Town of Fenwick Island

Lighthouse Cove Marina

DNREC- Division of Water, Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section
Legal Notice

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Water, Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section, pursuant to the requirements of 7 Del C. Chapter 72: Subaqueous Lands, 7 DE Admin. Code 7504: Regulations Governing the Use of Subaqueous Lands and 7 DE Admin. Code 7501:  Marina Regulations, hereby provides notice of an application and notice of a public hearing (Docket #2019-P-W-0033) regarding a permit application received from Christopher At the Townes At Bayshore Village, LLC., as described below.  

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.

Please find the link to the proposed marina plans  here:


For additional information on the above matter, and to review this application online, visit or 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