May 17th 11:45 am UPDATE: On May 24th between 9 am and 5:30 pm, the water system will be shut down to complete water tie-ins. The affected area's will be Boxwood St., Conwell St., Sussex St., and the 700, 800 and 900 blocks of Atlantic Ave. We will update as information is known. More Info

Planning and Code Enforcement

The Department is currently made up of two employees. The department has many responsibilities with the continual growth and development of the Town.

Some responsibilities include:

  • Handles code enforcement
  • Manages business licenses
  • Processes building permits
  • Performs construction site inspections
  • Interprets general code/zoning information
  • Issues certificates of occupancies
  • Updates Comprehensive Plan (click to view: Milton Comprehensive Plan 2018 – Certified)
  • Facilitates Board of Adjustment, Historic Preservation Commission, and Planning & Zoning Commission meetings
  • Reviews petitions for annexations, re-zonings, subdivisions and site plans
  • Assigns mailing addresses to new properties within the municipality

Historic District Guides:

Hours of Construction in the Town of Milton are as follows:
Monday through Friday – 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday – 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
NO CONSTRUCTION on Sundays or Town Holidays (to view a list of Town Holidays, click here: 2022 Town Holiday Schedule)

2022-01 Milton Standards and Specifications (Construction Manual)

Project Coordinator, Thomas Quass

Code Enforcement Officers, Robert Wilson

Code Enforcement Officer, Patrick Pote


You may reach the Planning & Code Enforcement Department by visiting or calling Town Hall at 302-684-4110 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.