New Castle County Building Permits (Delaware)

Search for New Castle 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 New Castle 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 New Castle 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 New Castle 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 New Castle County building permit. New Castle 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 New Castle County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Middletown Permits Middletown DE 19 West Green Street 19709 302-378-1171

New Castle Permits New Castle DE 900 Wilmington Road 19720 302-322-9813

Newark City Building Department Newark DE 220 South Main Street 19711 302-366-7055

Newark Planning Department Newark DE 220 South Main Street 19711 302-366-7030


Town and City Halls in New Castle County, DE provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These New Castle 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 New Castle County, Delaware. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid New Castle 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.

Bellefonte Town Hall Wilmington DE 901 Rosedale Avenue 19809 302-761-9638

Delaware City Town Hall Delaware DE 407 Clinton Street 19706 302-834-4573

Elsmere Town Hall Wilmington DE 11 Poplar Avenue 19805 302-998-2215

Middletown Town Hall Middletown DE 19 West Green Street 19709 302-378-9120

New Castle City Hall New Castle DE 220 Delaware Street 19720 302-322-9812

Newark City Hall Newark DE 220 South Main Street 19711

Newport Town Hall Newport DE 226 North James Street 19804 302-994-6403

Townsend Town Hall Townsend DE 661 South Street 19734 302-378-8082


Building Inspectors in New Castle County, DE ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, New Castle County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, New Castle County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that a New Castle County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the New Castle County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show New Castle County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

Middletown Building Inspector Middletown DE 19 West Green Street 19709 302-378-1171


Code Enforcement Offices in New Castle County, DE are responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of enforcing these codes and regulations, New Castle County Code Enforcement often issue building permits. These permits may be required for New Castle County land development, demolition, repairs, renovations, and other kinds of construction. They may also issue New Castle 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 New Castle 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.

New Castle Delaware Code Enforcement New Castle DE 900 Wilmington Road 19720 302-322-9813