Agendas for May Planning Commission meetings

The Planning Commission will hold two meetings on May 11 and 12

The Planning Commission will meet on Friday, May 11, at 6:30 pm, in the Commissioners’ Room.  Following items are scheduled for  discussion:

Public Hearing of Partitioning Application  for the property located at 200 Hickman Street. The Partitioning has been requested by Charles E. Sheehan III, MD, owner of the property.

Update on status of the appeal of the 2 St. Lawrence Street partitioning.

Preliminary Review of Partitioning Application No. 0412-02 for the property located at 21 Queen Street. The Partitioning has been requested by James Fuqua, Jr., Esq. of the law firm Fuqua, Yori and Willard P.A. on behalf of CFRE Holdings I, LLC, owner of the property.

Review of Draft Code amendment – Major Subdivision bonding requirements

Review Draft Code amendment – Merger by Use and Subdivision requirements:

Report on the April 20, 2012 University of Delaware workshop “Land-Use and Development Administration” - Commissioners Konesey & Wilson.

Report, discussion and possible action concerning those activities or assignments taken at Regular or Workshop Meetings of the Mayor and Commissioners that directly relate to the Planning Commission.

Information in preparation for Planning Commission’s April 12, 2012 Workshop Meeting concerning the City’s lakes.


The Planning Commission will hold a Workshop meeting at  10 am Saturday, May 12 in the Commissioners’ Room.  The agenda  follows:

Review of research and input, and discussion regarding the development of ordinances and regulations regarding the City’s lakes.

The Board of Commissioners has tasked the Planning Commission to seek public input, conduct research and otherwise undertake necessary studies in order to develop proposed ordinances to amend the City’s Code relative to (1) establishing buffer areas around the City’s lakes and (2) for site plan review of future construction along the lakes. Of particular note is the requirement that the interests of property owners to appropriately use their property should be balanced with the interests of other citizens.