Due to the public health threat of COVID-19, Town of South Bethany public buildings are closed to the public through May 15, 2020, and the beaches within the Town shall be CLOSED for ALL purposes. Our staff is available via telephone or email during normal business hours to answer questions and provide needed services. There is no disruption in Police Department service. More Info

Emergency Information

The Sussex County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) encourages residents and visitors to continue monitoring the tropics and conditions. For updates, stay tuned to local television and radio stations and the Sussex County EOC Website.

Sussex Co. EOC Website: http://www.sussexcountyde.gov/emergency-operations-center

Sussex County’s hurricane homepage: http://www.sussexcountyde.gov/hurricane-information

Also follow along on:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/SussexCountyDE

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sussexde_govt

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SussexCountyDelaware

The public should also monitor the National Weather Service, https://www.weather.gov/wrn/ , for the latest forecast.



In case of a hurricane, nor’easter, etc., the following evacuation route is listed by the Sussex County Mapping and Addressing Department.

Evacuation Route

For further information on shelters, local weather advisories, etc. go to: