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DNREC Shoreline & Waterway Management Section to make public presentation on revised beach regulations Oct. 21 in Bethany Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Friday, September 23, 2016


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DOVER – DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section will make a public informational presentation on Delaware’s revised beach regulations Oct. 21 in Bethany Beach. The presentation will take place from 1 – 3 p.m. at the South Coastal Library, 43 Kent Avenue, Bethany Beach, DE, 19930.

The Shoreline & Waterway Management Section will outline recent revisions made to the Regulations Governing Beach Protection and the Use of Beaches (which went into effect Aug. 11). Topics to be presented include:

  • A history of coastal storms and erosion that have impacted Delaware, and the importance of beaches and dune systems for their protective and recreational benefits
  • A brief history of the Beach Preservation Act and the state’s beach regulations
  • Building line maps
  • 2016 Revisions to the Regulations Governing Beach Protection and the Use of Beaches, including: The Regulated Area, Substantial Damage, Substantially Improved, The Four-Step Process, Cantilevered Decks, and Temporary Structures
  • New application forms for Letters of Approval and Permits

The presentation will provide the public, local construction industry professionals, and local and county officials with information about revisions made to the regulations.

Registration is required for this event as seating is limited. Attendees may register online at http://www.eventbrite.com/o/shoreline-and-waterway-management-11381581248 or call Coleen Ponden of the Shoreline & Waterway Management Section at 302-739-9921.

If registration fills, a second presentation may be scheduled at a future date.

CONTACT: Michael Globetti, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902

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DNREC Shoreline & Waterway Management Section to make public presentation on revised beach regulations Oct. 21 in Bethany Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Friday, September 23, 2016


DNREC Logo

DOVER – DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section will make a public informational presentation on Delaware’s revised beach regulations Oct. 21 in Bethany Beach. The presentation will take place from 1 – 3 p.m. at the South Coastal Library, 43 Kent Avenue, Bethany Beach, DE, 19930.

The Shoreline & Waterway Management Section will outline recent revisions made to the Regulations Governing Beach Protection and the Use of Beaches (which went into effect Aug. 11). Topics to be presented include:

  • A history of coastal storms and erosion that have impacted Delaware, and the importance of beaches and dune systems for their protective and recreational benefits
  • A brief history of the Beach Preservation Act and the state’s beach regulations
  • Building line maps
  • 2016 Revisions to the Regulations Governing Beach Protection and the Use of Beaches, including: The Regulated Area, Substantial Damage, Substantially Improved, The Four-Step Process, Cantilevered Decks, and Temporary Structures
  • New application forms for Letters of Approval and Permits

The presentation will provide the public, local construction industry professionals, and local and county officials with information about revisions made to the regulations.

Registration is required for this event as seating is limited. Attendees may register online at http://www.eventbrite.com/o/shoreline-and-waterway-management-11381581248 or call Coleen Ponden of the Shoreline & Waterway Management Section at 302-739-9921.

If registration fills, a second presentation may be scheduled at a future date.

CONTACT: Michael Globetti, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902

Vol. 46, No. 349

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