PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA
*Revised 2/23/22
**Revised 3/8/22


RESOURCE PROTECTION AREA TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE 

Wednesday, March 16, 2022
 9:30 a.m.
   


*NOTE: In accordance with 29 Del. C. Section 10006A, public hearings will be held as virtual meetings utilizing Zoom Webinar. The Multi-Purpose Room of the James H. Gilliam, Jr. Building, 67 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720 will be accessible during the scheduled hearing time for members of the public to attend the virtual meeting in-person. 


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When: March 16, 2022 9:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: RPATAC Public Hearing


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AGENDA 


Call to Order

 

Roll Call 

 

Old Business 

 

New Business 

 

Applications:

        

1. Parkway Gravel, Inc.

Council District 12

 

Address:          1871 DuPont Pkwy & 0 Lorewood Grove Rd.

                        Middletown, DE  19709

 

Parkway Gravel, Inc. requests a recommendation from the Committee to the Department of Land Use for a Resource Protection Standards variance from the provisions of the Unified Development Code Section 40.10.160.B in order to construct 48% impervious cover in a WRPA Recharge Area (20% permitted) and a recommendation to the Department of Land Use and the Board of Adjustment for a Resource Protection Standards variance from the provisions of the Unified Development Code Section 40.10.110 and Table 40.10.010 to disturb 89% of a WRPA Recharge Area (50% allowed) in order to build a Village Community with 910 residential units and 82,600-sf of non-residential GFA.  Applicant proposes to recharge roof-top runoff to mitigate groundwater recharge and reforestation.

 

The property is zoned Suburban (S), *(App. 2021-0827), TP: 13-003.00-014 & 12-035.00-001.

 

2. First State Crossing

Council District 8

 

Address:          5988 Philadelphia Pike

                        Claymont, DE  19703

 

Claymont Properties, LLC requests a recommendation from the Committee to the Department of Land Use and the Board of Adjustment for a variance from the provisions of the Floodplain Management Regulations, Requirements in all Special Flood Hazard Areas of the Unified Development Code (UDC) Section 40.10.320.E.1, to allow 44,220 CY net loss of floodplain storage where none is permitted.  Applicant proposes floodplain storage and wetland creation at a nearby site in the City of Wilmington.

 

The property is zoned Heavy Industrial (HI), (App. 2021-0709), TP: 06-073.00-001.

 

 

Other Business:

**WRPA Maps update – Douglas Rambo PG, DNREC – Water Supply Section

 

Comments from the Public 

 

Adjournment  

 

  

Plans are available for public review online at www.newcastlede.gov/lu.  For all additional information, please contact the Department of Land Use, Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. by phone at (302) 395-5400 or by email at: landuse@newcastlede.gov.


Individuals needing reasonable accommodations according to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please call 395-5400 (DRS, 1-800-232-5460) at least (5) business days before the meeting/hearing.