Are you a business owner that could use a little extra help navigating the land development or building processes? Department of Land Use staff members are available to meet with any prospective property owner, contractor or developer to explain and answer questions about Department policies and procedures before you formally apply for the service. Our goal is to offer early guidance before you finalize the details of your project, to help save you time, money or frustration. To request a courtesy meeting, please contact Mark Veasey at (302) 395-5510 or by email.
Learn about New Castle County's Jobs Now development program for job-rich, non-residential projects that are ready to build and are committed to bringing employment opportunities to New Castle County.
Learn about various types of building and use permits, such as for certain home improvements, new construction, and other activities requiring a permit.
If you're a contractor, get information you need before starting a project.
Gather more information about the Development and Planning Division.
View various monthly and annual reports that are issued in order to provide County officials, State and local agencies, and members of the public with periodic assessments of various work and accomplishments of the Department.