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 […]

Welcome new City Manager Carol Houck

WELCOME NEW CITY MANAGER CAROL HOUCK The Staff and Mayor & Council are very excited to welcome new City Manager Carol Houck who started in her new position on May 31, 2017.  If you see her around Town, do not forget to introduce yourself. The Staff and Mayor & Council would like to thank Dick […]

Delaware City Day 2017- Saturday, July 15th

Please visit www.delawarecityday.net for more information or to volunteer to help.

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.


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 […]

Stormwater Management Virtual Workshop


Town Hall Hours Mon-Thurs 8:30-5:30 and Fri 8:30- 12:30