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 27, 2015 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.

New Book Features Delaware's State Planning Program
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy has just published Planning for States and Nation States. This book is a compilation of research about the role of the US federal government and European Union and compares the land use and spatial planning structures in five US states (Oregon, California, Delaware, Maryland, and New Jersey) and five western European nations (the Netherlands, Denmark, France, UK and Ireland). To our knowledge, the chapter on Delaware represents the first examination of Delaware's State Planning program by an outside researcher. The chapter on Delaware and the comparisons found elsewhere in the book contain valuable insights into the unique, innovative and effective planning framework that we have created here in Delaware.

Find Out More Information About the Book

The book can be ordered or downloaded here. The download is free, but does require the creation of an account with user name and password.

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Last Updated: Friday December 05, 2014
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