Slaughter Beach Delaware

"A Horseshoe Crab Sanctuary"

A Certified Wildlife Habitat Community

DNREC Reviews, Approvals & Permits

Prior to approving your Town of Slaughter Beach Building Permit, you may be required to obtain a number of permits and / or approvals from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC): “All construction of structures, additions, septic systems, etc. require DNREC approval in the beach area. Approval is also required for outside work for such things as fences, landscaping retaining walls, patios, bringing in sand and/or fill and driveway materials. Please contact DNREC prior to any construction at the beach. – (302) 739-9921.

DNREC website for Coastal Construction: Coastal Construction/Beach Preservation

Updated (August 2016) Regulation Governing Beach Protection and the Use of Beaches: 5102

DNREC Build Line Maps scroll down to Slaughter Beach. Remember these are for reference only. Your DNREC easement line could be different.

Approvals and Permits May Include: A listing of permit applications and related documents for the regulatory programs that govern coastal construction.

Coastal Construction Permits

Septic Systems Information