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Code Inspector Salary
in Delaware, United States

$35,638 (USD)

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The average pay for a Code Inspector is $35,638 a year and $17 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Code Inspector is between $27,155 and $42,600. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Inspects existing residential buildings and dwelling units, visually, to determine compliance with city ordinance standards and explains ordinance requirements to concerned personnel: obtains permission from owners and tenants to enter dwellings.
  • Visually examines all areas to determine compliance with ordinance standards for heating, lighting, ventilating, and plumbing installations.
  • Measures dwelling units and rooms to determine compliance with ordinance space requirements, using tape measure.
  • Inspects premises for overall cleanliness, adequate disposal of garbage and rubbish, and for signs of vermin infestation.
  • Prepares forms and letters advising property owners and tenants of possible violations and time allowed for correcting deficiencies.
  • Consults file of violation reports and revisits dwellings at periodic intervals to verify correction of violations by property owners and tenants.
  • Explains requirements of housing standards ordinance to property owners, building contractors, and other interested parties.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Code Inspector Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Jan 13
Dover, DE, USA
Kent County Personnel
BUILDING CODES INSPECTOR I Dept. of Planning Services $18.81 - $23.52/Hour Kent County, DE (www.co.kent.de.us) is seeking applications for the position of Building Codes Inspector I. Job requirements ...
Senior Inspector - Commercial Building
Jan 16
Dover, DE, USA
Ability to apply knowledge of building codes during the inspection process and report on compliance of complex construction projects. * Possession and maintenance of a valid driver's license and a ...
Residential Property Manager
Jan 14
Dover, DE, USA
Pettinaro Construction Co., Inc.
... Code, Federal, State and local laws as they relate to property specific guidelines. · Daily inspection of property and market ready apartments for curb appeal and overall condition. · Provide ...
Dec 18
Magnolia, DE, USA
The McKee Group
Striving for no-defect construction. • Scheduling all Municipal Authority Inspections needed to ... code requirements. • Walking sample homes to ensure 100% upkeep on a weekly basis. • Placing ...
Building Maintenance Mechanic II -Smyrna
Dec 20
Dover, DE, USA
Staff clean and inspect buildings and grounds to ensure they are code compliant, up to HUD standards, livable and safe. They also take care of preventative maintenance needs such as smoke alarms ...