Department Contacts:
Mike Bailey, Building Official
Shannon Passwaters, Code Officer
Walter Fat, Code Inspector 

Contact Us:
414 High Street
P.O. Box 1100
Seaford, DE 19973
302-629-9307 Fax

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday
Fall/Winter Hours 8:00am to 5:00pm
Spring/Summer Hours (Memorial Day to Labor Day) 7:00am to 4:00pm
The Code Department is responsible for enforcement of all codes and ordinances adopted in the Municipal Code of the City of Seaford. This includes, but is not limited to, the housing code, zoning ordinance, water and sewer fee assessment, violation enforcement and the 2009 International Building, Residential and Plumbing Codes. We review and issue permits for commercial and residential construction, signs and demolition. Please refer to our list of permit applications below to see if a building permit is required. Note that permits ARE required for decks, garden sheds, swimming pools, siding, fences, sidewalks and paving. Please contact the Code Department to verify if a building permit is required. Our department handles a variety of inspections. Please refer to your building permit for a list of all required inspections. It is the contractor’s responsibility to schedule an inspection. Please contact our office to schedule an inspection at least 24 hours in advance at 302-629-9173.

Code Enforcement Information

Board of Adjustment Application Board of Animal Control Application Building Permit Application
Comprehensive Plan Flood Damage Prevention Planning & Zoning Application
Public Hearing Schedule Standard Design Specifications Zoning Map
Zoning Ordinance Plumbing Permit Sign Permit

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