Notice of Public Hearing: Pubusky/Taylor Subaqueous Lands Lease and Wetlands Permit

Division of Water

Published: July 7, 2021
Comments Due: Aug. 12, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Division of Water, Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section, will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 beginning at 6:00 p.m. to consider comments from the public on the Subaqueous Lands Lease and Wetlands Permit application for Abby L. Pubusky and Thomas A. Taylor II (Docket # 2021-P-W-0016.). The Applicant proposes to conduct wetland restoration activities and construct a 3 ​foot wide by 150 foot long wetland walkway in State-regulated wetlands; to remove the existing docking facility and construct a 4 foot wide by 10 foot long fixed pier, a 3 foot wide by 10 foot long gangway, a 6 foot wide by 6 foot long floating platform, a 6 foot wide by 40 foot long floating dock and a 6 foot wide by 10 foot long floating jet ski platform in Herring Creek located at 23854 Brant Circle, The Cove, Lewes, Sussex County, DE 

For additional information on the above matter and to review this application, visit or contact Julie R. Molina, Division of Water, Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section, 89 Kings Hwy., Dover, DE 19904, by phone at (302) 739-9384, or by email at

The web link to the virtual hearing can be accessed through the DNREC Public Hearings site at If prompted for a password, please use: APTT. To access the audio-only portion of the virtual hearing, dial 1-408-418-9388 and enter the event code 173 470 6525. Closed-captioning is available by request if made at least 7 days before the event.

Those wishing to offer verbal comments during DNREC public hearings must pre-register no later than noon of the date of the virtual hearing at or by telephone at 302-739-9295. The Department will accept public comment through the close of business on Thursday, August 12, 2021. Comments will be accepted in written form via email to, or by using the online form at, or by U.S. mail to the following address:

Theresa Smith, Hearing Officer
DNREC — Office of the Secretary
89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901