Community Information

Sewer:
Town is on County Owned Sewer
Contact Sussex County on their Website. https://www.sussexcountyde.gov/sewer-water  or by following the steps below

How to Contact Sussex County With Questions and For Emergencies

To ask questions about how your Annual Service Charge or Annual Assessment Charge was computed, please call Utility Permits at (302) 855-7719
To inquire about your sewer bill, please call Utility Billing at (302) 855-7871.
To inquire about financial assistance, please call Utility Billing at (302) 855-7871
Once you are connected to the sanitary sewer, if you experience a service related problem, please call the appropriate number listed below
Monday through Friday (except holidays) from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., please call (302) 855-7730
Weekends, holidays & after hours, please call (302) 855-7379

Water:

Town has individual wells except for the newly annexed Ingram Village, which once construction starts on the new homes, will have central water from Artesian.

Electric:

Delmarva Power services the Town at this time.
Contact at http://www.delmarva.com/

Trash Collection/Recycling:

The Town lets its residents choose their own company for trash collection/recycling at this point. Due to pricing as of August 2012 meeting; Peninsula is our recommended “preferred provider”  http://penoil.com/products/trash-recycling/

Ellendale Tax Information
Tax Collector: Kimberly Hughes
Phone: (302) 519-1113
Email: kimhughes.ellendale@comcast.net

Tax Payment Mailing Address:
Town of Ellendale
Attn: Kim Hughes-Tax Collector
P.O. Box 6
Ellendale, DE 19941

Tax Year runs – June 1-May 31
Tax Due Date: May 31st of current year.
Tax Rate: $1.80 per $100.00 of Sussex County Assessed Value (1974)
Penalties/Late Fees: 2% per month plus a $25.00 late fee

Rental Licenses for Rental Properties are billed with your tax bills. The fee is $75.00 per year.
For more information see Rental License Agreement Ordinance # 12-02-07-2 and these following documents: Rental License Application

Residents in Ellendale Town Limits pay Town and County taxes.