Kent County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in DE. The Building Department maintains Kent County land records on design plans for construction and renovation projects in order to enforce building codes. Building Depts also have land records on additions and new construction, current structures on any parcel, property lines, and a property's compliance with Kent County building codes. Many Building Departments provide online databases to access property history and land records.
Delaware Planning Department Dover DE 417 Federal Street, # 1 19901 302-739-4776
Dover Planning Department Dover DE 805 River Road 19901 302-857-5150
Family Planning Department Milford DE 253 Northeast Front Street 19963 302-424-7140
Kent County Permits and Zoning Dover DE 555 South Bay Road 19901 302-744-2452
Kent County Planning Department Dover DE 555 South Bay Road 19901 302-744-2471
Kent County Town Halls and City Halls are the chief administrative office that runs a town or city in DE. The Town or City Hall maintains records related to the locality, including Kent County historical land records. These records include Kent County property taxes, property value assessments, and land transactions, as well as property sales and transfers. Town and City Halls also maintain records on municipal and zoning boundaries. Many Town and City Halls provide online access to their land records.
Camden Town Hall Camden DE 2 South Main Street 19934 302-697-2299
Dover City Hall Dover DE 15 Loockerman Plaza 19901 302-736-7030
Felton Town Hall Felton DE 24 East Sewell Street 19943 302-284-9365
Magnolia Town Hall Magnolia DE E WALNUT St 19962 302-335-5891
Milford City Hall Milford DE S WALNUT St 19963
Smyrna Town Hall Smyrna DE 27 South Market Street 19977 302-653-9231
Wyoming Town Hall Wyoming DE 1 North Railroad Avenue 19934 302-697-2966
Kent County Clerks file documents and preserve municipal records in order to maintain an archive for their municipality in DE. These documents, including Kent County land records, are open to the public. The Kent County Clerk's Office contains a number of different types of land records, including registered land, property transactions, real estate excise taxes, and property maps. They also have records on Kent County land deeds and titles, mortgages, and liens on properties. Many Clerk's Offices make their land records available to the public online.
Dover City Clerk Dover DE 15 Loockerman Plaza 19901 302-736-7005
Kent County Clerk Dover DE 555 South Bay Road 19901 302-744-2346
Kent County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue DE. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains current data on every parcel in the district, as well as a number of other types of Kent County land records. These Kent County public property records include lists of sold parcels, property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and property values. The Treasurer and Tax Collector may also maintain information on Kent County land auctions and prior liens or foreclosures on a property. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access land records.
Houston Tax Collector Houston DE 62 Maple Street 19954 302-422-8818
Kent County Treasurer & Tax Collector Dover DE 555 South Bay Road 19901 302-736-7022
Kent County Assessors determine the value of properties and parcels in order to assess property taxes in DE. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the district, including Kent County land ownership information, maps of property lines, inventories of parcels and structures, and the value of all the land in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also maintain Kent County land records from on-site inspections and value assessments for construction or improvements. Tax Assessor's Offices make their land and property records available online.
Kent County Assessor's Office Dover DE 555 South Bay Road 19901 302-744-2401
Kent County Recorders of Deeds collect public records, primarily documents related to property, and make them available to the public in DE. The Office of the Recorder of Deeds maintains records on Kent County land transactions within its jurisdiction, including land and property deeds, mortgages, easements, and tax liens. The office may also contain property and parcel surveys, maps of Kent County property lines, and data on a property's selling prices and history. Many Recorders of Deeds provide online access to their land records.
Kent County Recorder of Deeds Dover DE 555 South Bay Road 19901 302-744-2314