City to consider striking stormwater regulations to incentivize redevelopment

https://portcitydaily.com/local-news/2018/07/10/city-to-consider-striking-stormwater-regulations-to-incentivize-redevelopment/

According to city staff, Wilmington’s stormwater regulations, adopted in 2009, have created “unintended challenges” for developers. A staff report argues that regulations have effectively disincentivized redevelopment projects that build in and up – using dense, vertical construction – as opposed to sprawling outwards.