THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 6:00 p.m., in Department of Land Use Conference Room, New Castle County Government Center, 87 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720 to hear the following applications:


  1. 4135 Ogletown Road, Newark 19713.  Area variance to construct one 75 square foot ground sign 9 feet from the Stanton Ogletown Road/Route 4 right-of-way (25-foot sign setback). Greg Feld. ON Zoning. CD 11. (App. 2014-0104-A) TP 09-023.00-046


  1. 1505 Bayview Road, Middletown 19709.  Area variance to construct a pole barn 0 feet from the easterly side lot line (12-foot side yard setback). Joan and Michael Gitaitis. S Zoning. CD 12. (App. 2014-0110-A) TP 13-019.00-028


  1. 4801 Limestone Road, Wilmington 19808. Area variances to construct 27 square foot lighted wall signs for all of the units in the Stoney Creek Plaza mixed-use development, except for the storefront located at 4805 Limestone Road pursuant to Decision 2012-0214-A, (2 square foot maximum sign area for nameplate signage). Stoney Creek Enterprises, Inc. ON Zoning.  CD 3. (App. 2014-0107-A) TP 08-031.00-003.


  1. 56 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark 19702. Area variance to construct an in-ground pool with concrete surround in the floodplain and to permit new hotel signage:1. to disturb 0.29 acre or 10.2 percent/89.8 percent protection level (100 percent minimum protection level); a floodplain disturbance of 7.5 percent was previously granted pursuant to Decision 2009-0149-A; 2. to construct a ground sign 11.5 feet from Old Baltimore Pike and 12.5 feet from Old Baltimore Pike (40-foot sign setback); 3. to construct three directional signs of 7.6 square feet each (4-square foot maximum area); 4. to construct a 329-square foot wall sign along a 93.8 foot wall (281.4-square foot maximum area @ 3-square feet per lineal foot of building wall); 5. to construct a 329-square foot wall sign (300-square foot sign maximum sign area per building wall); and 6. to construct a 237- square foot wall sign along a 38.8 foot wall (116.4-square foot maximum area @ 3 square feet per lineal foot of building wall). Chirag Patel. CR Zoning. CD 1. (App. 2014-0108-A) TP 09-035.00-019.


  1. 2220 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle 19720. Area variance to facilitate a Resubdivision plan to readjust a cemetery side lot line to ensure that graves inadvertently subdivided onto a property containing a hotel at 1612 N. DuPont Highway (tax parcel 10-010.00-010) will be contained within the cemetery property (tax parcel 10-010.00-009): to maintain cemetery driveway paving 6.5 feet from the easterly side lot line (30-foot other yard paving setback). Gracelawn Memorial Park. S Zoning. CD 10. (App. 2014-0106-A) TP 10-010.00-009


  1. 6900 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin 19707. Area variance to provide 400 parking spaces (604 spaces required). Duffield Associates/Sanford School. S Zoning. CD 3. (App. 2014-0117-A) TP 08-013.00-043


Individuals needing reasonable accommodations according to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please call 395-5400 (DRS, 1-800-232-5460) at least (5) business days before the meeting/hearing. 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., or call 395-5400.