Ruling affirms New Castle County power to block sprawl

March 31, 2016

The News Journal
By Xerxes Wilson

A Superior Court judge has upheld a controversial New Castle County traffic rule

A Superior Court ruling affirms New Castle County’s power to block a housing or commercial development if builders refuse to fund road
improvements for alleviating added traffic.


Sidney Liebesman, the private attorney representing New Castle County in Toll’s lawsuit, said the court disagreed with Toll’s argument.

“This ruling reaffirms the authority of the Land Use Department with respect to dealing with traffic matters in new developments,” he said.


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