Town of Bethany Beach, DE
Sussex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Bethany Beach 9-18-1992 by Ord. No. 279 (Ch. 219 of the 1992 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Sleeping on beach — See Ch. 223, Art. I.
Open and recreational fires; outdoor cooking — See Ch. 251.
Zoning — See Ch. 425.

§ 309-1 Unlawful acts.

It shall be unlawful for any person to:
A. 
Camp within the corporate limits of the Town of Bethany Beach.
B. 
Live, dwell, cook, sleep, change clothing or use bathroom facilities inside of any vehicle (e.g., house trailers, campers and recreational vehicles) within the corporate limits of the Town of Bethany Beach.

§ 309-2 Permit required; application.

A. 
No owner or occupant of any land or premises within the corporate limits of the Town of Bethany Beach shall use or permit the use of such land for the parking, storage or location of a house trailer, camping trailer, park trailer, recreational trailer, recreational vehicle, trailer or truck camper (as those terms are defined by 21 Del. C. § 101, or as it may be hereinafter be amended, or in accordance with any future corresponding provision of law) without obtaining an appropriate permit.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
B. 
Application procedure.
(1) 
The applicant shall obtain a permit application form from the Town Manager's office.
(2) 
The completed form shall be returned to the Town Manager's office.
(3) 
The Town Manager shall review the application and render a decision within five days from the receipt of the application. Any denial shall be accompanied by written statement of the reasons for denial.
(4) 
At any time the information contained within the permit application changes, it shall be the responsibility of the applicant to notify the Town Manager's office on the form attached hereto[2] and, if required, to complete a permit application form.
[2]
Editor's Note: This form is on file in the office of the Town Manager.

§ 309-3 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person found guilty of violation of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subjected to in such fine as set out in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article I, Penalties, plus court costs, for each offense. Each day during which any violation of this chapter shall continue shall constitute a separate offense.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).