Registrar Of Regulations

The Office of the Registrar of Regulations is a section of the Division of Research of the General Assembly. The Office is responsible for, among other things, publishing the monthly Delaware Register of Regulations and the Delaware Administrative Code. The Office is the official repository of all regulations for the State of Delaware. Administrative regulations have the force and effect of law.

The Delaware Register of Regulations is an official State publication established by authority of 69 Del. Laws, c. 107 and is published on the first day of each month throughout the year. The Register is a compilation of all regulatory changes occurring in a given month. The Register of Regulations provides a single location where people may find emergency, proposed, amended, and final regulations.

The Register may also contain other useful government information, including listings of hearings and meetings being held by various state agencies, boards, and commissions.


Copies of the Delaware Register of Regulations are available in several formats, both online and printed. The online versions are provided in html, as individual regulations, and in a PDF version, which is certified as authenticated. To obtain a hardcopy version of the Register, please call toll-free 1-800-282-8545 (in-state only) or (302) 744-4114.

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The Delaware Administrative Code is a topically oriented compilation of all regulations in effect and is the official version of the regulations for the State of Delaware.

The Office of the Registrar of Regulations also publishes various electronic documents which conform to accepted standards regarding authenticated digital content and which comply with the requirements of the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act (UELMA), adopted by Delaware in 2014. These include the Delaware Constitution, the Delaware Code, and the Laws of Delaware.

For additional information about the Office of the Registrar of Regulations, please visit the Delaware Regulations website http://regulations.delaware.gov/default.shtml.


Yvette Smallwood - Registrar of Regulations
(302) 744-4302

Vicki Schultes - Administrative Specialist
(302) 744-4068