Wetlands and Waterways Applications

Division of Water

Published: Dec. 20, 2023
Comments Due: Jan. 9, 2024

Subaqueous Lands Lease

Sumner and Bonnie Crosby – to remove a 5-slip docking facility including three (3) piers and nine (9) free-standing pilings and to install a 3 by 18 foot long gangway, a 6 by 21 foot long floating pier, and a 6 by 34 foot long floating dock in the Lewes and Rehoboth Canal, located at 558 Pilottown Road, Lewes, Sussex County, DE.

Welches Pond, L.P. – to construct a 4 by 31 foot long pier, a 4 by 20 foot long gangway, an 8 by 24 foot long dock with a 6 by 6 foot long tee and two (2) associated 4 by 5 foot long kayak launches, channelward of mean high water, in Love Creek, Welches Pond, Lewes, Sussex County, DE.

James D. Parker Trustee and Mary Beth Parker Trustee – to construct a 4 by 223 foot long pier, a 6 by 25 foot long dock, a boat lift with 4 associated pilings, a 4 by 12 foot long dock, and two (2) PWC lifts with one associated piling each, located in the Indian River, located at 32340 River Road, Millsboro, Sussex County, DE.

Subaqueous Lands Lease Renewal

Paul and Janet Oliva – to maintain a 5 by 17 foot long pier, and a 16 by 20 foot long dock in Herring Creek located at 24242 Big Oak Lane, Millsboro, Sussex County, DE.   

Subaqueous Lands Permit

Nanette Ruhe – to install a 6 by 9 foot long floating kayak dock in Roy’s Creek, Keenwik on the Bay, located at 38391 Bayberry Lane, Selbyville, Sussex County, DE.

Mariam Corbett – to construct a 4 by 5 foot long pier and a 5 by 25 foot long dock in Lake Bethany, located at 965 Lake View Drive, Bethany Beach, Sussex County, DE. 

Indian Riverview LP – to place 750 linear feet of rip-rap for shoreline stabilization, in Indian Riverview Marina, at Indian Riverview Road, Dagsboro, 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 January 9, 2024.

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.