Building Permits

The City of Lewes uses the ICC 2012 Code.  Construction shall comply with that Code.  The Building Code can be found here.  

Click one of the following links to apply for a building permit.  

Building Permit - New Construction

Building Permit - Renovation/Addition/Demolition

You can email permits to 


There are a number of properties located within the floodplain.  The City has floodplain regulations that may be found here.  Additional resources and information regarding floodplain can be found on the FEMA website.  This site may also be used to determine if your property is located in the floodplain.