New Castle County Building Codes

Search for New Castle County DE building code information. A building code search provides information on local building codes, building code violations, building regulations, building rules, approved building plans, rejected building plans, renovation regulations, building code investigations, building inspections, and abatement orders.


Code Enforcement Offices in New Castle County Delaware are responsible for ensuring compliance with New Castle County building codes as well as other rules and regulations. They enforce building codes and zoning regulations, and their records include documents listing the building codes and regulations as well as reports of New Castle County building code violations that stem from complaints or inspections. The New Castle County Code Enforcement Office investigates potential code violations and keeps records of their reports, including any abatement orders. These records can be used to look up building codes, find code violations, and see approved building plans. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their building code records.

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


Town and City Halls in New Castle County Delaware provide municipal services for their community, including issuing and enforcing building codes. The Town or City Hall is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes and investigating possible New Castle County building code violations. They keep records on building codes as well as any changes to the building code, and they may also review and approve building and renovation plans. The Town or City Hall typically has records on approved and rejected plans, investigations of New Castle County building code violations, and any punishments or abatement plans for code violations. These records can be useful for prospective New Castle County property buyers and property owners, and they are typically available through the Town or City Hall website.

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 Departments in New Castle County Delaware create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of this job, Building Departments maintain records on New Castle County building codes, reviews of building codes, and record any changes to the code requirements or regulations. They also review and approve building and renovation plans to make sure they meet building codes, and they typically keep records on approved and rejected plans. New Castle County Building Department records can identify building codes, find records of New Castle County violations, and locate approved building plans. These building code documents are often available online through the local Building Department website.

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