April 13 2012 Planning Commission Agenda


The Planning Commission will meet Friday, April 13 in the Commissioners’ Room at  6:00 pm (new starting time for this date)


  • Preliminary Review of Partitioning Application No. 0212-01 for the property located at 200 Hickman Street, Lot Nos. 30, 31, 32 & 33, Block 18, into two (2) lots with Lot Nos 30 & 31 becoming one (1) lot 5,000 square feet and Lot Nos. 32 & 33 becoming one (1) lot of 5,000 square feet.  The Partitioning has been requested by Charles E. Sheehan III, MD, owner of the property.


  • Update on status of the appeal of the 2 St. Lawrence Street partitioning.

  For more information please visit:       http://www.saveourcityrehoboth.org         /16-blog/news-articles/180- attorneys-seek-settlement-on-2-st-lawrence-street.html

  • Development of ordinances and regulations regarding the City’s lakes: (Estimated starting time of  this part of  meeting is 6:45-7:00 pm)

     The Board of Commissioners has tasked the Planning Commission to seek public input, conduct research and otherwise undertake necessary studies in order to develop proposed ordinances to amend the City’s Code relative to (1)establishing buffer areas around the City’s lakes and (2) for site plan review of future construction along the lakes.  Of particular note is the requirement that the interests of property owners to appropriately use their property should be balanced with the interests of other citizens.


a.   Presentation by Jennifer Volk, Environmental Scientist of Watershed Assessment Section, DNREC and discussion.

b.   Public input concerning the City’s lakes relative to the tasks assigned to the Commission.

c.   Discussion of and decision by the Planning Commission on an action plan to complete this Board assigned task in a timely manner.


For more information on Mayor and Commissioners’ task and copy of resolution, please visit: http://www.saveourcityrehoboth.org/16-blog/news-articles/173-pc-chair-requests-input-on-lakes-discussion.html

  • Building Inspector’s report
  • City Solicitor’s report