Board of Adjustment

The Sussex County Board of Adjustment is a five-member panel, as stipulated by 9 Del. Code Chapter 69, appointed by the Sussex County Council to hear requests for variances or special use exceptions to the County Code. Members are appointed for three-year terms.

The board functions as a quasi-judicial body, hearing individual cases brought before it. The Board of Adjustment meets twice a month in open session.

Comments and correspondence intended for the board or its members should be entered into the record during Board of Adjustment public hearings, sent by mail in care of the Planning & Zoning Office, PO Box 417, Georgetown, DE 19947, or submitted electronically here.

Agendas and Minutes


Name Kevin E. Carson
Council District 1
Year Appointed 2019
Current Term Ends 2022

Name Jeffrey A. Chorman
Council District 3
Year Appointed 2019
Current Term Ends 2022

Name Ellen M. Magee
Council District 5
Year Appointed 2017
Current Term Ends 2022

Name John Williamson
Council District 4
Year Appointed 2019
Current Term Ends 2023

Name E. Brent Workman
Council District 2
Year Appointed 2002
Current Term Ends 2021