Sussex County Government Suspends Public Hearings Indefinitely


The Sussex County Government has suspended all public hearings indefinitely. Public hearings for ordinances, land use applications and other matters requiring citizen comment that have already been scheduled before the County Council, Planning & Zoning and Board of Adjustment have been suspended – and no new hearings will be scheduled for any County public body…

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Sussex County Names New P&Z Director


The Sussex County Council has named Jamie Whitehouse as Sussex County’s new Director of Planning and Zoning.  He was named Acting Director when Janelle Cornwell left at the end of January for a similar position with the City of Lewes.  Whitehouse, who was a planning professional in England, moved with his family to the US…

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Sussex County Council Discuss Agland Preservation, Trash and More

Sussex County Council-2017

Sussex County has taken part in the 22nd round of the Delaware Agricultural Land Preservation Program. The County Council voted in May to take part in latest round of easement purchases and approved spending just over $536,000 as its share of the $1.3-million cost to protect 10 farms and nearly 800 acres in Sussex County.…

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