Sussex County, DE – Application for Group Residential Facility for Persons with Disabilities
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Last updated 8/5/2016
* Please be advised that the decision of the Department is final when signed by the Director of the
Planning and Zoning Department and will be mailed to the Applicant within three (3) business days.
Any final decision of the Department may be appealed to the Sussex County Board of Adjustment
within thirty (30) days after the final decision of the Department. To determine whether the decision
has been made prior to receiving the decision in the mail, you may call the Planning & Zoning
Department at (302) 855-7878. Please include the case number when calling about the decision.
* Please be advised that any action taken in reliance on the Department’s decision before it is finalized
and the expiration of any applicable appeal period is taken at the Applicant’s risk.
The undersigned states that that he or she has completed this Application honestly, truthfully and to
the best of his/her knowledge and belief.
Applicant Signature Date
For office use only:
Date Submitted: ___________________
Staff accepting application: _______________ Application & Case #: __________________
Location of property:
Decision of the Department of Planning and Zoning:
The Application: Meets __________________
Does not meet ____________
the definition of a single family dwelling under the Sussex County Code Chapter 115 (Zoning), §
115-4(B) as a group residential facility licensed and approved by the appropriate state agencies
serving 10 or fewer persons with disabilities on a twenty-four-hour-per-day basis.
Director, Sussex County Planning & Zoning