Welcome to Delaware City’s Official Website

Delaware City is a quaint riverfront community proud of its rich history and excited about the future. Located on the Delaware River in New Castle County, Delaware, Delaware City is the gateway to many natural and historic treasures, such as the Delaware Estuary marshes, the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, Fort Delaware and Fort DuPont. Visitors […]

The Fifth Street Bridge is Opened!!

On Friday, April 28th, 2017 at noon the Fifth Street Bridge was reopened by the Army Corp of Engineers.

City Secretary Position Available

City Secretary Duties The Commission and Board Meetings meet at Town Hall, 407 Clinton Street usually at 7:00 PM. The Mayor & Council meetings meet at the Paul H. Morrill, Jr. Community Center, 250 Fifth Street.  They begin at 6:30 PM unless there is a Public Hearing then the meeting will begin at 6:00 PM.

Election Results are In! Congrats Mayor Green, Betty Barrett & Bob Malinowski!

Election Certification-2017 The Election Board met on April 5, 2017 at 9:30 AM to certify the election results from the April 4, 2017 election.  Congratulations to Mayor Stanley Green and to Bob Malinowski and Betty Barrett who will hold their seats for two (2) years.

New City Manager Selected by Mayor & Council

Delaware City, DE March 21, 2017  The Mayor and Council of Delaware City finalized their selection to replace veteran public servant and former state representative Dick Cathcart upon his retirement in May. Carol Houck, who has served the citizens of Newark for the past 27 years, will join the Delaware City team effective May 31st. […]

Code Enforcer’s Late Night Work Schedule

Code Enforcer’s Late Schedule. Thank you. Adam Poplos Code Enforcement Officer, City of Delaware City 302-834-0372      


Chief Baylor would like  you to be aware of IRS scams that are happening. The IRS will not contact you by phone, text or email.  Their first contact to you will be a letter that you will receive in the mail.  If you receive a text, phone call or email from the IRS, please contact […]

2017 Recycling Schedule

2017 Recycling Schedule

(302)STOPPIT Water Pollution Hotline

County, City, State Launch (302) STOPPIT Water Pollution Hotline New Castle County, the City of Wilmington, and the Delaware Department of Transportation have announced the launch of the (302) STOPPIT water pollution hotline for residents to report pollution going into or coming out of the storm sewer system. When Delaware City residents see evidence that […]


Section Remedial Action: For grass higher than 10”, the homeowner will be given a Code Violation and will have 5 business days to mow. If the homeowner does not mow the lawn by the end of the 5th business day, Delaware City will fine the homeowner $50 and will have the grass mowed at […]

Delaware City Takes Over Building Inspections & Code Enforcement

At a Special Mayor & Council meeting held on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, the Mayor and Council adopted a number of City Ordinances that updated the Delaware City Code.  Some of the changes include: replacing the current Building Code (Chapter 23) to incorporate a plumbing, mechanical and electrical code; creating a Department of Building Inspection […]