Office of State Planning Coordination

Office of State Planning Coordination

The Office of State Planning Coordination (OSPC) works to improve the coordination and effectiveness of land use decisions made by state, county, and municipal governments while building and maintaining a high quality of life in the State of Delaware. [Read More]

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December PLUS meeting set
An agenda has been posted for the December 20, 2017 meeting of the Preliminary Land Use Service (PLUS). State agency planners will meet to review land use change proposals and planning documents prior to giving input to local governments, who make the final land-use decisions. The meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. in first floor conference room of the Haslet Armory, on Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd. South, in Dover.

Grants For Crime Reduction, Community Programs and Projects Available from Neighborhood Building Blocks Fund
Applications are being accepted from community organizations for $1.3 million in funds to support crime reduction, neighborhood revitalization, and economic development programs statewide, with special emphasis on programs in and around downtown areas and neighborhoods, Attorney General Matt Denn and Delaware Division of Small Business, Development and Tourism Director Cerron Cade announced Tuesday. Applications are due December 20th.

Among the listed goals of the grants from the state's Neighborhood Building Blocks Fund (NBBF) are to:

  • address unmet needs of high crime areas statewide
  • improve resources and opportunities for at-risk juveniles and adolescents
  • increase the use of planning that incorporates crime prevention strategies
  • enable projects by neighborhood-level organizations that may not traditionally receive grant funding

New DDD Grant Applications Now Open!
DSHA is accepting applications now through 4:00 p.m., December 15 for large project grants through the Downtown Development District Program. The grants provide up to 20 percent rebates on qualified real property investments in one of the eight designated downtown districts, in Dover, Georgetown, Harrington, Laurel, Milford, Seaford, Smyrna and Wilmington.

View additional information and application materials or contact DSHA at 888-363-8808.

Provide input into Sussex County Comprehensive Plan Update
The League of Women Voters of Sussex County invite citizens of Sussex County to provide input into the updating of the Sussex County Comprehensive Plan. At the conclusion of every Planning and Zoning meeting, the Commissioners receive an update on the 2018 Comprehensive Plan. Members of the public are then invited to share their concerns and/or their vision about what they want to see in the 2018 Comp Plan for Sussex County. This is your opportunity to go on record and influence Sussex County policy. The P&Z Commission meets twice monthly. Schedule of P&Z Commission meetings.

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Last Updated: Friday October 13, 2017
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