Congratulations Mayor Joni Reich!!!

At their Annual Organizational Meeting on Friday September 6, 2019 the Board of Commissioners unanimously re-elected Joni Reich as Mayor.  Everyone is so excited to be working with Mayor Reich for another year.  We all appreciate everything she does for the Town!!




Town Adopts A Tree Protection Ordinance

At their July 12, 2019 Board Meeting, the Commissioners adopted a Tree Protection Ordinance to protect Town Trees during construction. Ordinance to Amend Chapter 114 Relating to the Protection of Town Trees 07122019 




No Town Election for 2019

With the closing of the declaration period on Friday July 12, 2019 only two persons filed their intent to be candidates for the two vacancies on the Board of Commissioners-Frank Jamison-90 Tidewaters and Richard Thompson-44 Rolling Rd. Therefore, in accordance with the Town Charter and State Code, they are deemed elected and there will not […]




Board of Commissioner Appointments

At their Quarterly meeting on Friday July 12, The Board of Commissioners made the following appointments: Board of Adjustment Leigh Jamison-90 Tidewaters Norma Lee Derrickson -49 Tidewaters Audit Committee Jeffrey Jacobs (re-appointment)- 24 Rolling Rd Thomas Rinker (re-appointment)-99 Tidewaters Nathalie McGregor -3 Pine Reach Election Officers Barbara Shortley (re-appointment)-59 Pine Reach Elinor Boyce (re-appointment)-11 Tidewaters […]




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.