Contractor & Builder Services

NEW - Horizontal Bracing / Concrete Basement Walls

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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 Permits
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 & Contractors (ABC), and the Delaware Building Officials Association (DBOA) will also sponsor training and testing throughout the year.