Newark Planning Department in Newark, Delaware

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Newark Planning Department Contact Information

Address and Phone Number for Newark Planning Department, a Building Department, at South Main Street, Newark DE.

Name
Newark Planning Department
Address
220 South Main Street
Newark, Delaware, 19711
Phone
302-366-7030

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About the Newark Planning Department

The Newark Planning Department, located in Newark, 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:
  • New Castle County building codes and ordinances
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Newark Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Newark 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.

Newark Residential Housing Units
 NewarkNew Castle County
Total Housing Units11,670222,146
Occupied Housing Units10,626 (91.1%)203,855 (91.8%)
Newark Occupied Residential Buildings
 NewarkNew Castle County
Single-Family Detached Homes5,162 (48.6%)113,302 (55.6%)
Single-Family Attached Homes1,635 (15.4%)42,122 (20.7%)
2 Apartments207 (1.9%)3,506 (1.7%)
3 or 4 Apartments496 (4.7%)5,263 (2.6%)
5 to 9 Apartments493 (4.6%)8,590 (4.2%)
10 or More Apartments2,605 (24.5%)27,047 (13.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing28 (0.3%)4,025 (2.0%)
Newark Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 NewarkNew Castle County
2014 or Later192 (1.8%)2,993 (1.5%)
2010 to 2013218 (2.1%)4,653 (2.3%)
2000 to 2009980 (9.2%)22,070 (10.8%)
1980 to 19993,229 (30.4%)55,687 (27.3%)
1960 to 19793,952 (37.2%)55,575 (27.3%)
1940 to 19591,515 (1,515.0%)42,655 (42,655.0%)
1939 or Earlier540 (5.1%)20,222 (9.9%)
Newark Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 NewarkNew Castle County
1 Room221 (2.1%)2,456 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms5,456 (51.3%)121,968 (59.8%)
4 or 5 Rooms2,874 (27.0%)49,349 (24.2%)
6 or 7 Rooms2,952 (27.8%)70,944 (34.8%)
8 or More Rooms3,377 (31.8%)66,864 (32.8%)
Newark Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 NewarkNew Castle County
No Bedroom229 (2.2%)2,810 (1.4%)
1 Bedroom1,253 (11.8%)17,581 (8.6%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms5,456 (51.3%)121,968 (59.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms3,688 (34.7%)61,496 (30.2%)
Newark Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 NewarkNew Castle County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities10,578 (99.5%)203,285 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities10,467 (98.5%)202,768 (99.5%)