Public Hearing: Fort DuPont Subaqueous Lands Permit

Date and Time:
Thursday, January 21, 2021
6:00 pm


, Delaware

The Division of Water will hold a virtual public hearing (Docket #2020-P-W-0028) on an application from Fort DuPont Redevelopment and Preservation for a subaqueous lands permit. Application Withdrawn.

On July 27, 2021, the applicant, the Fort DuPont Redevelopment & Preservation Corporation, formally withdrew the application for a subaqueous lands permit.

The applicant proposes to install approximately 2,000 linear feet of rip-rap shoreline stabilization in Delaware City Branch Canal, at Fort DuPont, 260 Old Elm Avenue, Delaware City, New Castle County, DE.

For additional information on the application, contact Rebecca Bobola, Division of Water, Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section, 89 Kings Hwy., Dover, DE 19904, by phone at 302-739-9943, or by email at

Those wishing to offer verbal comments during DNREC public hearings must pre-register no later than noon of the date of the virtual hearing at or by telephone at 302-739-9295.

The Department will accept public comment through the close of business on Friday Feb. 5, 2021. Comments will be accepted in written form via email to, using the online form at, or by U.S. mail to the address below.

Docket #2020-P-W-0028

Public Hearing Officer

Theresa Newman
DNREC Office of the Secretary
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901


Public Hearing Transcript

Proposed DNREC Exhibits

Exhibit 1: Governor’s proclamation and related news release authorizing all meetings of public bodies in Delaware to be conducted electronically until further notice.

Exhibit 2: Delaware State Code (7 Del.C. Chapter 72) and state regulations (7 DE Admin. Code, 7504) relating to Subaqueous Lands.

Exhibit 3: Fort DuPont Permit Application

Exhibit 4: Notice of the public hearing as published in the News Journal and in the Delaware State News and on the DNREC calendar of events and the state Public Meeting Calendar

Exhibit 5: DNREC Presentation

Exhibit 6: Public comments received before the hearing

Proposed Applicant’s Exhibits

Exhibit 1: Applicant’s Presentation

Public Comments

Tim Konkus (2/5/21)

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