Town of Bethany Beach, DE
Sussex County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
The following is a chronological listing of legislation of the Town of Bethany Beach adopted since the publication of the 1992 Code, indicating its inclusion in the Code or the reason for its exclusion. [Enabling legislation which is not general and permanent in nature is considered to be non-Code material (NCM).] Information regarding legislation which is not included in the Code nor on this list is available from the Town Office. The last legislation reviewed for the 2009 publication of the Code was Ord. No. 443, adopted 8-15-2008.

§ DL-1 Disposition of legislation.

Ord. No.
Adoption
Date
Subject
Disposition
264
10-18-1991
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
16
3-20-1992
Aircraft altitude and horizontal radius
Ch. 212, Art. I
268
2-21-1992
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
269
4-24-1992
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 227, Art. III
270
4-24-1992
Business license fees amendment
NCM
271
4-24-1992
Flood damage prevention amendment
Repealed by Ord. No. 511
272
4-24-1992
Alcoholic beverages licensing
Ch. 217, Art. III
273
4-24-1992
Business licensing amendment
Ch. 102
274
6-19-1992
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
275
7-17-1992
Absentee voting amendment
Ch. 378, Art. II
276
7-17-1992
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
277
9-18-1992
Sleeping on beach amendment
Ch. 223, Art. I
278
9-18-1992
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
279
9-18-1992
Adoption of 1992 Code and substantive revisions
Multiple chapters
280
7-16-1993
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
281
9-17-1993
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 227, Art. VII
282
9-17-1993
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
283
1-21-1994
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 227, Arts. I and III
284
1-21-1994
Business licensing amendment
Ch. 102
285
3-18-1994
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 227, Arts. VII and VIII
286
6-17-1994
Public access to records
Ch. 349
287
10-21-1994
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
288
10-21-1994
Skateboards, roller skates and roller blades amendment
Ch. 298
289
1-20-1995
Permits for building construction amendment
Ch. 395, Part 3
290
1-20-1995
Boardwalk amendment
Ch. 229
291
3-17-1995
Dogs running at large amendment; vicious dogs amendment
Ch. 240, Arts. I and IV
292
5-19-1995
Licensing of commercial establishments amendment
Superseded by Ord. No. 295
293
5-19-1995
Closing hours for sale in restaurants
Superseded by Ord. No. 296
294
4-21-1995
Vehicles and traffic amendment
NCM
295
6-23-1995
Licensing of commercial establishments amendment
Ch. 217, Art. III
296
6-23-1995
Closing hours for sale in hotels and restaurants
Ch. 217, Art. IV
297
4-19-1996
Absentee voting amendment
Ch. 378, Art. II
298
4-19-1996
Voter registration amendment
Ch. 378, Art. I
299
4-19-1996
Brush, grass and weeds amendment; property maintenance amendment
Ch. 440; Ch. 475
300
5-17-1996
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
301
5-17-1996
Subdivision of land amendment
Ch. 410
302
5-17-1996
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
303
5-17-1996
Subdivision of land amendment
Ch. 410
304
5-17-1996
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 227, Art. IX
305
5-17-1996
Personnel policies
Ch. 56
306
5-17-1996
Drug and alcohol policy
Ch. 21
307
6-21-1996
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 227, Schedules A and B
308
6-21-1996
Juvenile curfew
Ch. 282, Art. X
309
7-19-1996
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 227, Art. X
310
7-19-1996
Personnel policies amendment
Ch. 56
311
7-19-1996
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
312
7-19-1996
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
313
1-17-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
314
4-18-1997
Brush and grass amendment
Ch. 440
315
8-15-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
316
8-15-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
317
11-21-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
Res. (Ch. 227 of the 140th General Assembly)
11-21-1997
Charter amendment
318
1-16-1998
Noise amendment
Ch. 275
319
3-13-1998
Beach: unlawful activities amendment
Ch. 223, Art. II
320
3-13-1998
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 227
321
3-13-1998
Manager amendment
Ch. 40
322
2-20-1998
Realty transfer tax
Ch. 364, Art. I
323
3-13-1998
Voter registration and absentee voting amendments
Ch. 378, Arts. I and II
324
5-15-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
325
5-15-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
326
7-29-1998
Taxation: realty transfer tax amendment
Ch. 364, Art. I
327
8-21-1998
Peace and good order: use of laser beams
Ch. 282, Art. XI
328
9-18-1998
Abandoned vehicles
Ch. 316
329
9-18-1998
Property maintenance: nuisances
Ch. 475, Art. II
330
9-18-1998
Personnel policies amendment
Ch. 56
331
1-15-1999
Building construction: permits amendment
Ch. 395, Part 3
332
1-15-1999
Vehicles and traffic: heavy vehicles or loads
Ch. 227, Art. XI
333
1-15-1999
Brush and grass amendment
Ch. 440
334
2-19-1999
Vehicles and traffic: oversized vehicle parking amendment
Ch. 227, Art. VIII
335
2-19-1999
Vehicles and traffic: parking meter system amendment
Ch. 227, Art. III
336
2-19-1999
Vehicles and traffic: general and permit parking provisions amendment
Ch. 227, Art. I
337
4-23-1999
Boardwalk amendment
Ch. 229
338
5-21-1999
Building construction: permits amendment
Ch. 395, Part 3
339
6-18-1999
Adoption of ordinances amendment
Ch. 45
340
1-21-2000
Wild, exotic and farm animals
Ch. 240, Art. VI
341
2-18-2000
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
342
2-18-2000
Special events
Ch. 282, Art. XII
343
4-27-1995
Water and sewers amendment
Ch. 516, Art. III
344
5-19-2000
Personnel policies amendment
Ch. 56
345
6-16-2000
Dogs running at large amendment
Ch. 240, Art. I
346
7-21-2000
Manager amendment
Ch. 40
347
11-17-2000
Vicious dogs
Ch. 240, Art. IV
348
1-19-2001
Dogs running at large amendment
Ch. 240, Art. I
349
1-19-2001
Property maintenance standards
Ch. 475, Art. I
350
1-19-2001
Flood damage prevention amendment
Repealed by Ord. No. 511
351
2-16-2001
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
352
3-16-2001
General and permit parking provisions amendment
Ch. 227 Art. I
353
3-16-2001
Numbering of houses amendment
Ch. 461
354
5-18-2001
Firearms and weapons amendment
Ch. 247
General Assembly
7-10-2001
Charter amendment
§§ 7.1, 16.1
355
7-20-2001
Vehicles and traffic: permit parking
Ch. 227, Art. I
356
8-17-2001
Assessments
Ch. 9
357
10-19-2001
Vehicles and traffic: speed limits
Ch. 227, Art. VII
358
11-16-2001
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
359
11-16-2001
Vehicles and traffic: parking meters
Ch. 227, Art. III
360
11-16-2001
Water impact fees amendment
Ch. 516
361
1-18-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
362
1-18-2002
Building construction permits amendment
Ch. 395, Part 3
General Assembly
1-22-2002
Charter amendment
§§ 5.3, 5.4
3-15-2002
Vehicles and traffic: general and permit parking provisions amendment
Ch. 227, Art. I
363
6-21-2002
Tax rate
NCM
364
6-21-2002
Voter registration and absentee voting amendments
Ch. 378, Arts. I and II
365
6-21-2002
Proof of identification required to vote
Repealed by 2009 Code Adoption Ordinance
366
7-30-2002
Vehicles and traffic: shuttle buses amendment
Ch. 227, Art. X
367
7-30-2002
Vehicles and traffic: repeal of commercial loading zones
Ch. 227, Art. IX
368
3-21-2003
Vehicles and traffic: shuttle buses amendment
Ch. 227, Art. X
369
3-21-2003
Building permits amendment
Ch. 395, Part 3
370
3-21-2003
Absentee voting amendment
Ch. 378, Art. II
371
3-21-2003
Trees on private property
Ch. 507, Art. II
372
3-21-2003
Animal control
Ch. 240, Art. VI
373
3-21-2003
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
374
6-20-2003
Noise amendment
Ch. 374
375
6-20-2003
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
376
6-20-2003
Zoning Map amendment
Ch. 425 (table only)
377
7-18-2003
Vehicles and traffic
Ch. 227
378
7-18-2003
Open space repealer
Ch. 493, Art. V (footnote only)
379
2-20-2004
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 227
380
4-16-2004
Commercial activities amendment
Ch. 123
381
4-16-2004
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 227
382
6-18-2004
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 227
383
6-18-2004
Construction hours amendment
Ch. 395, Art. VIII
384
6-18-2004
Coin-operated machines amendment
Ch. 116
385
7-23-2004
Alcoholic beverages amendment
Ch. 217, Art. III
386
8-20-2004
Code amendments
Chs. 21, 395, 116 and 240
387
10-15-2004
Trees: removal of trees during new construction
Ch. 507, Art. III
388
10-15-2004
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
389
1-21-2005
Alcoholic beverages: licensing of commercial establishments amendment
Ch. 217, Art. III
390
1-21-2005
Business licensing amendment
Ch. 102
391
1-21-2005
Building construction: standard building construction code amendment
Ch. 395, Part 1
392
2-18-2005
Flood damage prevention amendment
Repealed by Ord. No. 511
393
3-18-2005
Planning Commission amendment
Ch. 60
394
3-18-2005
Public access to records amendment
Ch. 349
395
4-15-2005
Alcoholic beverages: licensing of commercial establishments amendment
Ch. 217, Art. III
396
7-15-2005
Swimming pools amendment
Ch. 500
397
9-16-2005
Building construction amendment
Ch. 395, Part 3
398
10-21-2005
Alcoholic beverages: licensing of commercial establishments amendment
Ch. 217, Art. III
399
11-18-2005
Subdivision of land amendment
Ch. 410
400
11-18-2005
Wireless communications facilities
Ch. 525
401
1-20-2006
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
402
1-20-2006
Transportation of sewage
Ch. 516, Art. VII
403
1-20-2006
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
404
2-10-2006
Subdivision of land amendment; zoning amendment
Chs. 410, 425
405
2-10-2006
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
406
2-17-2006
Property maintenance
Ch. 475
407
2-17-2006
Fines and penalties amendment
Multiple chapters
408
2-17-2006
Schedule of fines and penalties
Ch. 1, Art. I
409
3-17-2006
Erosion control
Ch. 448
410
4-21-2006
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
411
4-21-2006
Subdivision of land amendment
Ch. 410
412
4-21-2006
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
413
8-7-2006
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
414
8-18-2006
Property maintenance amendment
Ch. 475, Art. I
415
8-18-2006
Building construction amendment
Ch. 392, Part 2
416
8-18-2006
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
417
8-18-2006
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
418
8-18-2006
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
419
8-18-2006
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
420
11-17-2006
Town Employee Pension Fund
Ch. 51
421
2-16-2007
Water and sewers amendment
Ch. 516, Part 1
422
3-16-2007
Subdivision of land amendment
Ch. 410
423
3-16-2007
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
424
4-20-2007
Commercial activities and concessionaires amendment
Ch. 123, Arts. I and II
425
4-20-2007
Water and sewer impact fees amendment
Ch. 516, Part 1
426
4-20-2007
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
427
7-3-2007
Elections
Ch. 26
428
7-20-2007
Schedule of fines and penalties amendment
Ch. 1, Art. I
429
8-17-2007
Schedule of fines and penalties amendment
Ch. 1, Art. I
430
8-17-2007
Schedule of fines and penalties amendment
431
8-17-2007
Building construction amendment
Ch. 395, Part 2
432
11-16-2007
Planning Commission
Repealed by Ord. No. 525
433
2-15-2008
Building construction: permits amendment
Ch. 395, Part 3
434
4-18-2008
Outdoor smoking
Ch. 301
435
4-18-2008
General provisions: penalties amendment (outdoor smoking)
Ch. 1, Art. I
436
5-16-2008
Open and recreational fires; outdoor cooking
Ch. 251
437
6-20-2008
Subdivision of land amendment
Ch. 410
438
6-20-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
439
6-20-2008
Revised Zoning Map
Ch. 425 (table only)
440
8-15-2008
Boats, personal watercraft and boat trailers
Ch. 231
441
8-15-2008
Manager amendment
Ch. 40
442
8-15-2008
Subdivision of land amendment
Ch. 410
443
8-15-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
444
1-16-2009
Business licensing amendment
Ch. 102
445
1-16-2009
Voter registration amendment
Ch. 378, Art. I
446
3-20-2009
Streets and sidewalks: public utility construction
Ch. 493, Art. V
447
5-15-2009
General provisions: penalties amendment (vehicles and traffic)
Ch. 1, Art. I
448
5-15-2009
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 227
449
5-15-2009
General provisions: penalties amendment  (vehicles and traffic)
Ch. 1, Art. I
450
5-15-2009
Noise amendment
Ch. 275
451
3-20-2009
Town Bandstand and Plaza
Ch. 72
452
7-17-2009
Geothermal closed loop heat exchange well systems
Ch. 144
453
3-19-2010
Town Bandstand and Plaza amendment
Ch. 72
454
3-19-2010
Town Bandstand and Plaza amendment
Ch. 72
455
5-21-2010
Solar energy systems
Ch. 484
456
6-18-2010
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
457
6-18-2010
Adoption of ordinances amendment
Ch. 45
458
10-15-2010
Code corrections and amendments
Chs. 45, 56, 60, 102, 123, 227, 282
459
2-18-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
460
2-18-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
461
1-21-2011
Personal wireless services amendment
Ch. 525
462
3-18-2011
Outdoor smoking amendment
Ch. 301
463
4-15-2011
Elections amendment; voting and voter registration amendment
Chs. 26; 378, Arts. I and II
464
5-20-2011
General provisions: penalties amendment (vehicles and traffic); vehicles and traffic: parking meters, pay stations and parking permits
Chs. 1, Art. I; 227, Art. III
465
6-17-2011
General provisions: penalties amendment (vehicles and traffic); boats, personal watercraft, and boat trailers; recreational vehicles; portable on-demand storage units amendment
Chs. 1, Art. I; 231
466
6-23-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
