Sussex County Code Enforcement (Delaware)

Search for Sussex County, DE code enforcement information. A code enforcement search provides information on building codes, zoning rules, building regulations, building code violations, building inspection reports, abatement orders, work stoppage orders, construction permits, occupancy permits, approved building permits, code enforcement violations, and code enforcement reports.


Sussex County Code Enforcement Offices ensure compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations, typically working at the Sussex County or local level in Delaware. The Code Enforcement Office enforces building codes and keeps records on all codes and regulations, as well as making reports about Sussex County building code violations. They investigate potential code violations and issue abatement orders, and the DE office also issues permits. These permits may be required for construction, occupancy of a building, and to prove the building is in compliance with Sussex County zoning laws. Code Enforcement Office records may be available on their website.

Laurel Code Enforcement Laurel DE Road 28A 19956 302-875-4211


Sussex County Building Inspectors verify that construction projects meet Sussex County building codes and regulations in Delaware. They also monitor designs, building materials, Sussex County safety codes, and utilities, as well as enforcing codes. As part of this job, Building Inspectors inspect construction to determine whether it meets the codes, issues permits for construction projects, and creates inspection reports. Building Inspector records may include information on Sussex County code enforcement violations, permits issued by the inspector, and approved DE building projects, as well as violations and work stoppage orders. Building Inspectors may provide access to some of their documents online.

Bethany Beach Building Inspector Bethany Beach DE 214 Garfield Parkway 19930 302-539-8780


Sussex County Town and City Halls provide municipal services for the Sussex County community, including playing a role in code enforcement in Delaware. The Town or City Hall may be responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes and investigating possible building code violations in Sussex County. They maintain records on code enforcement, the current Delaware building code, and approved and rejected building plans. Town and City Halls may also issue investigation reports on building code violations and any punishments or abatement orders for violations in Sussex County. The Town or City Hall may provide code enforcement records online through its website.

Blades Town Hall Seaford DE 20 West 4th Street 19973 302-629-7366

Bridgeville Town Hall Bridgeville DE 101 North Main Street 19933 302-337-7135

Dagsboro Town Hall Dagsboro DE 33134 Main Street 19939 302-732-3777

Dewey Beach Town Hall Dewey Beach DE 105 Rodney Avenue 19971 302-227-6363

Ellendale Town Hall Ellendale DE 300 McCaulley Ave 19941 302-422-6727

Fenwick Island Town Hall Fenwick Island DE 800 Coastal Hwy 19944 302-539-3011

Frankford Town Hall Frankford DE 5 Main Street 19945 302-732-9424

Georgetown Town Hall Georgetown DE 39 The Circle 19947 302-856-7391

Greenwood Town Hall Greenwood DE 100 West Market Street 19950 302-349-4534

Henlopen Acres Town Hall Rehoboth Beach DE 104 Tidewater Road 19971 302-227-6411

Ocean View Town Hall Ocean View DE 201 Central Ave 19970 302-539-9797

Selbyville Town Hall Selbyville DE 68 W Church St 19975 302-436-8314

South Bethany Town Hall South Bethany DE 402 Evergreen Road 19930 302-539-3653


Sussex County Building Departments ensure the construction of safe buildings by creating and enforcing Sussex County building codes and zoning rules in Delaware. They also maintain records on building codes, reviews of Sussex County building rules, and any changes to the code requirements or regulations. The Building Department also reviews and approves building and renovation plans to make sure they meet code standard, and they also issue DE building permits. Building Department records include Sussex County building code violations, approved building permits, and compliance reports. The Building Department may provide online access to some of their code enforcement documents.

Delaware State Planning Department Seaford DE 350 Virginia Avenue 19973 302-628-2006

Sussex County Planning and Zoning Department Georgetown DE 40 the Cir 19947 302-853-0104