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.  

Saying Goodbye to Summer!

It’s hard to believe another Summer is over in Henlopen Acres.  We had some amazing weather and a great 4th of July with the biggest Town parade to date!  As we head into Fall and Winter we want to remind all residents and property owners of a few things: Don’t forget winterize your outside shower-The […]

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

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:   Friday November 10, 2017 in observance of Veterans Day Thursday November 23, 2017 and Friday November 24, 2017 for the Thanksgiving Holiday Monday December 25, 2017 for Christmas Day Monday January 1, 2018 for New Years Day        

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 […]

Halloween in Henlopen Acres!!!

On Saturday October 28, Henlopen Acres came alive with ghosts, goblins and other assorted characters hay-riding and trick-or-treating through the streets.  Over forty children participated in the haunting event organized by Jennifer Lamson and Lyndie Hertrich.  Thirty-two families opened their homes to the spirits and several others contributed sweets, assuring that all went home with bags […]

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 […]