Sussex County Planning and Zoning Department

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Sussex County Planning and Zoning Department Contact Information

Address and Phone Number for Sussex County Planning and Zoning Department, a Building Department, at the Cir, Georgetown DE.

Name
Sussex County Planning and Zoning Department
Address
40 the Cir
Georgetown, Delaware, 19947
Phone
302-853-0104

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About the Sussex County Planning and Zoning Department

The Sussex County Planning and Zoning Department, located in Georgetown, 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:
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Sussex County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Sussex County 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.

Sussex County Residential Housing Units
 Sussex CountyDelaware
Total Housing Units135,529428,251
Occupied Housing Units89,365 (65.9%)357,765 (83.5%)
Sussex County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Sussex CountyDelaware
Single-Family Detached Homes63,213 (70.7%)220,137 (61.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes5,188 (5.8%)52,625 (14.7%)
2 Apartments750 (0.8%)5,096 (1.4%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,387 (1.6%)7,497 (2.1%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,379 (2.7%)12,489 (3.5%)
10 or More Apartments3,168 (3.5%)34,752 (9.7%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing13,280 (14.9%)25,169 (7.0%)
Sussex County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Sussex CountyDelaware
2014 or Later3,762 (4.2%)8,248 (2.3%)
2010 to 20136,464 (7.2%)14,436 (4.0%)
2000 to 200924,995 (28.0%)64,604 (18.1%)
1980 to 199929,306 (32.8%)105,315 (29.4%)
1960 to 197913,809 (15.5%)81,239 (22.7%)
1940 to 19596,390 (6,390.0%)55,456 (55,456.0%)
1939 or Earlier4,639 (5.2%)28,467 (8.0%)
Sussex County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Sussex CountyDelaware
1 Room467 (0.5%)3,297 (0.9%)
2 or 3 Rooms65,091 (72.8%)231,920 (64.8%)
4 or 5 Rooms26,885 (30.1%)95,396 (26.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms33,273 (37.2%)127,547 (35.7%)
8 or More Rooms24,809 (27.8%)109,788 (30.7%)
Sussex County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Sussex CountyDelaware
No Bedroom567 (0.6%)3,774 (1.1%)
1 Bedroom2,889 (3.2%)23,489 (6.6%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms65,091 (72.8%)231,920 (64.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms20,818 (23.3%)98,582 (27.6%)
Sussex County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Sussex CountyDelaware
With Complete Plumbing Facilities89,166 (99.8%)356,933 (99.8%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities89,044 (99.6%)356,073 (99.5%)