Town Mourns Passing of Mayor David Lyons

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the sudden passing of our Mayor David Lyons. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Cate and sons David Jr. and Tim and his mother Mary Jane Lyons.   Thomas A. Roth, Town Manager




Tree Committee Accomplishments for 2017

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 2017.  Some of their accomplishments are: The Town was notified by the State Forest Service that Henlopen Acres will be […]




Upcoming Town Hall Closings-2018

Town Hall will be closed the following days:   Friday March 30, 2018 in observance of Good Friday Monday May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day Wednesday July 4, 2018 in observance of Independence Day Monday September 3, 2018 in observance of Labor Day Monday October 8, 2018 in observance of Columbus day Monday […]




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 […]




Changes in Town Construction Limitations

At  the Commissioners Quarterly meeting on January 12, 2018 the Commissioners adopted an Ordinance to Amend Chapter 43-Building Construction that in addition to the limitations on construction already established, further prohibits pile driving between Memorial Day and Labor Day.  




Board of Commissioners Appointments

At the Quarterly Board of Commissioners meeting on Friday January 12, 2018  the following appointment was made: Dick Thompson was reappointed to the Planning Commission