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This online document is updated bimonthly. In order to keep pace with changes to Chapter 40 of the County Code, an
up to date copy of this chapter is made available below. Also, selected chapters are available below in PDF format.
Chapter 40 of the County Code is the primary guide to development within
New Castle County. The Unified Development Code (UDC) establishes standards,
procedures, and minimum requirements, consistent with the Comprehensive
Development Plan. The code regulates and controls the following:
Subdivision and Land Development (SLD) Review and Approval Process Prior to January 1, 2010
Chapter 7 of the New Castle County code deals with property maintenance