Public Works

All County government facilities are closed to public access until further notice.

For customers who need to submit physical copies of plans and permits, a drop-off box is available in the County Administrative Offices building lobby, 2 The Circle, Georgetown. Drop-offs will be received 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For those individuals dropping off documents, all submissions shall include an intake form. Please fill out, print, and include with your submission when dropping off documents.

For more information, please call (302) 855-7718.

For information on how other County business is being handled, please see Sussex County Operations Coronavirus Updates.


Public Works is responsible for the regulation of private road design review and construction inspection, private sewer systems design review and construction inspection.

Sussex County Engineering Plan Submission Form

Engineering Forms

Sussex County Private Road Standard Details

Michael Brady

Contact Information
Director of Public Works Michael Brady
Address Public Works Division
P.O. Box 589
2 The Circle
Georgetown, DE 19947
Phone (302) 855-7703
Fax (302) 854-5396