Building Departments in Rutland County, Vermont

There are 4 Building Departments in Rutland County, Vermont, serving a population of 59,676 people in an area of 930 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 14,919 people, and 1 Building Department per 232 square miles.

In Vermont, Rutland County is ranked 11th of 14 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 6th of 14 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Rutland County Building Departments

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


Brandon Zoning 49 Center Street Brandon, VT

Castleton Zoning 556 Main Street Castleton, VT

Sudbury Zoning 36 Blacksmith Lane Sudbury, VT

Wallingford Town Zoning 75 School Street Wallingford, VT

About the Rutland County Building Department

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

Rutland County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Rutland County 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.

Rutland County Residential Housing Units
 Rutland CountyVermont
Total Housing Units34,256331,106
Occupied Housing Units25,160 (73.4%)258,535 (78.1%)
Rutland County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Rutland CountyVermont
Single-Family Detached Homes17,825 (70.8%)169,208 (65.4%)
Single-Family Attached Homes369 (1.5%)9,589 (3.7%)
2 Apartments1,904 (7.6%)15,974 (6.2%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,680 (6.7%)17,189 (6.6%)
5 to 9 Apartments769 (3.1%)12,215 (4.7%)
10 or More Apartments1,072 (4.3%)15,147 (5.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,541 (6.1%)19,213 (7.4%)
Rutland County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Rutland CountyVermont
2014 or Later29 (0.1%)1,415 (0.5%)
2010 to 2013287 (1.1%)5,143 (2.0%)
2000 to 20091,629 (6.5%)28,504 (11.0%)
1980 to 19995,590 (22.2%)68,900 (26.7%)
1960 to 19796,634 (26.4%)61,093 (23.6%)
1940 to 19592,661 (10.6%)24,492 (9.5%)
1939 or Earlier8,330 (33.1%)68,988 (26.7%)
Rutland County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Rutland CountyVermont
1 Room2,314 (9.2%)6,610 (2.6%)
2 or 3 Rooms1,668 (6.6%)29,596 (11.4%)
4 or 5 Rooms6,797 (27.0%)83,238 (32.2%)
6 or 7 Rooms8,229 (32.7%)79,421 (30.7%)
8 or More Rooms6,152 (24.5%)59,670 (23.1%)
Rutland County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Rutland CountyVermont
No Bedroom2,330 (9.3%)7,228 (2.8%)
1 Bedroom1,834 (7.3%)28,086 (10.9%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms16,044 (63.8%)172,380 (66.7%)
4 or More Bedrooms4,952 (19.7%)50,841 (19.7%)
Rutland County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Rutland CountyVermont
With Complete Plumbing Facilities25,112 (99.8%)257,253 (99.5%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities25,074 (99.7%)256,185 (99.1%)