Kent County Permits (Delaware)

Search for Kent County, DE county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Kent County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Kent County permits. Clerks in Kent County, Delaware may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Kent County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Kent County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Dover City Clerk Dover DE 15 Loockerman Plaza 19901 302-736-7005

Kent County Clerk Dover DE 555 South Bay Road 19901 302-744-2346


A Kent County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Kent County, Delaware may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Kent County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

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


A Kent County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Kent County, Delaware issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Kent County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Kent County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information 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


A Kent County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in Kent County, Delaware may issue county permits. These Kent County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These Kent County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county permit records.

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