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 City Planner at (302) 645-7777 x102, mailed to The City of Lewes, Attn: Janelle Cornwell, PO Box 227, Lewes DE 19958 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Candace Vessella, Chairperson
Richard Grier-Reynolds, Vice-Chairperson
Denise Emery, Secretary
Barrett Edwards, Board Attorney (ex officio)
Janelle Cornwell, City Planner (ex officio)
Kayla Pedrick, Recording Secretary (ex officio)
The Board of Adjustment is scheduled to meet the first Tuesday of every other month, starting in January, on an as-needed basis. Hearings are held in Council Chamber at City Hall, starting at 10:00 am.