Sussex County Council Approves Bruce Mears for Vacant P&Z Seat


The Sussex County Council has approved the nomination of builder Bruce Mears of Ocean View to the Sussex County Planning & Zoning Commission.  Mears, who has been a member of the County Board of Adjustment since 2017, was nominated for the P&Z seat by Doug Hudson, who vacated the seat when he was sworn in…

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Sussex County Council Approves Amended Special Events Ordinance & other Action


The Sussex County Council continued it’s public hearing on the proposed increase of forested or landscaped buffers for subdivisions or overlays. An additional 7 people added their comments to the record – most in support of the expanded buffer from 20-feet to 40-feet. No vote has been taken on the proposed ordinance. In Old Business,…

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UPDATED: Sussex BOA Approves Allen Harim Special Use Exception

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UPDATED – 10:30pm – The Sussex County Board of Adjustment has approved a special use exception for the Allen Harim plant in Millsboro.  The plant will be solely for deboning, packaging and shipping of poultry products.  The board found that while still being used for heavy industry, there would not be significant noise, dust or…

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