Delaware State Planning Department in Seaford, Delaware

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Delaware State Planning Department Contact Information

Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Delaware State Planning Department, a Building Department, at Virginia Avenue, Seaford DE.

Delaware State Planning Department
350 Virginia Avenue
Seaford, Delaware, 19973
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Delaware State Planning Department

The Delaware State Planning Department, located in Seaford, Delaware, ensures the construction of safe buildings, primarily through the development and enforcement of building codes. The Building Department establishes building codes and standards for the construction of buildings and addresses virtually all aspects of construction, including design requirements, building materials, parking, resistance to natural disasters, and trades such as electric and plumbing.

You may contact the Department of Buildings for questions about:
  • Sussex County building codes and ordinances
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Seaford Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Seaford Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Seaford Residential Housing Units
 SeafordSussex County
Total Housing Units3,328135,529
Occupied Housing Units3,037 (91.3%)89,365 (65.9%)
Seaford Occupied Residential Buildings
 SeafordSussex County
Single-Family Detached Homes1,706 (56.2%)63,213 (70.7%)
Single-Family Attached Homes201 (6.6%)5,188 (5.8%)
2 Apartments58 (1.9%)750 (0.8%)
3 or 4 Apartments250 (8.2%)1,387 (1.6%)
5 to 9 Apartments469 (15.4%)2,379 (2.7%)
10 or More Apartments347 (11.4%)3,168 (3.5%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing6 (0.2%)13,280 (14.9%)
Seaford Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 SeafordSussex County
2014 or Later7 (0.2%)3,762 (4.2%)
2010 to 2013188 (6.2%)6,464 (7.2%)
2000 to 2009424 (14.0%)24,995 (28.0%)
1980 to 1999639 (21.0%)29,306 (32.8%)
1960 to 1979919 (30.3%)13,809 (15.5%)
1940 to 1959631 (631.0%)6,390 (6,390.0%)
1939 or Earlier229 (7.5%)4,639 (5.2%)
Seaford Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 SeafordSussex County
1 Room34 (1.1%)467 (0.5%)
2 or 3 Rooms2,201 (72.5%)65,091 (72.8%)
4 or 5 Rooms1,287 (42.4%)26,885 (30.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms793 (26.1%)33,273 (37.2%)
8 or More Rooms478 (15.7%)24,809 (27.8%)
Seaford Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 SeafordSussex County
No Bedroom34 (1.1%)567 (0.6%)
1 Bedroom444 (14.6%)2,889 (3.2%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms2,201 (72.5%)65,091 (72.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms358 (11.8%)20,818 (23.3%)
Seaford Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 SeafordSussex County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities3,028 (99.7%)89,166 (99.8%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities3,020 (99.4%)89,044 (99.6%)