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]

What's Going On . . . 

May PLUS Meeting Set
An agenda has been posted for the May 24, 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.

Bikeable Delaware Summit
Delaware's engines of economic prosperity in the 21st century will be walkable, bikeable, transit-served, mixed-use, vibrant and entrepreneurial neighborhoods, towns and cities. First we need to learn how to create these areas. Register for the 2017 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit on May 4, 2017 in Dover to find out how you can be involved. This summit is being co-hosted by The American Heart Association, Bike Delaware, DART, the Delaware Department of Transportation, and the DHSS Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities, the Dover/Kent Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Federal Highway Administration, the League of Women Voters, Nemours and the University of Delaware's Institute of Public Administration.

Spring 2017 DDD Grants - Apply NOW!
The Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) is pleased to announce that the Spring 2017 funding round for the Downtown Development Districts (DDD) grant program is now open! Grant rebates of up to 20 percent are available to qualified investors with qualified real property investments associated with commercial, industrial, residential or mixed-use buildings or facilities located within a designated downtown District. Currently, there are eight designated Districts: Dover, Georgetown, Harrington, Laurel, Milford, Seaford, Smyrna and Wilmington. Investors making a qualified real property investment greater than $250,000 must apply for a Large Project Reservation no later than May 15, 2017 by 4:00 p.m. Investors making a qualified real property investment between $15,000 and $250,000 may apply on a rolling basis, as long as funding is available.

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: Monday May 22, 2017
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