Building Departments in White Plains, New York

There are 3 Building Departments in White Plains, New York, serving a population of 58,404 people in an area of 10 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 19,468 people, and 1 Building Department per 3 square miles.

In New York, White Plains is ranked 219th of 2100 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 183rd of 2100 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of White Plains Building Departments

Find White Plains, New York building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Greenburgh Building Department 177 Hillside Avenue White Plains, NY

White Plains Building Department 70 Church Street White Plains, NY

White Plains Zoning 255 Main Street White Plains, NY

About the White Plains Building Department

Building Departments in White Plains, NY 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 White Plains 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:
  • White Plains, New York building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • White Plains building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • White Plains, NY zoning laws and requirements

White Plains Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find White Plains 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.

White Plains Residential Housing Units
 White PlainsWestchester County
Total Housing Units24,467373,942
Occupied Housing Units22,929 (93.7%)347,332 (92.9%)
White Plains Occupied Residential Buildings
 White PlainsWestchester County
Single-Family Detached Homes6,845 (29.9%)156,148 (45.0%)
Single-Family Attached Homes881 (3.8%)20,070 (5.8%)
2 Apartments1,162 (5.1%)29,255 (8.4%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,269 (5.5%)27,838 (8.0%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,075 (4.7%)17,850 (5.1%)
10 or More Apartments11,689 (51.0%)95,694 (27.6%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing8 (0.0%)477 (0.1%)
White Plains Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 White PlainsWestchester County
2014 or Later144 (0.6%)1,505 (0.4%)
2010 to 2013323 (1.4%)3,287 (0.9%)
2000 to 20092,185 (9.5%)17,390 (5.0%)
1980 to 19993,375 (14.7%)45,094 (13.0%)
1960 to 19794,704 (20.5%)80,599 (23.2%)
1940 to 19595,152 (5,152.0%)94,258 (94,258.0%)
1939 or Earlier7,046 (30.7%)105,199 (30.3%)
White Plains Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 White PlainsWestchester County
1 Room775 (3.4%)9,436 (2.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms11,480 (50.1%)184,319 (53.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms7,825 (34.1%)112,052 (32.3%)
6 or 7 Rooms3,709 (16.2%)77,901 (22.4%)
8 or More Rooms4,353 (19.0%)89,134 (25.7%)
White Plains Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 White PlainsWestchester County
No Bedroom979 (4.3%)10,815 (3.1%)
1 Bedroom6,552 (28.6%)66,245 (19.1%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms11,480 (50.1%)184,319 (53.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms3,918 (17.1%)85,953 (24.7%)
White Plains Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 White PlainsWestchester County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities22,785 (99.4%)346,152 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities22,707 (99.0%)344,785 (99.3%)