Hours of Construction

JUNE 25, 1988

Modified July 3, 2010

No construction or landscaping work by contractors is permitted between the hours of 5:00 p.m., prevailing time, and 8:00 a.m. of the following morning. No construction shall take place on any Saturday, Sunday or the following holidays; New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving & Christmas.

However, construction shall be permitted on those Saturdays between September 15th to May 15th (except where a Saturday falls on one of the above holidays), between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Construction will not be permitted on Saturdays between May 15th and September 15th. In addition, pile driving will not be permitted on the Friday before Memorial Day through Labor Day. Advance notification of pile driving is required.

Nothing contained herein shall prevent any homeowner from working within his own property boundaries, provided that such work is done by himself and is used exclusively by him or his family or guests. Such privilege does not convey the right to violate any of the provisions of the Sussex County Building Code, nor is it to be construed as exempting any such property owners from obtaining a permit therefore.