March 25, 2020: The Sussex DE County Council named Jamie S. Whitehouse as Sussex County’s new Planning & Zoning Director. Mr. Whitehouse joined Sussex County in 2017 as a staff planner and most recently served as planning and zoning manager. Mr. Whitehouse takes the reins from former director Janelle M. Cornwell, who resigned in January to take a planning position with the City of Lewes after three years as County planning director. A native of Walsall, United Kingdom, Mr. Whitehouse has professional accreditations with both the American Institute of Certified Planners and the Royal Town Planning Institute. He holds an undergraduate law degree from Coventry University in Coventry, England, and a master’s degree in spatial planning from Birmingham City University in Birmingham, England.