Board Of Commissioner Appointments

At the Board of Commissioner meeting on Friday June 8 the following appointments were made: Commissioner Timothy Hidell-96 Tidewaters- was appointed as Treasurer Richard Thompson-44 Rolling Rd- was appointed to the Board of Commissioners Timothy Lyons-43 Pine Reach-was appointed to the Planning Commission Wendy Jacobs-24 Rolling Road-was appointed to the Planning Commission      




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:   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 November 12, 2018 in observance of Veteran’s Day Monday December 24 and Tuesday December 25 for the Christmas […]




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 […]




4th Annual Henlopen Acres Independence Day Parade

You Are Invited! to the 4th Annual HENLOPEN ACRES Independence Day Parade Wednesday, July 4th 8:30 AM Registration at Marina 9:00 AM Start   GET FESTIVE and MARCH, STROLL, PUSH, PULL or PEDDLE! Or grab a chair and come cheer along the parade route. Everyone is invited including your pets! Decorate your bikes, wagons, scooters, […]




Board of Commissioners elected Joni Reich as Mayor

At a Special meeting on Friday May 4, 2018 the Board of Commissioners unanimously elected Joni Reich as the next Mayor of Henlopen Acres.  Mayor Reich has been a Commissioner and Town Treasurer since 2014 .  The Board, staff and residents are excited to work with Mayor Reich.




Arbor Day 2018

Henlopen Acres celebrated Arbor Day, April 27, 2018, by planting a Dogwood tree in honor of Mayor David Lyons




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.