New Castle County takes action to tackle neighborhood blight
On May 16, 2017, County Executive Meyer signed legislation into law that gives County government new tools to tackle vacant and abandoned housing and unveiled a vacant property strategy, including state legislation aimed at strengthening community development, reducing crime and supporting home ownership. Click here for further details and click onLegislation to view the signed legislation.
New Castle County Code, Chapter 7 (Property Maintenance Code), Article 2 (Registration and Payment of Fees for Vacant Premises) requires the registration of vacant properties within 90 days of vacancy. Please utilize the appropriate registration form below. Refer to Chapter 7 for more information.