Notice Of Secretary’s Decision: Christopher at the Townes at Bayshore Village, LLC

Division of Water

Published: Jan. 20, 2021

The Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has issued Secretary’s Order Number 2020-W-0036 which authorizes Christopher At the Townes At Bayshore Village, LLC to perform the following activities: 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. The public hearing on the application was held on February 20, 2020. 

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