Breaking news and resources from across the industry.

Newcastle Working on Subdivision Code Update

Posted on May 7, 2021 in:
  • RBC
  • Industry Issues
  • Building Codes
  • Builders Councils
  • Advocacy

The Newcastle Planning Commission is discussing a substantial update to the City’s Subdivision Code. For a complete summary of the proposal, please see the Agenda Bill. The proposal includes significant restructuring, so the changes are in three separate ordinances:

     Draft Subdivision Ordinance
     Draft Site Development Ordinance
     Draft Engineering Review Ordinance

The hearing at Planning Commission is expected in June with the City Council potentially taking action in July. Please send feedback to on the proposed amendments to


Help us build a sound future.