The Town Council of Georgetown created the Planning and Zoning Department in July of 2001. The Department has seen an increased volume in issues involving permitting, site plans, subdivision and annexation reviews since established in 2001. Positions and Responsibilities:
*Jocelyn Godwin, Planning Administrator
Jocelyn is responsible for the Town’s mapping (zoning, town limits, parcel, addresses, map/tax work orders) needs, annexations, variances/exceptions, monthly and annual reports, special projects, reviewing and approving building permits, and business license applications, as well as the Department scheduling, payroll and budgeting. Jocelyn attends and prepares minutes for the Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission meetings.
*Jamie Craddock, Planning Assistant
Jamie is responsible for the Department’s purchasing, reviewing and approving building permit and business license applications, Board/Commission support (agenda’s, meeting notifications and packets), posting agendas and Public Notices in the newspaper, attending and taking minutes for Predevelopment meetings, updating web site for department, daily cash receipt reconciliation, review of plan applications, as well as assisting the general public.
Hours of Operation
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
Closed Town Holidays
Mailing and Physical Location:
39 The Circle
Georgetown, DE 19947
- Phone: (302) 856-7391
- Fax: (302) 856-6348
Town of Georgetown Zoning Map
Zoning by Tax Map & Parcel Number
The Town's Comprehensive Plan was adopted in January 2010. The intent of the comprehensive plan is to guide the officials of Georgetown in making decisions concerning the present and future of the Town. This document serves as a resource to guide future development proposals in applying the quality of life the Town has established.
Code of the Town of Georgetown
The Code of the Town of Georgetown provides all the rules and regulations set forth by the Mayor and Council. The Code is divided into two major divisions. The first division includes the Charter of the Town and the second division includes all legislation of a general and permanent nature. Click here for the Town of Georgetown's Code. Chapter 230 is the Zoning Code for the Town.
We have provided this predevelopment meeting packet to assist developers, engineers, surveyors and architects with a reference document when proposing a project within the Town limits of Georgetown.
Development Design Standards
The Development Design Standards of the Town promote orderly community growth which will both protect and enhance property values for the community as a whole.