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Public Hearing: Christopher At the Townes At Bayshore Village Marina Permit

Date & Time:
Thursday, February 20, 2020
6:00 pm

Fenwick Island Town Hall
800 Coastal Highway
Fenwick Island, Delaware

The DNREC Division of Water, Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section, will hold a public hearing (Docket #2019-P-W-0033) on an application from Christopher At the Townes At Bayshore Village, LLC, to construct and operate a marina off Lighthouse Road, west of Fenwick Island. (Public Comment Period Closed)

Christopher At the Townes At Bayshore Village, LLC, has applied to construct and operate a new 18 slip minor marina by installing a 16 inch wide by 700 foot long portion of boardwalk, two (2) 6 foot wide by 24 foot long piers and five (5) boat lifts with four associated pilings each and to mechanically maintenance dredge 180± cubic yards to a depth of -3.5 feet MLW in portions of public subaqueous lands and two unnamed lagoons southeast of Lighthouse Cove, located adjacent to Lighthouse Cove Lane and to dispose of the dredged material on-site via sealed dump truck to a 22 foot wide by 110 foot long super silt fenced enclosed area to be dewatered, graded and capped with topsoil to be incorporated within a landscaped berm located east of Lighthouse Cove Lane at 38.452209, -75.057211, Fenwick Island, Sussex County, DE.

For additional information on this application, contact Julie Molina, Division of Water, Wetlands and Subaqueous Section, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE, 19901; by phone at 302-739-9943; or, by email, at

Persons wishing to comment this application may do so either orally or in written form at the public hearing on February 20, 2020. In lieu of attending the public hearing, written comment may be submitted to the Hearing Officer via the online comment form at, via email to, or via USPS to the address below.

Docket #2019-P-W-0033

Public Hearing Officer

Lisa A. Vest
DNREC Office of the Secretary
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Related Links

DNREC Public Notice

Public Meeting Calendar Notice


Public Hearing Transcript

DNREC Exhibits

  1. State Law and Regulations Regarding Subaqueous Lands
  2. Permit Application
  3. Community Docking Plan
  4. Operation and Maintenance Plan
  5. Public Notice Documents
  6. Public Hearing Slides
  7. Comments Received Prior to the Public Hearing

Applicant Exhibits

  1. Map with Lagoon Widths
  2. Site Photos


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