NAICS 3 Digit Subsector Code 236

Subsector 236

NAICS Subsector Code 236 – Construction of Buildings

Definition of NAICS 3 Digit Subsector Code 236: The Construction of Buildings subsector comprises establishments primarily responsible for the construction of buildings. The work performed may include new work, additions, alterations, or maintenance and repairs. The onsite assembly of precut, panelized, and prefabricated buildings and construction of temporary buildings are included in this subsector. Part or all of the production work for which the establishments in this subsector have responsibility may be subcontracted to other construction establishments–usually specialty trade contractors.

Establishments in this subsector are classified based on the types of buildings they construct. This classification reflects variations in the requirements of the underlying production processes.

Three Digit Subsector Breakdown for the North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If NAICS Subsector 236 does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 23: Construction
    • Subsector 236: Construction of Buildings
      • Industry Group 2361: Residential Building Construction
        • Industry 23611: Residential Building Construction
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 236115: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except For-Sale Builders)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 236116: New Multifamily Housing Construction (except For-Sale Builders)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 236117: New Housing For-Sale Builders
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 236118: Residential Remodelers
      • Industry Group 2362: Nonresidential Building Construction
        • Industry 23621: Industrial Building Construction
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 236210: Industrial Building Construction
        • Industry 23622: Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 236220: Commercial and Institutional Building Construction

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NAICS 3 Digit Subsector Code 236