Delaware.gov logo
Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker

Delaware News



  Category: Office of State Planning Coordination


Annual Report on State Planning Issues Released

News | Office of State Planning Coordination | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Delaware releases its Annual Report on State Planning Issues. This year, a visual and interactive Executive Overview was created.  This provides an easy reading experience.  A brief overview is provided for each section of the report.  The sections are: Economy, Communities, Health, Conservation, Schools, Transportation, and Data.  Additionally, links to story maps provide more detail […]




Governor Carney Announces Downtown Development District Designations

Delaware State Housing Authority | Governor John Carney | Office of State Planning Coordination | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, August 19, 2019

Governor Carney officially designated four new Downtown Development Districts – in Delaware City, Middletown, New Castle and Clayton. Investors who make qualified improvements to residential, commercial or industrial properties in those districts now may qualify for state and local development incentives, including a rebate of up to 20 percent of eligible costs upon completion of the project.




Delaware Population Consortium Bill Signed

News | Office of State Planning Coordination | Date Posted: Thursday, June 27, 2019

 On May 14, 2019 Senate Bill 7 was signed by Governor John Carney which formally creates the Delaware Population Consortium (DPC). The DPC has prepared, without formal designation, a unified set of statewide population projections annually since 1975. This new legislation formalizes the DPC, identifies its membership and work products, and requires that all counties, […]




Delaware Office of State Planning Coordination Launches new website

News | Office of State Planning Coordination | Date Posted: Friday, August 31, 2018

The Delaware Office of State Planning Coordination (OSPC) is proud to unveil our redesigned website Friday, August 31, 2018. This redesign improves the way information is delivered to citizens, developers and municipal stakeholders. A key objective of the redesigned site is to enable users to access our information from any device (PC, mobile phone, or […]




Communities Across Delaware Receive ‘Opportunity Zone’ Designations

Delaware State Housing Authority | Governor John Carney | Office of Management and Budget | Office of State Planning Coordination | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Federal tax incentives available for qualifying investments in Opportunity Zones DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Thursday that communities and economically-distressed properties across Delaware could see additional private sector investment after 25 census tracts were designated as Opportunity Zones by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Earlier this month, Governor Carney nominated the […]







  Category: Office of State Planning Coordination


Annual Report on State Planning Issues Released

News | Office of State Planning Coordination | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Delaware releases its Annual Report on State Planning Issues. This year, a visual and interactive Executive Overview was created.  This provides an easy reading experience.  A brief overview is provided for each section of the report.  The sections are: Economy, Communities, Health, Conservation, Schools, Transportation, and Data.  Additionally, links to story maps provide more detail […]




Governor Carney Announces Downtown Development District Designations

Delaware State Housing Authority | Governor John Carney | Office of State Planning Coordination | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, August 19, 2019

Governor Carney officially designated four new Downtown Development Districts – in Delaware City, Middletown, New Castle and Clayton. Investors who make qualified improvements to residential, commercial or industrial properties in those districts now may qualify for state and local development incentives, including a rebate of up to 20 percent of eligible costs upon completion of the project.




Delaware Population Consortium Bill Signed

News | Office of State Planning Coordination | Date Posted: Thursday, June 27, 2019

 On May 14, 2019 Senate Bill 7 was signed by Governor John Carney which formally creates the Delaware Population Consortium (DPC). The DPC has prepared, without formal designation, a unified set of statewide population projections annually since 1975. This new legislation formalizes the DPC, identifies its membership and work products, and requires that all counties, […]




Delaware Office of State Planning Coordination Launches new website

News | Office of State Planning Coordination | Date Posted: Friday, August 31, 2018

The Delaware Office of State Planning Coordination (OSPC) is proud to unveil our redesigned website Friday, August 31, 2018. This redesign improves the way information is delivered to citizens, developers and municipal stakeholders. A key objective of the redesigned site is to enable users to access our information from any device (PC, mobile phone, or […]




Communities Across Delaware Receive ‘Opportunity Zone’ Designations

Delaware State Housing Authority | Governor John Carney | Office of Management and Budget | Office of State Planning Coordination | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Federal tax incentives available for qualifying investments in Opportunity Zones DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Thursday that communities and economically-distressed properties across Delaware could see additional private sector investment after 25 census tracts were designated as Opportunity Zones by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Earlier this month, Governor Carney nominated the […]