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WHAT'S NEW
Second Greenville Public Meeting Set

Date:  September 4, 2014
                               Time:    6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
                               Location:  A. I. DuPont High School Cafeteria,
                               Hillside Road, Greenville, DE

You are cordially invited to the second public meeting for the Greenville Village Study.  The meeting will be held September 4, 2014, in the cafeteria at the A. I. DuPont High School on Hillside Road in Greenville.  The meeting will begin at 6:30 PM and end at 8:30 PM.  Please arrive by 6:20 so that the meeting can begin promptly at 6:30. The purpose of this meeting is to continue the dialogue with the public regarding how Greenville should look and function  in the future.  The meeting will include a series of exercises meant to spur discussion and feedback using images of potential design and land use elements.

Greenville is a community on the Brandywine Valley National Scenic Byway.  The Byway consists of Kennett Pike and Montchanin Road between Rodney Square and the Pennsylvania Line.  National Byway designation was approved in 2005 because of the spectacular scenery along the route, the history of the area and its cultural institutions.  But most importantly, the Byway remains a special area due to the efforts of its citizens to protect and preserve the entire Brandywine Valley.  

The Greenville Village Study will lead to a plan that will guide development and redevelopment in a manner that preserves the character of the Brandywine Valley.

If you have any questions, please contact the study team:

Jeff Greene, Transportation Planner        Valerie Cartolano, Senior Planner
Delaware Greenways                            N.C.C. Land Use Department
(302) 655-7275                                     (302) 395-5440
jgreene@delawaregreenways.org           vcartolano@nccde.org


Land Use regulates all new and existing development in unincorporated New Castle county and enforces the laws governing property maintenance. Our employees are engaged in a broad spectrum of land-related processes and activities, from proposed development reviews to permits, licensing of contractors, inspection of construction, and property maintenance.

Our mission is to create a common vision for the future of New Castle County through a proactive community, civic and business planning effort that involves all stakeholders in a consensus-building process.  This vision will bring vitality to our County by linking land use with transportation, enticing desired investment and ensuring the protection of our neighborhoods, and the revitalization of our commercial corridors.

Department Organization
General Manager Eileen P. Fogarty

Land Use is structured into the following divisions and sections:

Jim Smith, Assistant General Manager:
George O. Haggerty, Jr., Assistant General Manager:

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