Subaqueous Lands Leases and Permits

Division of Water

Published: Nov. 8, 2023
Comments Due: Nov. 28, 2023

Subaqueous Lands Lease and Subaqueous Lands Permit

Laurel Redevelopment Corporation – to repair/replace 150 linear feet of bulkhead by stepping out approximately 12 inches channelward of the existing failing bulkhead in Broad Creek, at Venables Park, west of the Delaware Avenue Bridge, Laurel, Sussex County, DE.

Subaqueous Lands Lease

Delaware Electric Cooperative – Adjacent to 234-7.00-107.00 – to install a 9 inch diameter by 275 foot long electric conduit bundle at 17.3 feet below the existing creek bottom using Horizontal Directional Drilling, located 40 feet Northwest of SR24 Highway Bridge, in Love Creek, Lewes, Sussex County, DE.

Donald and Elizabeth Phillips – to construct a 4 by 225 foot long pier, a 6 by 25 foot long dock, and two (2) boat lifts with four (4) associated pilings each, channelward of mean high water, in Indian River, Oak Orchard, at 33254 Mercer Ave., Millsboro, Sussex County, DE.

These Documents/Applications above are available for review by contacting:

Wetlands and Waterways Section
89 Kings Hwy, Dover, DE 19901

If you request a public hearing with meritorious objection, please return this memo to this office by November 28, 2023.

A public hearing on the above applications will NOT be held unless the Secretary of DNREC determines that a public hearing is in the public interest or if a public hearing request is received within 20 days from this notice. Please indicate in your letter whether your intention is to request a public hearing or whether you are simply providing comments for the Department’s consideration. If a public hearing is desired, please be advised that a public hearing request shall be deemed meritorious if it exhibits familiarity with the application and provides a reasoned statement of the action’s probable impact.