Planning & Economic Development

Please Note:  Effective March 13, 2020 Until Further Notice:

The Planning Department will still accept licenses, building permits, and land use applications; however these should be submitted to the office digitally by sending an email to or mailed to 180 Vickers Drive, Milford DE  19963. 

Building inspections will continue to be performed as usual. 

The residential rental inspection program will be suspended until further notice.

If you have any questions, please contact the Planning & Economic Development Department at (302) 424-8396.



The Planning & Economic Development Department oversees all aspects of land use development and building construction. The Department is comprised of four divisions: Building Inspections & Permitting, Code Enforcement & Licensing, Economic Development, and Planning & Zoning.