The Elizabethtown board voted in favor of allowing places of worship to hold services in the central business district.
Previously, the roughly 2 block area did not allow churches or places of worship to set up shop, but after deliberation Monday the board decided to allow them with a Special Use Permit.
City Council met tonight, and the future of Wilmington was front and center.
On the agenda was how to regulate the growth of Wilmington's suburban areas. A decision was made, but everyone was not in agreement.
Some local businesses say the City of Wilmington cost them some valuable foot traffic after shutting down the Peddler Flea Market on Castle Street.
The city shut the market down last month when it realized the market violated city ordinance. Now neighboring businesses are worried about their losing their own profits.