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If your rental property is located in the City Limits of New Castle you are required to obtain a City of New Castle Rental Housing Business License each year.
To obtain your rental housing business license for the City of New Castle for Calendar year 2019, please complete the following information submit with payment of $50.00 per dwelling unit. Incomplete applications will not be processed and may assess a late fee. Any change of ownership of a rental unit must be reported to the Department of Public Services within one week at 302-322-9801.
On-site inspections are required for each vacant dwelling unit, prior to occupancy by the new tenant to assure the dwelling unit is in compliance with City Code, and inspections are also required every two years regardless of tenant change.
Violation of this section of the Code shall be punishable by fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) per dwelling unit. Each day that a rental property is not licensed shall be considered a separate offense with a maximum limit of 10 days.
Any questions regarding the license application can be addressed at the Administration Building or call
302-322-9801 between 8:30 - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday