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January Hearings to Comment on DNREC and DelDOT – Exec Order 36

Frequently members of our industry comment or criticize the rule, regulations, methods by which we work with the State Department of Natural Resources or Department of Transportation.  Now, dates have been announced for your input.

In June, Governor Jack Markell created Executive Order 36 which states that the rules and regulations for all State Agencies be open to public comment and review every 3 years.

The public input period for DNREC and DelDOT is December 1, 2012 thru March 1, 2013.  We are encouraging all members that regularly deal with these agencies – homebuilders, developers, engineers, wetlands and environmental consultants etc. assemble their comments and criticisms and submit them to us.  So that you can submit this anonymously, contact us at and we will send you the comment form.  Simply return it to us and we will funnel them all to the appropriate agency.  If you need a copy of the order or the form, email us at same and we will provide.

DelDOT will hold hearings on:
  • Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at Sussex Central High School, located at 26026 Patriot’s Way, Georgetown, DE 19947.
  • Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at Delaware State University, located in the Bank of America Building, Longwood Auditorium, 1200 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901.
  • Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at the Carvel State Office Building, located at the Carvel Building, 2nd Floor Auditorium, 820 N. French St., Wilmington, DE 19801

DNREC will hold hearings on:

  • Monday, Jan.7, 2013, 6 p.m. at the Sussex Central High School auditorium, 26026 Patriots Way, Georgetown, DE 19947
  • Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, 6 p.m., at the Delaware State University Bank of America Building, Longwood Auditorium, 1200 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901
  • Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, 6 p.m., at the Carvel State Office Building, 2d Floor Auditorium / Mezzanine Level, 820 N. French Street, Wilmington, DE 19803

About HBA of Delaware

HBA/DE has been an integral part of the growth and economic development of the State of Delaware since 1947. HBA/DE was founded as a non-profit state affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) representing home builders and other businesses directly related to Delaware's Home Building Industry. Consisting of Builders, Remodelers and a group of diversified associate members, the Home Builders Association of Delaware strives to protect and preserve housing as a symbol of America.


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