The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Works with county and local governments to help improve the lives of Delaware residents, and the state’s natural resources.
Local governments can use a collection of map-based planning tools, including the Delaware Sea Level Rise Inundation Map, federal flood-risk maps (FEMA), and a collection of geospatial data resources provided by Delaware FirstMap.
The Delaware Flood Planning Tool offers an online map to help research flood risk for different properties in Delaware
An interactive Sea Level Rise Inundation Map offers guidance on areas that might be subject to flooding under different sea level rise forecasts
Track land use change reviews under the Delaware Coastal Zone Act
The Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy offers grant programs, expertise and resources to help local governments, community groups, and partners develop sustainable programs to improve their communities.
The Division also provides model energy conservation standards for local government building and plumbing rules and regulations.
The Delaware Clean Cities Coalition is a collaborative group of transportation professionals, stakeholders, and Delaware state agency representatives that works to reduce petroleum use for transportation.
The Resilient Community Partnership helps communities prepare to respond to coastal hazards as part of their local planning efforts.
The Coastal Training Program offers training and assistance to local governments to help communities make informed decisions.
The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-know Act (EPCRA) Reporting Program
The Delaware State Emergency Response Commission (SERC)