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 . . .
Three Towns Designated as Downtown Development Districts
On Sunday January 11, Governor Markell announced he has selected Seaford, Dover, and Wilmington for designation as Downtown Development Districts. Through the application and evaluation of 9 applications, these three towns demonstrated the most need for revitalization of their downtown districts. See more in the Governor's announcement.
January PLUS Meeting Set
An agenda has been posted for the January 28, 2015 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.
Coastal Management Assistance Grant Program
Grant funding through DNREC's Delaware Coastal Programs is now available to municipal and county government agencies, state agencies, not-for-profit organizations, and colleges and universities for planning and research projects that increase resiliency to sea level rise and coastal storms, and that support the recommendations of Delaware's Sea Level Rise Advisory Committee. Grant applications are due by February 6, 2015. Click here for additional information.
OSPC Annual Report
The Office of State Planning Coordination has completed and submitted their annual report to Governor Markell. This report is now available to the public.