NOTICE: The New Castle County Government Center is currently closed to the public due to the COVID 19 health emergency. Meanwhile, we ask that residents and customers take advantage of the following convenient ways to conduct business with us:
Online: Please see our Online Services page for information on many of our services that are available online.
Drop-boxes: Located inside the lobby of the Government Center for applications, plans, fees, and/or other paperwork; drop-boxes are emptied daily.
Postal mail: All forms and fees may be mailed to: Department of Land Use, 87 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 1972
Announcement: The Department of Land Use weekly legal notice may currently be found in the Friday edition of The News Journal due to the discontinuation of their Saturday print edition. Information on current and upcoming meetings and events may always be found in the Calendar below and our Agenda Center.
NCC2050 Is Approved!
Thank you to all of our residents and stakeholders who provided ideas and feedback, attended workshops, and participated in the comprehensive planning process!
In accordance with 29 Del. C. Section 10006A, Public Hearings will be held as virtual meetings utilizing Zoom Webinar. Unless otherwise specified, the Multipurpose Room of the James H. Gilliam Building located at 67 Reads Way will be accessible during scheduled hearing times for members of the public to attend virtual meetings in-person. The appropriate weblink, call-in number(s) and webinar ID number for all hearings may be found approximately two (2) business days prior to the scheduled hearing date on applicable hearing agendas, which are available in theAgenda Center and at each Board’s webpage listed below. Board of Adjustment Historic Review Board License, Inspection and Review Board Planning Board RPATAC Additional information regarding Virtual Public Meetings may be found at: Virtual Meetings-Land-Use