Building and Property Maintenance Draft Ordinance

At their April 12 Quarterly meeting, the Board of Commissioners discussed a Draft Building and Property Maintenance Ordinance.  The Commissioners are looking for public comment either at the July 12 Quarterly meeting or by emailing Town Hall at The entire draft ordinance is attached: Building and Property Maintenance draft  

Board of Commissioner Appointments

At the Board of Commissioners Quarterly meeting on Friday January 11, 2019 the following appointment were made: Gene Wilson-10 Tidewaters-Board of Adjustment  

Joni Reich Re-elected Mayor of Henlopen Acres

At the Board of Commissioners Organizational Meeting on Friday September 7, 2018 Joni Reich was unanimously re-elected Mayor of Henlopen Acres.  The following appointments were also made: President Pro-Tempore- Commissioner Frank Jamison Treasurer-Commissioner Tim Hidell Secretary-Commissioner Paddy Richards Assistant Secretary-Town Manager Thomas Roth

Upcoming Town Hall Closings-2019

Town Hall will be closed the following days: Monday January 21, 2019 for Martin Luther King Jr Day Monday February 18, 2019 for Presidents’ Day Friday April 19, 2019 for Good Friday Monday May 27, 2019 for Memorial Day Thursday July 4, 2019 for Independence Day Monday September 2, 2019 for Labor Day Monday October […]

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.