Office of State Planning Coordination

Office of State Planning Coordination

The Office of State Planning Coordination (OSPC) works to improve the coordination and effectiveness of land use decisions made by state, county, and municipal governments while building and maintaining a high quality of life in the State of Delaware. [Read More]

What's Going On . . . 

May PLUS Meeting Set
An agenda has been posted for the May 25, 2016 meeting of the Preliminary Land Use Service (PLUS). State agency planners will meet to review land use change proposals and planning documents prior to giving input to local governments, who make the final land-use decisions. The meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. in first floor conference room of the Haslet Armory, on Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd. South, in Dover.


Governor Markell Approves 2015 Delaware Strategies for State Policies and Spending
On April 14, 2016, Governor Markell signed Executive Order 59 adopting the 2015 Delaware Strategies for State Polices and Spending. The data is now available through FirstMap as map and feature services as well as download through the Open Data site. View the final document along with additional maps and presentations.


Governor Announces Second Round of Downtown Development District Applications
Governor Markell announced the opening of a second round of Downtown Development District applications on March 16th, 2016 during his remarks at the “Downtown Delaware Revitalize” Conference in Wilmington. Communities throughout the State will have an opportunity to apply to have their downtown areas designated as Districts and take advantage of the program. Applications are due to the Office of State Planning Coordination on or before June 1, 2016. If you have any questions about the application or process please contact the OSPC at (302) 739-3090 or by email. Applications and Information are available now.


DNREC Announces Resources and Grants for Resilient Communities
DNREC Division of Energy and Climate has announced the Delaware Sea Grant Minigrant (due by May 2) and also the TNC has a new web-based resource: Building Community Resilience.


State Strategies Revised Draft Available
The revised draft of the 2015 Strategies for State Policies and Spending document and maps are now available on our website. During the public review period in October 2015 our office received over 300 comments on the drafts. The website includes all public comments received as well as our official response to each comment. The Cabinet Committee on State Planning Issues is scheduled to meet March 3, 2016 to approve the State Strategies for State Policies and Spending. Click here to see the agenda.

2015 Strategies

Strategies for State Policies and Spending

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Last Updated: Monday April 25, 2016
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