Mayor David Lyons Re-elected

Congratulations to David Lyons Sr who was unanimously re-elected Mayor of Henlopen Acres at the Board of Commissioners Organizational Meeting on Tuesday September 5, 2017.   Mayor Lyons then made the following re-appointments: President Pro-Tempore- Commissioner Frank Jamison Treasurer-Commissioner Joni Reich Secretary-Commissioner Paddy Richards Assistant Secretary-Town Manager Thomas Roth




No Election for 2017

With the passing of the deadline and only the incumbents filing for re-election, there will not be an election held in Henlopen Acres this year. Therefore the following Commissioners are deemed re-elected: Timothy Hidell Joni Reich John Staffier




May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month The House and Senate recently passed HCR 24, declaring May, Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Delaware has the highest rate of Lyme disease infection in the nation. Senator Lopez, pictured here with members of the Lyme Disease Task Force, was a co-sponsor on the bill as part of his on-going legislative work to […]




New Dog Leash Ordinance Passed at Board of Commissioners Meeting 03/10/2017

The Board of Commissioners unanimously passed an Ordinance to Amend Chapter 35, Animals which requires all dogs off an owner’s premises be restrained by a physical leash not greater than six feet in length.  $25 Citations will be issued by Town security for each violation.




Tree Committee Accomplishments for 2016

As Henlopen Acres residents and property owners are aware, the Town takes great pride in our extensive and diverse tree canopy.  We have a very active and passionate Tree Committee who has had a productive 2016.  Some of their accomplishments are: A Honey Locust donated by the State Forest Service was planted at the Marina […]




Upcoming Town Hall Closings-2017

Town Hall will be closed the following days: Tuesday  July 4, 2017 in observance of Independence Day Monday September 4, 2017 in observance of Labor Day Monday October 9, 2017 in observance of Columbus Day Friday November 10, 2017 in observance of Veterans Day Thursday November 23, 2017 and Friday November 24, 2017 for the […]




Welcome to the Town of Henlopen Acres, Delaware!

The Town of Henlopen Acres, Delaware, is located in eastern Sussex County. It is one of the smallest incorporated towns of Delaware bordered by the City of Rehoboth Beach, the Rehoboth and Lewes Canal and the Atlantic Ocean. The town is currently comprised of 219 parcels covering 123 acres or 0.27 square miles. Col. Wilbur […]




Another Successful 4th of July Parade

Henlopen Acres 3rd Annual 4th of July Parade was a HUGE SUCCESS!!!  We had over 100 registered participants not including parents, grandparents and furry friends.  The sun was shining and everyone had on their best RED WHITE AND BLUE.  Thanks to all who participated with such enthusiasm.  We could never pull off such an amazing […]




Board of Commissioners Appointments

At the Quarterly Board of Commissioners meeting on Friday April 21, 2017 the following appointments were made: John Scheurer was reappointed to the Planning Commission Barbara Shortley, Elinor Boyce and Sarah Sunderland were reappointed as Election Officers Tiffany Derrickson, Bruce Moore and Mimi Peters were reappointed to the Board of Elections Ashlee Reed Hidell and […]