Building Departments in Yakima County, Washington

There are 4 Building Departments in Yakima County, Washington, serving a population of 248,279 people in an area of 4,295 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 62,069 people, and 1 Building Department per 1,073 square miles.

In Washington, Yakima County is ranked 31st of 39 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 28th of 39 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Yakima County Building Departments

Find Yakima County, Washington building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Grandview Building Department 603 N Willoughby Rd Grandview, WA

Washington State Permits 1701 South 24th Avenue Yakima, WA

Yakima County Planning Department 128 North 2nd Street Yakima, WA

Yakima Permits 129 North 2nd Street Yakima, WA

About the Yakima County Building Department

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

Yakima County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Yakima 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.

Yakima County Residential Housing Units
 Yakima CountyWashington
Total Housing Units88,2263,064,381
Occupied Housing Units82,300 (93.3%)2,800,423 (91.4%)
Yakima County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Yakima CountyWashington
Single-Family Detached Homes56,143 (68.2%)1,782,051 (63.6%)
Single-Family Attached Homes2,683 (3.3%)110,844 (4.0%)
2 Apartments3,396 (4.1%)66,245 (2.4%)
3 or 4 Apartments3,278 (4.0%)100,527 (3.6%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,220 (2.7%)127,774 (4.6%)
10 or More Apartments4,894 (5.9%)435,497 (15.6%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing9,686 (11.8%)177,485 (6.3%)
Yakima County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Yakima CountyWashington
2014 or Later995 (1.2%)62,312 (2.2%)
2010 to 20131,897 (2.3%)99,185 (3.5%)
2000 to 20098,881 (10.8%)440,508 (15.7%)
1980 to 199919,284 (23.4%)852,224 (30.4%)
1960 to 197922,916 (27.8%)712,540 (25.4%)
1940 to 195917,398 (17,398.0%)349,181 (349,181.0%)
1939 or Earlier10,929 (13.3%)284,473 (10.2%)
Yakima County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Yakima CountyWashington
1 Room1,498 (1.8%)74,460 (2.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms57,204 (69.5%)1,757,506 (62.8%)
4 or 5 Rooms30,034 (36.5%)909,467 (32.5%)
6 or 7 Rooms27,314 (33.2%)811,744 (29.0%)
8 or More Rooms15,901 (19.3%)650,359 (23.2%)
Yakima County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Yakima CountyWashington
No Bedroom1,645 (2.0%)85,244 (3.0%)
1 Bedroom6,978 (8.5%)307,033 (11.0%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms57,204 (69.5%)1,757,506 (62.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms16,473 (20.0%)650,640 (23.2%)
Yakima County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Yakima CountyWashington
With Complete Plumbing Facilities82,064 (99.7%)2,788,509 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities81,345 (98.8%)2,771,941 (99.0%)