Washington County Planning Department

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Washington County Planning Department Contact Information

Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Washington County Planning Department, a Building Department, at West Main Street, Washington IA.

Washington County Planning Department
210 West Main Street
Washington, Iowa, 52353
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Washington County Planning Department

The Washington County Planning Department, located in Washington, Iowa, ensures the construction of safe buildings, primarily through the development and enforcement of building codes. The Building Department establishes building codes and standards for the construction of buildings and addresses virtually all aspects of construction, including design requirements, building materials, parking, resistance to natural disasters, and trades such as electric and plumbing.

You may contact the Department of Buildings for questions about:
  • Washington County building codes and ordinances
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Washington County, Iowa
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Washington County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Washington 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.

Washington County Residential Housing Units
 Washington CountyIowa
Total Housing Units9,6861,386,722
Occupied Housing Units8,720 (90.0%)1,256,855 (90.6%)
Washington County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Washington CountyIowa
Single-Family Detached Homes6,916 (79.3%)936,515 (74.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes261 (3.0%)51,615 (4.1%)
2 Apartments183 (2.1%)26,009 (2.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments334 (3.8%)40,360 (3.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments176 (2.0%)43,379 (3.5%)
10 or More Apartments389 (4.5%)115,549 (9.2%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing461 (5.3%)43,428 (3.5%)
Washington County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Washington CountyIowa
2014 or Later60 (0.7%)20,326 (1.6%)
2010 to 2013133 (1.5%)38,328 (3.0%)
2000 to 20091,106 (12.7%)146,540 (11.7%)
1980 to 19991,724 (19.8%)230,871 (18.4%)
1960 to 19791,819 (20.9%)317,879 (25.3%)
1940 to 1959910 (910.0%)195,266 (195,266.0%)
1939 or Earlier2,968 (34.0%)307,645 (24.5%)
Washington County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Washington CountyIowa
1 Room89 (1.0%)14,203 (1.1%)
2 or 3 Rooms5,614 (64.4%)830,419 (66.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms2,440 (28.0%)396,506 (31.5%)
6 or 7 Rooms2,737 (31.4%)387,800 (30.9%)
8 or More Rooms2,878 (33.0%)346,039 (27.5%)
Washington County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Washington CountyIowa
No Bedroom89 (1.0%)16,239 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom638 (7.3%)108,716 (8.6%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms5,614 (64.4%)830,419 (66.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms2,379 (27.3%)301,481 (24.0%)
Washington County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Washington CountyIowa
With Complete Plumbing Facilities8,713 (99.9%)1,253,328 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities8,681 (99.6%)1,245,359 (99.1%)