Notification of Public Comment for a Brownfield Development Agreement for the Oyster House Village Site, Rehoboth Beach (DE-1573)

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Published: Feb. 3, 2021
Comments Due: Feb. 22, 2021

Pursuant to the Hazardous Substance Cleanup Act (HSCA), 7 Del. C. Chapter 91, §9126, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is required to issue a public notice within twenty days after entering into negotiations for a Brownfield Development Agreement (BDA). A BDA is an agreement between DNREC and a Brownfield developer with respect to a Certified Brownfield Site that sets forth a scope of work and schedule of remedial activities during the development of the Site.

DNREC’s Remediation Section (DNREC-RS) negotiated a BDA with Oyster House Homes, LLC regarding the Oyster House Village Site (Site), located at Oyster House Road, in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Identified by Sussex County as tax parcel 334-19.08-42.00, the Site may have had a release of hazardous substances as a result of historical activities on site. For more information, please see DNREC’s navigator at:

The public comment period begins on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 and will end at the close of business on Monday, February 22, 2021. Please submit written comments to the DNREC-RS Project Manager, Rick Galloway at DNREC-RS, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720. A copy of the BDA is available by accessing the DNREC-RS’ site files database at Learn more about this Site and other Certified Brownfield sites by accessing the web page at or by contacting the DNREC-RS Project Manager, Rick Galloway at (302) 395-2600 or