CHAPTER 615

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 25 OF ARTICLE II OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, RELATING TO ZONING.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all the Members elected to each House concurring therein):

Section 1. Article II of the Constitution of the State of Delaware is hereby amended by striking out Section 25 of said Article and inserting in lieu thereof a new section, as follows:

Section 25. The General Assembly may enact laws under which municipalities and each county may adopt zoning ordinances, laws or rules limiting and restricting to specified districts and regulating therein buildings and structures according to their construction and the nature and extent of their use, as well as the use to be made of land in such districts for other than agricultural purposes ; and the exercise of such authority shall be deemed to be within the police power of the State.