Single Family Dwelling


Required Forms

icon-announcementElectric Vehicle News!  All new dwellings with permits issued after July 1, 2022 must be built with adequate space in the electric panel and conduit in the walls to ensure that installing an electric vehicle charger will be as easy and cost effective as possible.  Substitute No. 1 to Ordinance No. 21-116, which was signed into law in November 2021, also requires that parking at new multi-unit residential buildings be 10% EV-capable, with a minimum of two EV-capable spots, one of which must be ADA-compliant.

Read the ordinance in its entirety here


Accessory Dwelling Unit

Single Family Dwelling Growth Trends

For information on growth trends related to new single family homes, please click on the image below to view our interactive growth heatmap. Please note that these results are for portions of unincorporated New Castle County from 2012-2022.SFD heatmap Opens in new window