Board of Adjustments


Brook Hedge - Chairperson
Candace Vessella - Vice Chairperson
Denise Emery - Secretary
Richard Grier-Reynolds
William Sharkey

Ex-Officio Members

Michael Hoffman - Board Attorney
Henry Baynum - Building Official

Recording Secretary

Alice M. Erickson - Recording Secretary
The Board of Adjustment is scheduled to meeting everyother month, starting in January, on an as needed basis. Hearings are held in Council Chamber at City Hall, starting at 10:00am.
The City of Lewes Board of Adjustment is a five-member board appointed by the Mayor & City Council to hear requests for variances or special use exceptions to the Lewes City Code. Members are appointed for 3-year terms each.
The establishment and organization of the Board of Adjustment can be found in Chapter 197 Zoning, Article XIV of the City Code. All questions and/or comments can be forwarded to the Building Official at (302) 645-7777 x102, mailed to The City of Lewes, Attn: Henry Baynum, PO Box 227, Lewes DE 19958 or emailed to

Bylaws & Rules 2015

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Application for Variance, Special Exception or Appeal

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