Public Hearing: Christopher At the Townes At Bayshore Village Marina Application

Division of Water
Start Date: January 22, 2020
End Date: February 20, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Water, Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section, pursuant to the requirements of 7 Del C. Chapter 72: Subaqueous Lands, 7 DE Admin. Code 7504: Regulations Governing the Use of Subaqueous Lands and 7 DE Admin. Code 7501:  Marina Regulations, hereby provides notice of an application and notice of a public hearing (Docket #2019-P-W-0033) regarding a permit application received from Christopher At the Townes At Bayshore Village, LLC., as described below.  

Public Hearing

A public hearing will be held by DNREC on the below application on Thursday, February 20, 2020, commencing at 6:00 PM at the Fenwick Island Town Hall, located at 800 Coastal Hwy, Fenwick Island, DE 19944. 

Christopher At the Townes At Bayshore Village, LLC, has applied to construct and operate a new 18 slip minor marina by installing a 16 inch wide by 700 foot long portion of boardwalk, two (2) 6 foot wide by 24 foot long piers and five (5) boat lifts with four associated pilings each and to mechanically maintenance dredge 180± cubic yards to a depth of -3.5 feet MLW in portions of public subaqueous lands and two unnamed lagoons southeast of Lighthouse Cove, located adjacent to Lighthouse Cove Lane and to dispose of the dredged material on-site via sealed dump truck to a 22 foot wide by 110 foot long super silt fenced enclosed area to be dewatered, graded and capped with topsoil to be incorporated within a landscaped berm located east of Lighthouse Cove Lane at 38.452209, -75.057211, Fenwick Island, Sussex County, DE.

For additional information on the above matter, and to review this application online, visit or contact Julie Molina, Division of Water, Wetlands and Subaqueous Section, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE, 19901; by phone at 302-739-9943; or, by email, at

Persons wishing to comment on the above application may do so either orally or in written form at the public hearing on February 20, 2020. In lieu of attending the public hearing, written comment may be submitted to the Hearing Officer via the online comment form at, via email to, or via USPS to the following address:

Lisa A. Vest, Hearing Officer
Office of the Secretary
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

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