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Rehoboth needs to consider BeachWalk

January 12, 2018

As residents of Rehoboth Beach, we are concerned about the proposed BeachWalk residential development at the southern edge of our city. Although we do not live adjacent to the property, we are distressed by the mere thought that such a development could be built in our beautiful city where the average density and average FAR are half that proposed for BeachWalk.

If this kind of high-density development is allowed to proceed, who's to say what will be built on the Walls Apartments parcel...or what will restrict property owners from combining lots and building similar tightly packed homes?

The Rehoboth commissioners should uphold the unanimous decision of the city's planning commission and require the developer to submit a new subdivision application. Mandating that he follow established subdivision processes and standards will reduce BeachWalk's density by half and create real streets, sidewalks, and open spaces.

This should not be permitted to be built in Rehoboth!

Joe Conn and Rick Mowery
Rehoboth Beach

 

 

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