Washington County Planning Department

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Washington County Planning Department Contact Information

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


Name
Washington County Planning Department
Address
210 West Main Street
Washington, Iowa, 52353
Phone
319-653-7731
Hours
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.

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Washington County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Washington 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.

Washington County Residential Housing Units
 Washington CountyIowa
Total Housing Units9,6291,376,133
Occupied Housing Units8,669 (90.0%)1,251,587 (90.9%)
Washington County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Washington CountyIowa
Single-Family Detached Homes6,906 (79.7%)934,099 (74.6%)
Single-Family Attached Homes233 (2.7%)50,897 (4.1%)
2 Apartments183 (2.1%)26,726 (2.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments365 (4.2%)39,875 (3.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments129 (1.5%)43,032 (3.4%)
10 or More Apartments401 (4.6%)114,679 (9.2%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing452 (5.2%)42,279 (3.4%)
Washington County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Washington CountyIowa
2014 or Later20 (0.2%)11,867 (0.9%)
2010 to 2013133 (1.5%)35,593 (2.8%)
2000 to 20091,191 (13.7%)148,031 (11.8%)
1980 to 19991,721 (19.9%)230,206 (18.4%)
1960 to 19791,750 (20.2%)317,028 (25.3%)
1940 to 1959875 (10.1%)197,258 (15.8%)
1939 or Earlier2,979 (34.4%)311,604 (24.9%)
Washington County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Washington CountyIowa
1 Room61 (0.7%)13,066 (1.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms602 (6.9%)111,346 (8.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms2,450 (28.3%)399,298 (31.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms2,732 (31.5%)387,355 (30.9%)
8 or More Rooms2,824 (32.6%)340,522 (27.2%)
Washington County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Washington CountyIowa
No Bedroom61 (0.7%)14,961 (1.2%)
1 Bedroom629 (7.3%)108,409 (8.7%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms5,716 (65.9%)831,593 (66.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms2,263 (26.1%)296,624 (23.7%)
Washington County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Washington CountyIowa
With Complete Plumbing Facilities8,653 (99.8%)1,247,839 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities8,626 (99.5%)1,240,357 (99.1%)