Walk-in service available for customers applying for building permits and for processing Tax Releases, Mobile Home Class C letters and Assessment inquiries. Visitors must check in with security in the County Administrative Offices lobby before proceeding to the Assessment office. Call (302) 855-7824 for more information.

For specific information, please see Sussex County Government Operations Reopening.

Responsible for issuing building permits and creating and maintaining assessment records for all properties in Sussex County. Review plans for building Code compliance and building inspections on all commercial and multifamily projects.

Property assessment appeals can be filed with the Assessment Office by contacting (302) 855-7824. The appeal board meets the first 15 working days of March each year to hear appeals.


Chris Keeler

Contact Information
Director Chris Keeler
Address Sussex County Administrative Office Building
Rooms 270 & 249
2 The Circle
PO Box 589
Georgetown, DE 19947
Phone (302) 855-7824
Fax (302) 855-7828