News Releases and Announcements

May 25, 2023

Forecasters predict ‘near normal’ storm season that begins June 1

May 23, 2023

Spending plan for the year ahead reflects dip in revenues, continued increased costs, but maintains current property tax rate

May 22, 2023

Nation pauses to remember those who have given ultimate sacrifice; County offices will re-open Tuesday, May 30

May 18, 2023

County's paramedics will be first in Delaware to administer potentially life-saving pre-hospital care to critically ill patients suffering blood loss

May 16, 2023

County officials announce one-year project extension to re-value some 190,000 parcels countywide

May 9, 2023

Tracts near Milton and Seaford will add to County's inventory of properties preserved for future generations

May 8, 2023

Surplus items available for purchase beginning May 8th

May 3, 2023

May 15 meeting of Sussex County Advisory Committee on Aging & Adults with Physical Disabilities to feature presentation, demo of devices to help seniors

April 28, 2023

Competition team takes 1st place in demonstration of skills, taking home top honors for fourth time since 2005

April 24, 2023

It only takes one storm to change your life and community. During Hurricane Preparedness Week, prepare your family, home, or business before a disaster strikes.

April 20, 2023

Accreditation from International Academies of Emergency Dispatch gives facility 'Triple ACE' distinction, a rare feat for 9-1-1 facilities worldwide

April 4, 2023

Student moves on to Scripps National Spelling Bee near Washington, D.C. in late May

April 4, 2023

Offices closed for annual spring season break; will resume operations Monday, April 10

March 28, 2023

Nearly $1.2 million available in latest round to not-for-profit groups with services, facilities in Sussex County

March 28, 2023

County is using more than $4 million of ARPA funds in latest round to boost affordable housing construction, ownership

February 23, 2023

Land Use Application Docket undergoes redesign that allows users to now view, search, and sort development application projects - with added documentation - in one convenient location

February 16, 2023

Recording Activity Notification Service provides email alerts to property owners whenever land record is recorded with their name

February 10, 2023

Sussex County’s OnlineMap has been updated with new aerial images obtained through the reassessment project.

February 10, 2023

Visit the project website to stay informed on the progress of the property reassessment.

February 10, 2023

Sussex County invites the public to offer suggestions for the upcoming 2025-2030 Capital Transportation Program request.

February 3, 2023

Members of County Council, Planning & Zoning Commission, as well as senior staff, take part in presentation by Delaware Public Integrity Commission

January 31, 2023

County Council approves agreement with DNREC to contribute $1 million toward State project

January 9, 2023

Holiday celebrates birth and legacy of civil rights pioneer; all offices resume operations Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023

January 3, 2023

Returning Council members and Sheriff take oaths for new terms, as County welcomes new Recorder of Deeds and Register of Wills