Federal Consistency Determination: Delaware Bay Beach Renourishment Project

Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy

Published: April 2, 2023
Comments Due: May 1, 2023
Documents for Review

A Federal Consistency Certification has been submitted to the Delaware Coastal Management Program (DCMP) for the following:

Delaware Bay Beach Renourishment Project (2023.0036)

DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship proposes to use a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Individual Permit to renourish three sections of Delaware Bay shoreline, via truck-fill method, at Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock, and Bowers Beach in Kent County, Delaware. Approximately 65,900 cubic yards of sand from an inland borrow source will be used to restore approximately 9,600 linear feet of beach in these areas. The proposed activity is subject to review for consistency under the policies of the DCMP.

Comments concerning this Federal Consistency Certification will be accepted for 30 days from the date of this notice. Comments may be sent to: Delaware Coastal Programs, Ms. Kimberly Cole, Administrator, 100 W. Water Street, Suite 7B, Dover, DE, 19904, or electronically to For additional information please call (302) 739-9283.