Earn your Citizen Planner Certificate by completing Planning 101! Planning 101 is a series of free online courses developed in partnership with the University of Delaware that discusses why planning matters and helps to explain the planning process. After completing the online courses, participants will receive a Citizen Planner Certificate. To learn more about Planning 101 and the County’s comprehensive plan "NCC@2050" please visit NCC2050.newcastlede.gov.NCC@2050 will be a community-driven process that will allow us to strategically shape how we grow and develop as a County. The Plan will help guide development and services; shape the communities where we live, work, and play; celebrate our environmental, historical, and cultural assets; and support a robust economy. Broad public input from every neighborhood, every industry, and everyday people is key to creating a vibrant and inclusive future that reflects our community values. We’re excited about the future of New Castle County and want to ensure its growth and development is sustainable and equitable for all.