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Regulatory Review

In accordance with 29 Del.C. §10407, DNREC will be conducting a review of agency regulations that have not been amended in the last four years. For a listing of regulations subject to this review please click here. The three month review period began Aug. 4, 2016 and concludes Nov. 4, 2016.

DNREC is now accepting public comment as to whether or not the regulations subject to this review should be amended or possibly eliminated. Comments should be as specific as possible and include a reference to the relevant regulation. Public comments may be submitted in a variety of ways as listed below:

Electronic comment form (comments can be submitted anonymously):

Email to Hearing Officer:
In writing to:

Lisa Vest, Hearing Officer


89 Kings Highway

Dover, DE 19901

In addition to accepting written comment at any time during the review period, DNREC will hold three public hearings to receive verbal comments from the public. The agency’s public hearings are scheduled as follows:

6:00 pm Thursday, September 15, 2016, at DNREC’s Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway SW, Dover, DE 19901
6:00 pm Monday, September 19, 2016, at Sussex Central High School Auditorium, 26026 Patriot’s Way, Georgetown, DE 19947
6:00 pm, Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at Appoquinimink Public Library, Meeting Rooms I and II, 651 N. Broad Street #101, Middletown, DE 19709

For more information please contact Michelle Jacobs via email at or by calling 302-739-9069.

20 DE Reg. 197 (09/01/16) (Gen. Notice)