Pending Legislation - 2017 - Present

Additional legislation can be found using the Legislation Search Page or by contacting the Clerk of Council's Office at 302-395-8388.

Text Amendment Ordinances Referred to Department of Land Use Awaiting Return to Council

  • º20-071 (PDF) -To Amend New Castle County Code Chapter 6 ("Building Code"), Regarding Article 2 ("Definitions"), And Article 3 ("Administration"), New Castle County Code Chapter 40 (Also Known As The Unified Development Code or “UDC”), Regarding Article 7 (“Transferable Development Rights and Bonuses"), Article 15 (“Historic Resources"), Article 33 (“Definitions”) Regarding Code Provisions Relating to Historic Resources
  • º20-070 (PDF) - To Amend New Castle County Code Chapter 40 (Also Known as the Unified Development Code or “UDC”), Article 3 (“Use Regulations”) Regarding Outdoor Sales And Services
  • 20-008 (PDF) - To Amend New Castle County Code Chapter 40 ("Unified Development Code"), Article 3 ("Use Regulations") and Article 33 ("Definitions") Regarding Industrial Uses.  Introduced by: Ms. Kilpatrick
  • 19-108 (PDF) - To Amend New Castle County Code Chapter 40 (Also Known As The Unified Development Code Or “UDC”), Article 22 (“Drainage, Utilities, Septic Systems, Parking, Loading, And Lighting”), Regarding On-Site Wastewater Treatment (Septic) Systems. Introduced by: Mr. Carter.

Rezoning Ordinances Referred to Department of Land Use Awaiting Return To Council

  • 19-109 (PDF) - Revise Zoning Map: Pencader Hundred, West Side La Grange Parkway, North Side Us 40 (Pulaski Highway); 2801 Pulaski Highway, Tax Parcel No. 11-026.10-001, 1.42 Acres From S (Suburban) And H (Historic Overlay) To Cr (Commercial Regional) And H (Historic Overlay) And To Amend The Comprehensive Plan Consistent Therewith (The Exploratory Minor Land Development Plan for 2801 Pulaski Highway proposes to rezone the remaining portion of the existing 5.25 acre parcel from S to CR to construct a 6,560 square foot restaurant and a 2-story, 11,300 square foot office building. 2019‑0176-S/Z.). Introduced by: Mr. Tackett
  • 19-088 (PDF) - Revise Zoning Map: Brandywine Hundred, North Side Of Silverside Road, South Side Of Wilmont Drive; 3203 Silverside Road, Tax Parcel No. 06-052.00-232, 0.35 Acres From NC15 (Neighborhood Conservation) To NC15 And H (Historic Overlay Zone).
  • 19-009 (PDF) - Revise Zoning Map: White Clay Creek Hundred, East Side Of North Old Baltimore Pike, Directly Across From Brown’s Lane; 0 North Old Baltimore Pike, Tax Parcel No. 09-030.00-110, 12.97 Acres From Nc21 (Neighborhood Conservation) To St (Suburban Transition) (The Exploratory Major Land Development Plan for Eagle Hunt proposes to rezone the property to ST for development of 24 townhouse lots on 12.97 acres. 2018‑0581-S/Z.). Introduced by: Mr. Woods
  • 18-129 (PDF) - Revise Zoning Map: Mill Creek Hundred, East Side Valley Road, 2100’ North Of Limestone Road; 701 Valley Road, Tax Parcel No. 08-012.00-032, 1.56 Acres From S (Suburban) To Cn (Commercial Neighborhood) And To Amend The Comprehensive Plan Consistent Therewith (The Exploratory Minor Land Development Plan for Hockessin Commons proposes to rezone the property to CN for development of an 11,760 square foot retail building on 1.56 acres. 2018‑0076-S/Z.). Introduced by: Ms. Kilpatrick

Ordinances Referred to Boards & Commissions Awaiting Return to Council

  • 19-116 sub.1 (PDF) - To Amend New Castle County Code Chapter 26 (“Human Resources”), Article 4 (“Pensions”), Relating To The Employees’ Retirement System, The County Employees’ Pension Plan And The County 2011 Pension Plan To Provide For Service Retirement Annuity After Twenty-Five Years Of Credited Service For Emergency Medical Services Division Employees And Emergency Communications Division Employees And Providing For Increased Employee Contributions From Emergency Medical Services Division Employees And Emergency Communications Division Employees. Introduced by: Mr. Bell, Mr. Street.
  • 18-013 (PDF) - To Amend New Castle County Code Chapter 2 ("Administration") Article 4 (Boards, Committees and Commissions") Division 2.04.100 ("Ethics Commission"), Section 2.04.103 ("Investigations") to Deter Frivolous Complaints.
  • 18-012 (PDF) - To Amend New Castle County Code Chapter 2 ("Administration"), Article 4 ("Boards, Committees and Commissions"), Division 2.04.100 ("Ethics Commission"), Section 2.04.103 ("Investigations") to Ensure Proper Notification.
  • 18-011 (PDF) - Amending Section 2.04.103 L (Confidentiality) of the New Castle County Ethics Code to Allow the Same Free Speech Rights Afforded the Complainant to the Subject of the Complaint.
  • 18-010 (PDF) - Amending Section 2.04.103 A (Complaint of the New Castle County Ethics Code to Require the Ethics Commission to Provide the Name(s) of Any or All Complainants to the Subject of a Filed Complaint.
  • 17-042 (PDF)- To Amend New Castle County Code, Chapter 2 (“Administration”), Article 3 (“Officers And Employees”), Division 2.03.100 (“Code Of Ethics”), Section 2.03.102 (“Definitions”), Regarding Prohibitions Of An Official Or Employee Using His Or Her Authority To Benefit Immediate Family Members.

