Virtual Meetings and Public Hearings - Land Use

Information Regarding Virtual Meetings and Public Hearings:

In accordance with 29 Del. C. Section 10001 et.al., all Public Hearings will be held as virtual meetings utilizing Zoom Webinar.  The Multipurpose Room of the James H. Gilliam, Jr. 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 at the top of the appropriate meeting *agenda. 
*NOTE: Up-to-date public hearing agendas are available in our Agenda Center and at each Board’s webpage listed on the left.   

Attending/Participating in a Virtual Public Meeting:
Those wishing to speak on a particular agenda item will be provided an opportunity to make comments in real time as administered by a meeting moderator. This will ensure that everyone has an opportunity to comment within the allowable time limits. Please also see the links below for assistance with participation in a Zoom meeting.

Zoom Help CenterHelp for joining a Zoom meeting is available at: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Meeting

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on using Zoom for meetings maybe found at:  https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/sections/201740126-Frequently-Asked-Questions

Please contact us by email with any other questions or concerns about about attending a Virtual Meeting or Hearing using Zoom.

Note for Applicants only: 
Applicants must submit presentation materials electronically to the Department of Land Use no less than five (5) business days prior to any scheduled public hearing.

How to Find Information on Board Applications

When applications for business to be considered by New Castle County Department of Land Use Boards are received, they are assigned an Application or "Project Number" applicable to each specific board. Additional documents appropriate for public viewing are then uploaded as received by the Department of Land Use to be accessible online through our Project Search webpage. Note: the search function for Board applications is limited to the Project Number or Project Name. 

Alternatively, any active Project or Application may also be located by address or parcel number, if applicable, through our Parcel Search webpage.

Please email the Department of Land Use at LandUse@newcastlede.gov with any questions. 

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