Mt Cuba Center Solid Waste Permit Approval

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Published: Oct. 29, 2023
Comments Due: Nov. 13, 2023

Notice is hereby given by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control that Mt Cuba Center (MCC) has applied for Solid Waste Facility Permit #SW-23-12 (Permit), issued to MCC to operate a solid waste facility located at 3120 Barley Mill Road, in Hockessin, DE.

The request and associated documents are available online at

A public hearing on the above permit modification will NOT be held unless the Secretary of DNREC receives a meritorious request for such a hearing within fifteen (15) days from the date of this notice, ending November 13, 2023. A request for a hearing shall be in writing and shall state the nature of the issues to be raised at the hearing. It must also show a familiarity with the permit application and include a reasoned statement explaining the probable impact of the new permit.

For additional information, to submit comments, or to request a hearing, please contact Doug Godfrey at 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901, at (302) 739-9403, or at

Documents for Review

Application Checklist
Permit application
Proof of ownership or lease
Zoning verification
Plan of Operation
Evidence of no adverse effects
True market for the product
Conceptual Closure Plan
Evidence of financial assurance
Permits and licenses
Background statement
Draft Permit