Watauga County Building Department

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Watauga County Building Department Contact Information

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Watauga County Building Department
331 Queen Street, Ste A
Boone, North Carolina, 28607
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Watauga County Building Department

The Watauga County Building Department, located in Boone, North Carolina, 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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Watauga County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Watauga 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.

Watauga County Residential Housing Units
 Watauga CountyNorth Carolina
Total Housing Units33,2724,521,697
Occupied Housing Units20,331 (61.1%)3,874,346 (85.7%)
Watauga County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Watauga CountyNorth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes12,823 (63.1%)2,564,031 (66.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes451 (2.2%)163,294 (4.2%)
2 Apartments695 (3.4%)75,522 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments624 (3.1%)105,369 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments992 (4.9%)164,819 (4.3%)
10 or More Apartments2,616 (12.9%)315,258 (8.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing2,130 (10.5%)486,053 (12.5%)
Watauga County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Watauga CountyNorth Carolina
2014 or Later81 (0.4%)46,080 (1.2%)
2010 to 2013698 (3.4%)141,392 (3.6%)
2000 to 20093,482 (17.1%)802,896 (20.7%)
1980 to 19997,410 (36.4%)1,403,456 (36.2%)
1960 to 19795,655 (27.8%)885,693 (22.9%)
1940 to 19591,780 (8.8%)403,933 (10.4%)
1939 or Earlier1,225 (6.0%)190,896 (4.9%)
Watauga County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Watauga CountyNorth Carolina
1 Room276 (1.4%)47,603 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms2,559 (12.6%)306,266 (7.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms7,509 (36.9%)1,477,508 (38.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms6,028 (29.6%)1,236,163 (31.9%)
8 or More Rooms3,959 (19.5%)806,806 (20.8%)
Watauga County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Watauga CountyNorth Carolina
No Bedroom304 (1.5%)50,513 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom1,713 (8.4%)247,436 (6.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms14,784 (72.7%)2,813,482 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms3,530 (17.4%)762,915 (19.7%)
Watauga County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Watauga CountyNorth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities20,158 (99.1%)3,862,027 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities20,132 (99.0%)3,852,011 (99.4%)