Public Hearing: Fort DuPont Subaqueous Lands Permit

Division of Water

Published: Dec. 23, 2020
Comments Due: Feb. 5, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Division of Water, Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section, will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, January 21, 2021 beginning at 6:00 p.m. to consider comments from the public on the Subaqueous Lands Permit application for Fort DuPont Redevelopment and Preservation (Docket # 2020-P-W-0028.) The Applicant proposes to install approximately 2,000 linear feet of rip-rap shoreline stabilization in Delaware City Branch Canal, at Fort DuPont, 260 Old Elm Avenue, Delaware City, New Castle County, DE.

For additional information on the above matter and to review this application, visit or contact Rebecca Bobola, Division of Water, Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section, 89 Kings Hwy., Dover, DE 19904, by phone at (302) 739-9943, 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: FORT. To access the audio-only portion of the virtual hearing, dial 1-408-418-9388 and enter the event code 179 586 7241. 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 Friday February 5, 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