Tabled Legislation

  • º20-087 (PDF): AMEND THE GRANTS BUDGET: APPROPRIATE AN ADDITIONAL $25,000,000 FROM THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY TO THE CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUND GRANT FOR HEALTHY COMMUNITIES DELAWARE, TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE OFFICE OF FINANCE.  Introduced by: Mr. Cartier, Mr. Carter
  • R19-133 (PDF): Authorizing the Execution of One Purchase Order Contract for The State of Delaware, Department of Health and Social Services for Animal Control Services as Mandated by The State of Delaware for the Department of Public Safety in The Amount Of $1,575,666.00.  Introduced by: Mr. Smiley, Mr. Cartier
  • 19-102 (PDF) - Amend the FY2020 Approved Operating Budget: Appropriate $10,000 In Funding Received From The Clerk Of The Peace Technology Fee Account To The Contractual Services Budget Line Item For A Clergy Registration System. Introduced by: Mr. Smiley, Mr. Cartier
  • 19-063 (PDF):  To Amend New Castle County Code Chapter 2 (“Administration”) Regarding the Fees for The Sheriff’s Office. Introduced By: Mr. Smiley
  • 19-033 (PDF): To Amend the Pay Plan and Rates of Pay for Non-Union Classified Service Employees and Revise the Class Specification for The Position of Payroll Supervisor. Introduced by: Ms. Hartley-Nagle
  • 19-024 (PDF): To Amend New Castle County Code Chapter 14 (“Finance And Taxation”), Article 5 (“Abatement Of Property Taxes And Penalty”), Section 14.05.003. (“Authority”) Relating To Authority. Introduced By: Mr. Smiley
  • 17-096 (PDF)- Revise Previously Approved Preliminary Major Land Development Plan With Rezoning For Vista At Red Lion – Section 2; Red Lion Hundred; South Side Of Old Porter Road, West Of Red Lion Road, East Of Grissom Lane. (The Revised Plan For Vista At Red Lion – Section 2 Proposes To Revise The Previously Approved Design Of The Subdivision. This New Plan Will Supersede The Previously Approved Preliminary Plan And Rezoning. Former Section 40.31.114 Of The New Castle County Code (Which Applies To Former Process Plans) Requires That All Subsequent Land Development Plans To A Previously Approved Preliminary And Rezoning Plan Be In Strict Conformity With The Development On The Approved Preliminary Plan That Was Relied Upon By County Council When It Granted The Rezoning. County Council Adopted Ordinance 09-092 In March, 2011. St (Suburban Transition) Zoning District; Application 2008-0003-S/Z)
  • 17-095 (PDF)- Revise Previously Approved Preliminary Major Land Development Plan With Rezoning For Vista At Red Lion – Section 1; Red Lion Hundred; North Side Of Old Porter Road, West Of Red Lion Road, East Of Grissom Lane. (The Revised Plan For Vista At Red Lion – Section 1 Proposes To Revise The Previously Approved Design Of The Subdivision. This New Plan Will Supersede The Previously Approved Preliminary Plan And Rezoning. Former Section 40.31.114 Of The New Castle County Code (Which Applies To Former Process Plans) Requires That All Subsequent Land Development Plans To A Previously Approved Preliminary And Rezoning Plan Be In Strict Conformity With The Development On The Approved Preliminary Plan That Was Relied Upon By County Council When It Granted The Rezoning. County Council Adopted Ordinance 09-091 In March, 2011. St (Suburban Transition) Zoning District; Application 2008-0002-S/Z)
  • 17-046 (PDF) - To amend the New Castle County Code Section 26.03.503 ("Method of Filling Vacancies") regarding elimination of vacant positions.
  • 17-031 (PDF)- To amend New Castle County Code Chapter 14 (“Finance and Taxation”) to require a ten-thirteenths vote to expend funds from the Tax Stabilization Reserve Account and the Sewer Rate Stabilization Account.