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 . . .
October PLUS Meeting Set
An agenda has been posted for the October 22, 2014 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 (#133) of the Haslet Armory, on Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd. South, in Dover.
Downtown Development District Public Meetings Set
The Delaware State Housing Authority and OSPC will be holding 3 workshop (one in each county) in October. More Details.
2014 APA DE/MD Regional Planning Conference, October 28-29, 2014
This two-day APA conference will feature exemplary planning efforts in Delaware, Maryland and beyond which seek to create healthier and more sustainable neighborhoods, towns, cities and regions. Planners and public health professionals have come to better recognize the interaction between the natural and built environment and population health. Community design, for example, is one important tool which could help reduce our rates of obesity by providing opportunities for physical activity right where people live.
FirstMap, Delaware's Enterprise GIS System
We are pleased to announce that FirstMap, Delaware's enterprise GIS infrastructure, is now in production and available to all state agencies, counties, and the public. FirstMap will provide users with GIS capabilities, data access, data sharing, and the ability to create and consume geospatial applications and maps. Initial data loading has been completed and additional datasets will be available as more agencies begin using FirstMap. For additional information about what is currently available, please see our FirstMAP website. Follow FirstMap on Facebook and Twitter.