The DEPARTMENT OF LAND USE AND PLANNING BOARD of New Castle County will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 in the Multi-Purpose Room of the Gilliam Building, 77 Reads Way, New Castle, DE, beginning at 7 p.m. to consider the following applications.  The order in which the applications are listed is subject to change.


App. 2014-0176-Z. Southwest side Lorewood Avenue and north of Maryland Avenue.  This purpose of this proactive rezoning is to change the zoning at 6 ½ Lorewood Avenue from NC to CN to reflect the historical and existing commercial use of the property and to restrict the existing structure and future use of the property to remain consistent with the residential character of the area.  Ord. 14-043 will rezone 0.10 acre from NC5 (neighborhood Conservation) to CN (Commercial Neighborhood) and to amend the 2012 Comprehensive Plan consistent therewith.  CD 1.  County Council sponsor:  Joseph Reda.


Considerations of rezonings may include zones other than those specified in the ordinances, and considerations for all other applications, including text amendments, may include changes other than those specified or requested in the proposals.  Time limitations will be imposed on speakers.  Information on all applications is available for public review in the Land Use Department, New Castle County Government Center, 87 Reads Way, Corporate Commons, New Castle, DE, from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday.


Individuals needing reasonable accommodations according to the Americans with Disabilities Act, call 395-5400 (TT/TRY/T.D.: D.S., 1-800-232-5460) at least five business days before the meeting/hearing.


Richard E. Killingsworth, Chairman                                                  Eileen P. Fogarty       

Planning Board                                                                                   General Manager