)
2 Apartments141 (1.1%)37,112 (2.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments468 (3.6%)52,453 (2.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments600 (4.6%)78,262 (4.2%)
10 or More Apartments1,485 (11.3%)112,518 (6.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing61 (0.5%)231,549 (12.5%)
Vestavia Hills Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Vestavia HillsAlabama
2014 or Later102 (0.8%)16,697 (0.9%)
2010 to 2013238 (1.8%)65,238 (3.5%)
2000 to 20091,649 (12.6%)309,362 (16.7%)
1980 to 19994,005 (30.5%)623,897 (33.6%)
1960 to 19794,927 (37.5%)520,770 (28.0%)
1940 to 19592,121 (16.2%)229,024 (12.3%)
1939 or Earlier87 (0.7%)91,707 (4.9%)
Vestavia Hills Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Vestavia HillsAlabama
1 Room213 (1.6%)17,634 (0.9%)
2 or 3 Rooms828 (6.3%)116,507 (6.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms2,582 (19.7%)649,372 (35.0%)
6 or 7 Rooms3,015 (23.0%)671,813 (36.2%)
8 or More Rooms6,491 (49.4%)401,369 (21.6%)
Vestavia Hills Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Vestavia HillsAlabama
No Bedroom213 (1.6%)18,907 (1.0%)
1 Bedroom677 (5.2%)104,479 (5.6%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms6,091 (46.4%)1,348,415 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms6,148 (46.8%)384,894 (20.7%)
Vestavia Hills Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Vestavia HillsAlabama
With Complete Plumbing Facilities13,129 (100.0%)1,850,177 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities13,005 (99.1%)1,844,990 (99.4%)