Building Departments in Morgan County, West Virginia

There are 2 Building Departments in Morgan County, West Virginia, serving a population of 17,510 people in an area of 230 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 8,755 people, and 1 Building Department per 114 square miles.

In West Virginia, Morgan County is ranked 1st of 55 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 5th of 55 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Morgan County Building Departments

Find Morgan County, West Virginia building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Morgan County Planning Department 35 North Mercer Street Berkeley Springs, WV

Paw Paw Permits 122 Winchester Street Paw Paw, WV

About the Morgan County Building Department

Building Departments in Morgan County, WV 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 Morgan 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:
  • Morgan County, West Virginia building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Morgan County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Morgan County, WV zoning laws and requirements

Morgan County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Morgan 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.

Morgan County Residential Housing Units
 Morgan CountyWest Virginia
Total Housing Units9,951890,715
Occupied Housing Units7,166 (72.0%)734,676 (82.5%)
Morgan County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Morgan CountyWest Virginia
Single-Family Detached Homes5,823 (81.3%)529,010 (72.0%)
Single-Family Attached Homes36 (0.5%)17,069 (2.3%)
2 Apartments93 (1.3%)12,997 (1.8%)
3 or 4 Apartments98 (1.4%)18,955 (2.6%)
5 to 9 Apartments187 (2.6%)19,994 (2.7%)
10 or More Apartments41 (0.6%)31,546 (4.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing888 (12.4%)105,105 (14.3%)
Morgan County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Morgan CountyWest Virginia
2014 or Later-5,858 (0.8%)
2010 to 2013151 (2.1%)15,712 (2.1%)
2000 to 20091,912 (26.7%)91,291 (12.4%)
1980 to 19992,663 (37.2%)192,597 (26.2%)
1960 to 19791,256 (17.5%)188,969 (25.7%)
1940 to 1959518 (518.0%)132,741 (132,741.0%)
1939 or Earlier666 (9.3%)107,508 (14.6%)
Morgan County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Morgan CountyWest Virginia
1 Room82 (1.1%)8,994 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms5,612 (78.3%)548,663 (74.7%)
4 or 5 Rooms2,574 (35.9%)255,520 (34.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms2,682 (37.4%)266,368 (36.3%)
8 or More Rooms1,420 (19.8%)160,363 (21.8%)
Morgan County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Morgan CountyWest Virginia
No Bedroom82 (1.1%)9,535 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom345 (4.8%)45,361 (6.2%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms5,612 (78.3%)548,663 (74.7%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,127 (15.7%)131,117 (17.8%)
Morgan County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Morgan CountyWest Virginia
With Complete Plumbing Facilities7,152 (99.8%)731,015 (99.5%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities7,104 (99.1%)730,407 (99.4%)