Kent County Building Permits (Delaware)

Search for Kent County, DE building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in Kent County, DE create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Kent County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Kent County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Kent County building permit. Kent County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Kent County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Delaware Planning Department Dover DE 417 Federal Street 19901 302-739-4776

Dover Planning Department Dover DE 805 River Road 19901 302-857-5150

Family Planning Department Milford DE 253 Northeast Front Street 19963 302-424-7140

Kent County Permits and Zoning Dover DE 555 South Bay Road 19901 302-744-2452

Kent County Planning Department Dover DE 555 South Bay Road 19901 302-744-2471


Town and City Halls in Kent County, DE provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Kent County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Kent County, Delaware. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Kent County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Camden Town Hall Camden DE 2 South Main Street 19934 302-697-2299

Dover City Hall Dover DE 15 Loockerman Plaza 19901 302-736-7030

Felton Town Hall Felton DE 24 East Sewell Street 19943 302-284-9365

Magnolia Town Hall Magnolia DE E WALNUT St 19962 302-335-5891

Milford City Hall Milford DE S WALNUT St 19963

Smyrna Town Hall Smyrna DE 27 South Market Street 19977 302-653-9231

Wyoming Town Hall Wyoming DE 1 North Railroad Avenue 19934 302-697-2966


Code Enforcement Offices in Kent County, DE are responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of enforcing these codes and regulations, Kent County Code Enforcement often issue building permits. These permits may be required for Kent County land development, demolition, repairs, renovations, and other kinds of construction. They may also issue Kent County occupancy permits at the end of a construction project, which certify that the building meets code and can be occupied. Code Enforcement Offices may also be responsible for issuing certificates of zoning compliance, and they produce reports that show if a building has any code violations or has a valid Kent County permit for construction. Their office can also help look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices often provide online access to their building permit records.

Kent County Building Code Enforcement Dover DE 555 South Bay Road 19901 302-744-2450