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Wilmington, Delaware Building Codes

This building codes section is undergoing maintenance. For the most up-to-date building codes, you can go directly to

Building Codes References

Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeIBC 2003City Clerk, (302) 576-2140
Structural CodeIBC 2003City Clerk, (302) 576-2140
Plumbing CodeIPC 2003City Clerk, (302) 576-2140
Mechanical CodeIMC 2003City Clerk, (302) 576-2140
Electrical CodeNECNo amendments

Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction are those government officials who are the final authority on questions in a particular area (or jurisdiction).
Jurisdictional AreaContact
StructuralBuilding Inspections
Phone: (302) 576-3030
PlumbingBuilding Inspections
Phone: (302) 576-3030
MechanicalBuilding Inspections
Phone: (302) 576-3030
ElectricalBuilding Inspections
Phone: (302) 576-3030
AccessibilityBuilding Inspections
Phone: (302) 576-3030
Historic PreservationHistoric Preservation
Phone: (302) 576-3100
Fire MarshalFire Marshal
Phone: (302) 571-4585
ZoningPlanning Dept.
Phone: (302) 576-3100
PlanningPlanning Dept.
Phone: (302) 576-3100
Public WorksPublic Works Dept.
Phone: (302) 576-3060
Parks/RecreationParks and Recreation Dept.
Phone: (302) 576-3810

Other Building Codes

Building codes are also available for these other Delaware municipalities: