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FOIA REQUEST

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request form. Used to request access to the City's public records. For additional information, please call Alice Erickson, FOIA Coordinator, at (302) 645-7777.

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EVENT REQUEST

If you would like to hold an event in one of Lewes' parks or beaches, please contact Alison Kirk, Parks & Marina Administrator at (302) 645-7777 x100 or akirk@ci.lewes.de.us, for information and to check availability.

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WEDDING REQUEST Form

If you would like to hold your wedding ceremony in one of Lewes parks or on the beach, please contact Alison Kirk, Parks & Marina Administrator, at (302)645-7777 x100 or akirk@ci.lewes.de.us, for information and to check availability.

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WEDDING/EVENT GENERAL INFORMATION

If you are planning to hold your wedding or event in one of Lewes's parks or beaches, please review the attached list of regulations. Should you have any questions, please contact Alison Kirk at (302) 64507777 x100 or akirk@ci.lewes.de.us.

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WEDDING GUIDELINES for the CANALFRONT PARK

If you are planning to hold your wedding or event in the Lewes Canalfront Park, please download these guidelines for your information. Should you have any questions, please contact Alison Kirk, (302)645-7777 x100.

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BONFIRE REQUEST

SUBMIT YOUR REQUEST DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS. REQUESTS ARE NOT ACCEPTED ON WEEKENDS OR HOLIDAYS.

Permits will be EMAILED to you within 2-3 business days.

A Bonfire Permit is required for any and all open flames on Lewes Beach and Lewes Beach shoreline. This includes bonfires, grilling, and cooking.

Open flames are NOT allowed during metered hours of 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. between Memorial Day and Labor Day. This includes cooking on the beach.

Starting after Labor Day until Memorial Day, bonfires and open flames start after 4:00 p.m.

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OUTDOOR AMPLIFICATION REQUEST

Outdoor amplification for parties, events, weddings, etc. will be reviewed the the Lewes City Manager. All amplification requests MUST be submitted for consideration no later than 60 days PRIOR the event. For more information, please contact Alison Kirk, Parks & Marina Administrator, at (302) 645-7777 x100 or akirk@ci.lewes.de.us.

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PROPERTY VALUE APPEAL

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BANNER DISPLAY REQUEST

To request permission to display a BANNER along Savannah Road, fronting Richard Shields Elementary School, please review the rules, complete the form and forward to Alice Erickson, Lewes City Hall, 114 E Third Street, PO Box 227, Lewes DE 19958, fax 302-645-6406. Scheduling is on a first come, first served basis.

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CANALFRONT PARK TRANSIENT AGREEMENT

Requesting space at the Canalfront Park Marina or City Dock on a short term basis. Any questions, please contact the Dockmaster at 644-1869.

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CANDIDATE FILING

In order to run for Mayor or City Council, you must complete this form and hand-deliver to City Manager Ann Marie Townshend, 114 E Third Street, Lewes DE 19958. Should you have any questions, please contact the City Manager at 645-7777.

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RACE AND PARADE PERMITS

Any organizer of a race (5k, 10k, 1 mile, etc.) or an organizer of a parade must apply for a permit. Depending on the route, if on a state maintained road, such as Savannah Rd, the organizer may also have to contact DelDOT for a special events permit.

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City Meeting Room at Rollins Center - POLICY

The is the policy of use for the City meeting room at the Margaret H. Rollins Community Center.

City Meeting Room Policy

City Meeting Room at Rollins Center - REQUEST FORM

The attached form is to be used to make a reservation for the City Meeting room at the Margaret H. Rollins Community Center.

The room requires a $250 security deposit, certificate of insurance $1M with city of lewes as an additional insured for the specific requested event date, and only for use by non-profits who can show proof of either condition below:

• Lewes-based non-profit organizations include organizations whose physical location, location of registered agent, and/or principal place of business is within the corporate limits of the City of Lewes.
• Non-profit organizations means organizations with 501(c)3 status, homeowners associations of Lewes communities, and other non-profit organizations whose principal function is to serve citizens of the City of Lewes.

City Meeting Room Request Form