All County government facilities are closed to public access until further notice.
No changes at this time. For more information, or to schedule an inspection, please visit the Inspections and Scheduling page.
For information on how other business is being handled, please see Sussex County Operations Coronavirus Updates.
The Sussex County Building Code Office is responsible for enforcing building codes as adopted under Chapter 52 of the Sussex County Code for all unincorporated areas of the county, as well as 14 incorporated towns. (See list of towns)
The Building Code Office staff conducts plan reviews and inspections for Commercial, Single-family, and Multi-family projects, including new construction, additions, remodeling, and alterations.
The Building Code Office provides building code information and requirements for building permits and inspections during the construction process. Additionally, the office maintains inspection reports and required archived documents. To view scheduled inspections and results, please use our Self Service Portal.
The Building Code Office also coordinates with the Sussex County Board of Adjustments and Appeals on appeal hearings as needed.
“From footing to final inspection, we promise to perform at the highest level of professionalism, integrity, honesty, and fairness in our relationship with you, the citizens of Sussex County, for whom we proudly serve.”
|Chief Code Official||Andy Wright|
|Address||Building Code Office
2 The Circle
P.O. Box 589
Georgetown, DE 19947