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At their meeting on October 11, 2012, The Mayor and City Council adopted an ordinance requiring fire suppression for all new residential construction. The ordinance includes new single family residences. As of October 12, 2021, all new residential building permits shall include a fire suppression plan. Please contact Robin Davis, Building Official, at 302-645-7777 ext. 120 with any questions.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal will be reviewing the fire suppression system plans on behalf of the City of Lewes. For questions regarding the plan submission requirements and fees please go to the Office of the State Fire Marshal Website. A link may be found here.