Slaughter Beach Delaware

"A Horseshoe Crab Sanctuary"

A Certified Wildlife Habitat Community

Town Code/Charter

Town Code:

The new Zoning Code was adopted on 1/19/15 Zoning Code. If you would like a printed signed hard copy of the revised code please contact the Town – see contacts tab for address/phone number. The fee for the document is $10.00 plus shipping – if required.

Zoning Map:

Zoning 11×17 Map

Flood Ordinance:

The Flood Ordinance was adopted on 1/19/2015.
Slaughter Beach Flood Damage Reduction Ordinance

New Election Ordinance:

Election ordinance

Town Charter:

Slaughter Beach

§1. Body Corporate.

The inhabitants of the Town of Slaughter Beach, Sussex County, Delaware, are hereby constituted a municipal corporation and body politic. The name and style of said corporation shall be ‘The Town of Slaughter Beach’ by which name the said corporation may sue and be sued, plead and be pleaded, complain, answer and defend in all courts of this State.

  Link to the Town Charter 

Charter in a pdf format: slaughterbeach


Town Comprehensive Land Use Plan – Once you open the CLUP below in Adobe, you will need to rotate the view clockwise to read it properly from time to time.

Slaughter Beach FINAL Comprehensive Plan certified Feb 19 2008