Sussex County Permits (Delaware)

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

Sussex County Clerk Georgetown DE PO Box 29 19947 202-879-2700


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

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


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


A Sussex 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 Sussex County, Delaware may issue county permits. These Sussex 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 Sussex 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.

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