Sussex County Council Presents Perimeter Buffer Ordinance Update


The Sussex County Council today discussed perimeter buffers, and one of the areas of focus is on space needed when woodlands are present and protecting existing trees. County Administrator Todd Lawson says the ordinance regarding perimeter buffers is the top-ranked priority for the County Council. Lawson previously gave a high-level update on what they were…

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Sussex Co. Council Begins Meeting At 10:30 a.m. Tuesday


Sussex County Council gets its meeting underway at 10:30 this morning (Tuesday) in Georgetown, to accommodate a groundbreaking event for the new Family Court facility.County Finance Director Gina Jennings is expected to lead discussion on American Rescue Plan Act grant awards. Planning and Zoning Director Jamie Whitehouse is expected to provide an update on the…

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Rehoboth Beach Invites Public Comment On Comprehensive Development Plan


Rehoboth Beach is inviting comments through this Thursday January 13th on a Comprehensive Development Draft Plan. (re-sharing an earlier story from December) The city began the process of updating the 2010 Comprehensive Development Plan in 2018. Disruptions such as the COVID-19 pandemic have delayed the project. The Comprehensive Development Plan outlines goals and policies regarding…

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UPDATED: Sussex County Council Approves Bioenergy Application near Seaford; Jordan Warfel Nominated for BOA


The Sussex County Council met at Delaware Tech’s Carter Partnership Center again this week to deal with multiple land use applications. There was other council business as well. County Administrator Todd Lawson told the Council that Board of Adjustment District 2 representative, Brent Workman, has decided to retire. District 2 Councilwoman, Cindy Green nominated Jordan…

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Developer Pulls Proposed Office Complex In Milton


A plan to build a complex of two medical office buildings in Milton has been pulled by the developer. The Cape Gazette reports Phoenix Holdings LLC withdrew its application for rezoning of an eight-acre parcel on Mulberry Street from residential to commercial. Milton Town Council had been scheduled to consider the application next Monday. Beebe…

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Sussex Co. Councilman I.G. Burton Files For Re-election


Sussex County Councilman I.G. Burton is seeking a second term representing the third district on council. Burton announced his candidacy for re-election with Mike Bradley on WGMD Thursday morning. The Department of Election lists that he filed Wednesday. “I like the job, and I’m looking forward to an election,” Burton said. “I hope I’m successful.”…

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