Building Departments in Addison County, Vermont

There are 3 Building Departments in Addison County, Vermont, serving a population of 36,825 people in an area of 767 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 12,275 people, and 1 Building Department per 255 square miles.

In Vermont, Addison County is ranked 4th of 14 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 8th of 14 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Addison County Building Departments

Find Addison County, Vermont building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Addison County Planning Department 14 Seminary Street Middlebury, VT

Middlebury Zoning 94 Main Street Middlebury, VT

Starksboro Town Zoning 2849 Route 116 Starksboro, VT

About the Addison County Building Department

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

Addison County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Addison 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.

Addison County Residential Housing Units
 Addison CountyVermont
Total Housing Units17,336333,013
Occupied Housing Units14,733 (85.0%)259,589 (78.0%)
Addison County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Addison CountyVermont
Single-Family Detached Homes10,725 (72.8%)169,811 (65.4%)
Single-Family Attached Homes293 (2.0%)9,797 (3.8%)
2 Apartments884 (6.0%)16,238 (6.3%)
3 or 4 Apartments760 (5.2%)16,913 (6.5%)
5 to 9 Apartments317 (2.2%)11,889 (4.6%)
10 or More Apartments457 (3.1%)15,911 (6.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,297 (8.8%)19,030 (7.3%)
Addison County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Addison CountyVermont
2014 or Later165 (1.1%)2,639 (1.0%)
2010 to 2013357 (2.4%)5,765 (2.2%)
2000 to 20091,952 (13.2%)29,007 (11.2%)
1980 to 19993,997 (27.1%)67,784 (26.1%)
1960 to 19793,349 (22.7%)61,283 (23.6%)
1940 to 19591,049 (1,049.0%)24,625 (24,625.0%)
1939 or Earlier3,864 (26.2%)68,486 (26.4%)
Addison County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Addison CountyVermont
1 Room173 (1.2%)7,115 (2.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms10,077 (68.4%)172,496 (66.4%)
4 or 5 Rooms4,666 (31.7%)83,384 (32.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms4,637 (31.5%)79,578 (30.7%)
8 or More Rooms3,585 (24.3%)60,193 (23.2%)
Addison County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Addison CountyVermont
No Bedroom188 (1.3%)7,699 (3.0%)
1 Bedroom1,303 (8.8%)27,560 (10.6%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms10,077 (68.4%)172,496 (66.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms3,165 (21.5%)51,834 (20.0%)
Addison County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Addison CountyVermont
With Complete Plumbing Facilities14,647 (99.4%)258,247 (99.5%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities14,602 (99.1%)257,193 (99.1%)