Due to the weather and icy conditions, trash, yard waste, and recycle pickups will be running on a one day delay for the remainder of the week. More Info

Town of

South Bethany

Delaware

Water Leaks – Help Us Help You

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

During the winter season, fluctuating temperatures often cause frozen water pipes to burst causing severe damage to homes and property. We encourage all non-residents who own homes in South Bethany to make sure the town hall/police department has a current phone number on file for you so town employees can notify you if your home experiences a water leak.



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Secure Your Packages

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

We would like to remind everyone to take extra security measures when mailing and receiving packages. Thieves look for unattended packages left in mailboxes and doorsteps. We recommend mailing packages at the post office instead of placing them inside mailboxes and sending packages via certified mail that require a signature from the recipient.



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Recognize The Signs of Terrorism-Related Suspicious Activity

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

If You See Something, Say Something     



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How to Avoid and Detect Elder Fraud

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

How to Avoid and Detect Elder Fraud: A Guide for Older People, Caregivers, and Relatives Elder abuse is a problem in western cultures world-wide. There are many forms of abuse ranging from neglect to physical abuse, and within that range is financial fraud. Elder fraud can take many forms and we’ll focus on the type of fraud that primarily uses the internet in this article. Seniors are disproportionately targeted as victims for fraud. The AARP (formerly the American Association of Retired People) found that while only 35 percent of the American population is over 50 years old, fraud victims over 50 accounted for 57 percent of all fraud. It’s difficult to obtain numbers on how large a problem elder fraud is world-wide. Different organizations calculate numbers in different ways and also define fraud differently. All we can be sure of is that billions of dollars are lost each year to criminals preying on elder […]



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The Best Little Beach in Delaware

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

The Town of South Bethany is part of the Quiet Resorts of the Delaware Beaches. With so many choices for the entire family, the fun never stops! On the east side of town, relax and soak up the sun on our clean, wide, guarded beach, termed “the best little beach in Delaware.” Our beach is ranked one of the cleanest in the nation. On the west side of town, enjoy boating, crabbing, fishing, sailing and kayaking from our 5-mile network of canals that leads to a beautiful bay surrounded by natural wetlands. Single family homes are just minutes from each of these beautiful amenities.   Vision Statement: South Bethany is a quiet, single-family, oceanside and bayside community with a network of canals, that provides a safe and welcoming environment for property owners and visitors. The town is committed to maintaining and enhancing its character and resources, both natural and man-made. […]



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Ordinance 191-18 Adopted May 11, 2018

Date Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2018

Ordinance 191-18 Adopted May 11, 2018



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Ordinance 192-18 Adopted May 11, 2018

Date Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2018

SYNOPSIS OF AMENDING THE CODE OF SOUTH BETHANY, CHAPTER 114, SOLID WASTE, ARTICLE III, SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, § 114-7, ANNUAL NOTIFICATION; VIOLATION; PENALTIES; NOTICE; ENFORCEMENT; AND APPEAL ORDINANCE 192-18 (THIRD READING) (Sponsored by Councilmember Saxton) This ordinance amends Chapter 114, Solid Waste, Article III, Solid Waste Management, § 114-7, Annual notification; violation; penalties; notice; enforcement; and appeal to: • Remove the requirement that annual notices sent to property owners are sent only by first class mail and to modify notification procedures. PDF Version



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Resolution No. 2-18 To Set the FY 2019 Property Tax Rate and Rental Tax Rate

Date Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2018

Resolution No. 2-18 To Set the FY 2019 Property Tax Rate and Rental Tax Rate



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Resolution No. 1-18 To Revise South Bethany Schedule of Fees

Date Posted: Friday, February 9th, 2018

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Charter Amendment – Proposed Legislation to Send to the General Assembly

Date Posted: Sunday, January 21st, 2018

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