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 […]




DELAWARE CITY DAY & PARADE WILL BE HELD AS SCHEDULED, SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2018

DELAWARE CITY DAY PARADE AND VENDORS PORTION OF THE EVENT IS STILL ON. THE FIREWORKS ARE CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER PREDICTIONS A NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN THE FUTURE.




An Emergency Hydrant Flushing Today – July 20th




Mosquito Control will be Spraying on Wednesday, July 18

Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on Wednesday, July 18, 2018: Application of Anvil 10/10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a truck-mounted sprayer to control adult mosquitoes  All insecticides to be used are registered with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for mosquito control and will be applied according to EPA approved label […]




Street Sweeping – Monday & Tuesday, July 23rd & July 24th

MONDAY, JULY 23rd the following streets will be swept:  All streets that run North and South- Streets North of Fifth Street – Second, Third, Fourth, Front, Williams, Canal, Solomon and Henry Streets.  Streets South of Fifth Street -in Harbor Estates Seventh, Nowland, Cleaver, Warfel (Horse Shoe), and Clark. TUESDAY, JULY 24th the following streets will […]




Part of Castle Trail to Close July 9th

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today that a portion of the Mike Castle Trail west of the Lums Pond trailhead on the C&D Canal Conservation Area will be temporarily closed for repairs beginning Monday, July 9. Repairs are necessary due to a crushed culvert and damaged pavement on the trail. Weather permitting, construction is expected […]




Delaware City Finance Manager Position Available

Finance Manager Recruitment Posting Finance Manager Position Description – June 2018




Shuttle Service will be Provided for Harbor Estate Residents for Delaware City Day

For more information, call Delaware City Police Department, 302-836-6344.




Mayor and Council Meetings Moving Location

As of the July 16, 2018 Mayor and Council meeting, regular meetings of the Mayor & Council will be held at the Delaware City Fire Company, 815 Fifth Street, Delaware City 19706.




Clinton Street to Close All Day for Delaware City Day – July 21st

Clinton Street will be closed too all traffic from Second Street to Battery Park on July 21st for Delaware City Day.




Police Department to Stay Open Late to Issue Parking Permits for Delaware City Day

The Police Department will remain open until 9:00 PM on Wednesday, June 27th and July 11th for your convenience, so you can pick up your parking permit for  Delaware City Day after hours. Vehicle permits are issued everyday from 8AM to 5PM at the Delaware City Police Department. Clinton Street from Second Street to Battery […]