City of Rehoboth Beach, DE
Sussex County
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Commissioners of the City of Rehoboth Beach 11-9-1990 by Ord. No. 1190-4. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Building construction — See Ch. 102.

Moving of buildings — See Ch. 109.

Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 112.

§ 105-1
Demolition prohibited during certain periods. 

§ 105-2
Issuance of demolition permit. 

§ 105-3
Emergency situations. 

§ 105-1 Demolition prohibited during certain periods.

During the period commencing May 15 through September 15 of each and every year, the demolition of any building or structure which has a square footage of 750 square feet or more and/or has a connection to the city water or sewer lines shall be prohibited by any person.

§ 105-2 Issuance of demolition permit.

[Added 5-15-2006 by Ord. No. 0506-02
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for the redesignation of former § 105-2, Emergency situations, as § 105-3.
]

The permit for demolition of any structure allowable under § 105-1 shall prohibit such demolition to proceed until 30 days after the permit has been issued. Upon receipt of an application for a demolition permit, the City shall:

A. 

Publish public notice of the application for demolition in a newspaper of general circulation in the City, including the date the permit was issued, the address of the property which is the subject of the demolition and the date on which the demolition shall be permitted to commence.

B. 

Provide written notice, containing the date the demolition permit was issued, the address of the property that is the subject of the demolition application and the date on which the demolition shall be permitted:

(1) 

To all property owners whose boundaries are within 200 feet of the boundaries of the property which is the subject of the demolition application.

(2) 

To other interested parties who have registered an interest with the Building and Licensing Department.

C. 

Post a sign on the property that is the subject of the application for demolition; said sign shall provide notice of the date on which the application for demolition was filed and the date on which the demolition shall be permitted to commence.

§ 105-3 Emergency situations.

[Amended 5-15-2006\ by Ord. No. 0506-02]

The demolition of any building or structure during the prohibited periods or during the thirty-day waiting period is permitted in emergency situations only if the Mayor and City Manager find that a bona fide emergency exists.