*REVISED AGENDA (January 7, 2022)


Wednesday, January 26, 2022
 9:30 a.m.

*NOTE: This hearing will be held ENTIRELY as a virtual meeting utilizing Zoom Webinar due to the January 3, 2022 State of Emergency declaration and in accordance with 29 Del. C. Section 10001  The Multi-Purpose Room, Gilliam Building, 67 Reads Way will NOT be accessible during the scheduled hearing time for members of the public to attend the virtual meeting in-person.

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When: January 26, 2022 9:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: RPATAC Public Hearing

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Call to Order


Roll Call 


Old Business 


New Business 




1.   The Farm at Cooch's Bridge

Council District 11

Address: 1773 Old Cooch's Bridge Road, Newark, DE 19702 


The Farm at Cooch's Bridge, LLC requests a recommendation from the Committee to the Department of Land Use for a Resource Protection Standards variance from the provisions of the Unified Development Code Section 40.10.160.B in order to construct 36% (20% permitted) impervious cover in a Class C Wellhead WRPA and a recommendation to the Department of Land Use and the Board of Adjustment for a Resource Protection Standards variance from the provisions of the Unified Development Code Section 40.10.110 and Table 40.10.010 to disturb 60% of a Class C Wellhead WRPA (50% permitted) in order to convert an existing 4,732-sf historic barn structure with a new 600-sf entrance, and a 90-sf grain silo to a special event venue/restaurant with associated site improvements.  Applicant proposes to recharge site runoff to replace the groundwater recharge deficit.  

The property is zoned Industrial (I), (App. 2021-0585), TP: 11-014.00-042 


Other Business:

1. Discuss continuing efficiencies with RPATAC procedures.


Comments from the Public 




Information is available in the Department of Land Use, New Castle County Government Center, 87 Reads Way, Corporate Commons, New Castle, DE from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, or call 395-5400 or on the County’s website