Rental Inspections


Contact Us

Planning & Inspections

Physical Address
27 S Market St Plaza
Smyrna, DE 19977

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 307
Smyrna, DE 19977

Phone: (302) 653-3486

Fax: (302) 659-4169

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Excluding holidays
(see the town calendar )

  • 24-hour notice is required when scheduling inspections
  • A $55 inspection fee must be paid for prior to scheduling the inspection
  • Minimum of one-hour notice is required for canceling scheduled inspections to avoid a $80 reinspect fee
  • Rental addendum must be received, rental licenses must be paid, and rental inspection must be performed before a tenant may move into the unit. A rental unit is not to be re-occupied after a vacancy of any length of time until it has been inspected by the Town of Smyrna and approved for occupancy.
  • If a tenant wishes to have utilities in their name, they must apply for the service at the Business Office and the landlord will also be required to fill out a form at the Business Office
  • Rental inspections are not required for immediate family members, but a form must be obtained and filed at the Business Office for an exemption