Earlier this year Rehoboth Beach passed a special events ordinance that threatened to stifle free speech and assembly rights. After recieving several complaints, we wrote a letter to city officials urging them to reconsider some of the language in Chapter 230 of the City of Rehoboth Beach Municipal Code to fix some unconstitutional aspects of the newly created “Special Events” statute. You can read the full letter below.
Update March 8, 2019: Victory!
Prompted by our letter and continued citizen pressure, Rehoboth officials have agreed to suspend the fee and application submittal deadline for its special-events ordinance while it works to create an ordinance that addresses the city's growing events issues without hindering the right to assembly and free speech.