New Castle County Permits (Delaware)

Search for New Castle 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 New Castle County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as New Castle County permits. Clerks in New Castle 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 New Castle County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a New Castle County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

New Castle County Clerk Wilmington DE 800 North French Street 19801 302-395-7730


A New Castle 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 New Castle 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 New Castle County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

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


A New Castle 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 New Castle 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. New Castle County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These New Castle 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.

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


A New Castle 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 New Castle County, Delaware may issue county permits. These New Castle 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 New Castle 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.

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