Notice of Secretary’s Decision: Sunrise Ventures, LLC

Division of Water
Start Date: October 30, 2019
End Date: November 19, 2019

The Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has issued Secretary’s Order Number 2019-W-0040 which authorizes Sunrise Ventures, LLC to perform the following activities:  To construct and operate a new 20 slip minor marina by installing a 6 foot wide by 13 foot long section of access pier, a 6 foot wide by 4 foot long section of access pier, a 6 foot wide by 434 foot long section of dock with a 38 foot long section constructed over uplands (for a total dock length of 472 linear feet) and a 6 foot wide by 7 foot long kayak launch ladder; to stabilize the shoreline in three separate areas by installing 190 linear feet of riprap revetment, 145 linear feet of riprap revetment and to repair by replacement 76 linear feet of bulkhead; to construct two (2) stormwater outfall aprons protruding from the riprap revetment composed of a total of 5 cubic yards of riprap; to mechanically maintenance dredge 263± cubic yards to a depth ranging from -2.0 feet to -3.5 feet NAVD88 in the Lewes and Rehoboth Canal, located south of the intersection of Kaitlyn Drive and Oyster House Road, Rehoboth Beach, Sussex County, DE and to dispose of the dredged material via water-tight dump trucks to a previously approved borrow pit disposal area located northeast of the intersection of Irons Lane and Old Mill Road at Tax Parcel# 134-7.00-187.00, Dagsboro, Sussex County, DE.  The public hearing on the application was held on May 28, 2019.

The Secretary’s Order is available for public inspection at the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Water, Wetland and Subaqueous Lands Section, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE or online at For additional information, please call 302-739-9943.

Any Person whose interest is substantially affected by this Order may appeal to the Environmental Appeals Board, as set forth in 7 Del.C. §6008 (c), within 20 days of this announcement of the decision. For more information please visit the website at

These Documents/Applications above are available for review by contacting:

Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

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