A planning application has been put forward to make use of the former tax office in Spalding.
Holland House, on Holland Road and High Street, has been empty for several years.
Plans describe how the building would be converted into five apartments, while an additional new build would include six further apartments.
There are also plans to build five 3-bed, three-storey town houses, two 2-bed semi-detached town houses and three 2-bed terraced houses.
The plans mean that some of the ex-government buildings would also be demolished.
Concerns have been raised regarding the strain news homes would put on schools in the area, as well as an increase in traffic and problems with parking around the town.
Lincolnshire County Council has asked that the developer pays over £50,000 towards any strains that local resources would come under.
The plans will be going before the South Holland District Council tomorrow (Wednesday).