WINTER/BAD WEATHER SETTLEMENT LETTER
NOTE: This form MUST be submitted to the Sussex County Building Code Department PRIOR
to the final inspection. Failure to submit this form when the final inspection is requested may
result in a delay in the issuance of the Certificate of Occupancy.
Sussex County Building Code Department
PO Box 589
Georgetown, DE 19947
RE: CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY FOR
TAX DISTRICT-MAP-PARCEL #
The purpose of this letter is to request that the Sussex County Building Code Department
issue a Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) for the above referenced property, which, because
of conditions beyond our control, the finished grade will not be complete prior to the final
The Builder will not have the finished grading completed prior to the final building
inspection. The Buyer/Owner desires the issuance of the Certificate of Occupancy with full
knowledge that positive drainage has not been provided. It is understood by all signatories
that the Builder has unconditionally guaranteed that the proper final grading will be
completed as soon as circumstances will allow, maximum sixty (60) days. The scheduling of
this “final grading” is not the responsibility of Sussex County and will not be re-inspected.
The Buyer/Owner will have final grading done within sixty (60) days.