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City Council Special Meeting

04/06/2016 - 06:30 PM

4/6/2016 City Council Special Meeting Minutes

City of New Castle Delaware
City Council Special Meeting
201 Delaware Street, New Castle
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 – 6:30 p.m.


New Business

1. Discussion regarding new Historic Review Guidelines for use by City and HAC (Historic Area Commission) to assist in applying architectural design criteria.   Guidelines will be considered for adoption at future Council Meeting.  Presentation by City Architect Leila Hamroun will also include proposed process, application form, and graphics for Council and public input.   (Council President Ratchford – posted 03/22/16.)

Proposed Historic Area Guidelines – 2nd Draft April 2016


2. First Reading of Ordinance No. 507, an Ordinance to revise Section 230.21.1 B of the Zoning Code of the City of New Castle to:  (1) Make Stand Alone Multi-Family Dwelling Development Projects in the Downtown Gateway Zoning District Permissible Only with the Grant of a Special Exception from the Board of Adjustment; and (2) require Planning Commission Review and Recommendation for all Special Exception Applications in the Downtown Gateway Zoning District. (Council President Ratchford – posted 03/22 /16.)

Next Regular Meeting Date: April 12, 2016
Posted: Posted 03/22/2016
Note: This agenda as listed may not be considered in sequence, including executive sessions.