*Please note the date as New Castle County Government will be closed on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 for Election Day. 

*Wednesday, November 4, 2020

7:00 P.M. 

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When: November 4, 2020 7:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Planning Board Public Hearing 

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The DEPARTMENT OF LAND USE AND PLANNING BOARD of New Castle County will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, in a ZOOM Video Conference beginning at 7:00 p.m. to consider the following applications. The order in which the applications are listed is subject to change.

App. 2020-0438-S/Z. Northwest Side of Mount Lebanon Road, Northeast of the intersection with Rockland Road. Rezoning and PLUS Review for 901 Mount Lebanon Road, parcels 06-075.00-006 & 06-075.00-026, to rezone 6.85 acres from NC40 (Neighborhood Conservation) to NC40 and H (Historic) overlay zone. Ord. 20-089 will rezone 6.85 acres from NC40 to NC40 and H and amend the 2012 Comprehensive Development Plan consistent therewith. NC40 to NC40 and H. CD 2. Brandywine Hundred.

App. 2020-0616-T (Ord. 20-101). Ordinance 20-101 is a text amendment to amend the New Castle County Code, Chapter 28 (“Planning”),  Section 28.01.003 (“Comprehensive Development Plan”) to require a social justice element, an environmental justice element, and a hazards mitigation element be explicitly included in the 2022 Comprehensive Development Plan and all future comprehensive development plans and plan updates.

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 at For all additional information contact the Department of Land Use, Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., by phone: 302-395-5400, or by email:

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.

Karen Peterson, Planning Board Chair
Richard E. Hall, Land Use General Manager