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 2018 International Building, Residential and Plumbing Codes. We review and issue permits for commercial and residential construction, plumbing, signs and demolition.

Please refer to our list of permit applications 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.