467
8-19-2011
Advertisements repealer; outdoor smoking amendment; subdivision of land amendment; zoning amendment; water and sewers: line specifications amendment; signs
Chs. 85, reference only; 301; 410; 425; 516, Art. II; 530
468
8-19-2011
General provisions: penalties amendment (construction hours)
Ch. 1, Art. I
469
10-21-2011
General provisions: penalties amendment (vehicles and traffic); boats, personal watercraft, and boat trailers; recreational vehicles; portable on-demand storage units amendment
Chs. 1, Art. I; 231
470
11-18-2011
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
471
1-20-2012
Signs amendment
Ch. 530
472
1-20-2012
Signs amendment
Ch. 530
473
2-17-2012
Business licensing amendment
Ch. 102
474
2-17-2012
Personnel policies amendment
Ch. 56
475
3-16-2012
General provisions: penalties amendment (vehicles and traffic)
Ch. 1, Art. I
476
4-20-2012
Signs amendment
Ch. 530
477
4-20-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
478
5-18-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
479
6-15-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
78 Del. Laws, c. 281
6-28-2012
Charter amendment
Charter Section 15
480
9-21-2012
Flood damage prevention amendment
Repealed by Ord. No. 511
481
9-21-2012
Property maintenance: nuisances amendment
Ch. 475, Part 2
482
9-21-2012
General provisions: penalties amendment (signs)
Ch. 1, Art. I
483
9-21-2012
Signs amendment
Ch. 530
484
10-19-2012
Signs amendment
Ch. 530
485
3-15-2013
Littering, solid waste, recyclables and yard waste amendment
Ch. 486
486
3-15-2013
Signs amendment
Ch. 530
487
5-17-2013
Standard Building Construction Code amendment
Ch. 395, Part 1
488
5-17-2013
Parking of motor buses
Ch. 227, Art, XI
489
5-17-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
490
5-17-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
491
5-17-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
492
5-17-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
493
5-17-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
494
5-17-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
495
7-19-2013
Outdoor smoking amendment
Ch. 301
496
8-16-2013
Building construction: permits amendment
Ch. 395, Part 3
497
8-16-2013
Comprehensive Plan amendment
NCM
498
8-16-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
499
8-16-2013
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
500
11-15-2013
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
501
2-21-2014
Vehicles and traffic: vehicle operation and equipment amendment
Ch. 227, Art. VII
502
4-15-2014
Vehicles and traffic: general and permit parking provisions amendment
Ch. 227, Art. I
503
5-23-2014
Outdoor smoking amendment
Ch. 301
504
5-23-2014
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
505
5-23-2014
Subdivision of land amendment
Ch. 410
506
8-15-2014
Beach: unlawful activities amendment
Ch. 223, Art. II
507
8-15-2014
Beach: surfing amendment
Ch. 223, Art. VI
508
12-19-2014
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
509
1-16-2015
Signs amendment
Ch. 530
510
1-16-2015
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
511
2-20-2015
Flood damage prevention
Ch. 453
512
5-15-2015
General provisions: penalties amendment
Ch. 1, Art. I; Ch. 102
513
6-19-2015
Signs amendment
Ch. 530
514
6-19-2015
Signs amendment
Ch. 530
515
8-21-2015
Flood damage prevention amendment
Ch. 453
516
8-21-2015
Flood damage prevention amendment
Ch. 453
517
8-21-2015
Flood damage prevention amendment
Ch. 453
518
8-21-2015
Flood damage prevention amendment
Ch. 453
519
10-16-2015
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
520
11-20-2015
Firearms and weapons amendment
Ch. 247
521
3-18-2016
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
522
3-18-2016
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
523
3-18-2016
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
524
6-17-2016
Aircraft: unmanned aircraft systems
Ch. 212, Art. III
525
10-21-2016
Planning and Zoning Commission
Superseded by Ord. No. 527
526
10-21-2016
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
527
11-18-2016
Planning and Zoning Commission
Ch. 60
528
2-17-2017
Alcoholic beverages: licensing of commercial establishments amendment; closing hours for sale in hotels and restaurants amendment
Ch. 217, Art. III; Ch. 217, Art. IV
529
2-17-2017
Building construction: permits amendment
Ch. 395, Part 3
530
2-17-2017
Property maintenance amendment
Ch. 475, Part 3
531
3-17-2017
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
532
4-21-2017
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
533
4-21-2017
Zoning amendment
Ch. 425
534
6-16-2017
Dogs and other animals: dogs running at large amendment
Ch. 240, Art. I