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Zoning Continued from page 16 Such development would allow for greater density but would pre- sumably enhance the core value of Lewes' humane scale and face- to-face intimacy that such devel- opment fosters. That floating district, however, would also require a certain num- Boatyard Continued from page 17 committee - members of the pub- lic nonetheless pressed questions about safety involving the build- ing and its location as well as the size of the project. Some expressed concern about pedestrian safety along the Pilot- town Road side of the building where there are no sidewalks. The developers said they were reviewing that situation and planned to address it. There was also concern about cars exiting the parking area of the project through the ramp that rises to meet Pilottown Road and the lack of visual safety for people in- Sumlin Continued from page 18 the neighborhood and stopped to ask directions. ber of units to be reserved for "af- fordable housing" to ensure that town employees and volunters for vital services would be able to live in their community. The Open Space Community Development District would al- low for clustering of units and greater density than in other areas of town in return for preservation of larger chunks of open space and designation of a certain num- teracting in that area. Another resident questioned whether the proposed building would blend with the adjacent buildings, including the Inn at Canal Square, Mariners Way con- dominiums and other buildings in the area. Pilothouse architect Buck Sim- pers said it would not be a prob- lem to use computer renderings to show how the project would fit in- to the streetscape. Pilottown Road resident John Mateyko, an architect, objected to the massive wall elevation of the project that would confront travel- ers on Pilottown Road beading to- ward town. The audience applauded when that side of the project was char- acterized as "the great wall of Chamberlin said that Sumlin al- legedly reached into the vehicle, removed property from it and fled the scene. Troop 7 charged Sumlin with third-degree burglary and misde- meanor theft for that incident, said Downtown Rehoboth CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, August 14 . August 20, 1995 - 19 ber of units for affordbale hous- ing. The provisions include a set of guidelines by which the afford- able housing units would be allo- cated. Editor's Note: Further details of the proposed new zoning provi- sions will be outlined in future editions of the Cape Gazette prior to the Sept. 10 public hearing. Lewes and not in the best interest of the town." Mike Tyler, a Lewes resident, said he didn't feel the project matched the local scale of build- ings either from the streetscape side or from the harborscape side. "This project should be sent back to the developers for reconsidera- tion or tabled until some of the many questions that have been raised have been answered." Another citizen suggested that a model of the project be built to give the town a better feel for how it would fit into the location. The developers decided that from a procedural point of view, they would be better off with- drawing their project from consid- eration at this time rather than having it tabled by CARC Chamberlin. Troop 7 also had two other out- standing warrants for Sumlin: misdemeanor theft and shoplifting at Ames. Sumlin was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $20,006 bond. & 1st St. (302) 227-7769 Get the BEST Prices of the Season on SeaDoo Personal Watercraft _EIe--OO" EVERYBODY'S DOIN' IT  Same Day Buy & Ride* It's True! They're in-stock now and ready to go. You could walk in this morning and be enjoying your SeaDoo this afternoon. SeaDoo. Only at Short's Marine. *Wdh approved credil; In-sttk Only; Time ol purchase may alle'/atlecl dellve Over 49 Years of Award Winning Service 13,000 sq. foot showroom with over 40 boats -- stay cool & dry as you shop , NO application fee Off of O.C. Coastal Hwy, Rt. 54 (next to Harpoon Hannahs) Fenwick Island (302) 537-3500 Off of Rt. 24, Long Neck Road (8 miles West of Rehoboth] Long Neck/Millsboro (302) 947-5050