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  1. 30-Day Public Notice Comment Period

    The Department of Land Use will hold a thirty (30) day public comment period on proposed revisions to the Appendix of Chapter 6, Building Code, of the New Castle County Code. Read on...
  2. 2019 Statutory Compliance Bond is now available

    The 2019 Statutory Compliance Bond is now available on the New Castle County website at: https://www.nccde.org/396/Permit-Endorsed-Contractor-License Additional Info...
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Contractor Licensing 

Information and forms relating to Contractor Licensing Requirements.

Contractor License Search

Inspection Checklists

Checklists used by New Castle County inspectors.

License Verification Forms

Online Services

Pay permit fees online and access to online permits and inspection scheduling.

Parcel Search

Look up parcel information using the address or parcel number for a property.

Permit Requirements Sheets & Forms

Permit Search by Contractor

Review outstanding items for issued permits

Self Certifications

Utility contractors with online accounts can submit self-certification forms online. To apply for an online account, see Online Services.

Training Opportunities

Nothing at this time.

Note - The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC), Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), and the Delaware Building Officials Association (DBOA) will also sponsor training and testing throughout the year.