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 […]




Power Outage Rescheduled to Friday, Jan 18, 2019 beginning at 8:30 AM

Power Outage 1-18-19




Delaware City Municipal Elections – Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Election Notice #1 -2019 Candidates for Mayor- deadline to register is Friday, February 1, 2019 Candidates for Council Member- deadline to register is Monday, March 4, 2019 You must be a registered voter with the Department of Elections by Monday, March 4, 2019 to vote in the Municipal Election. Absentee Ballot Affidavits available on Friday, […]




Town Hall Hours are Changing as of Monday, Jan 7, 2019 to 8:30 to 4:30 Mon-Fri




Delaware City Manager Position is Available

Reposting Delaware City Manager Job Description (2019 Version)




Winter Weather Safety Tips

While the first day of winter is not until December 21st, the threat for winter weather begins now. In fact, winter has already reared its ugly head in the form of a November snow and ice storm. As our calendar year ends, the days and nights turn colder and the potential for dangerous weather conditions […]




See the Results of the Comprehensive Plan Survey!

Here are the results of the Comprehensive Plan Survey. https://ql.tc/BaCy4E Delaware City Comprehensive Plan Survey Results




Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Here is some information in advance of a storm as a reminder of some of the things that should be completed prior to the storm, as well as during the storm.   The following information, should be used for all potential hurricanes and/or dangerous storms. Hurricane Preparedness Pet Preparedness Tips Red Cross Disaster Preparedness Checklist  




New Water Rates Effective with the October, 2018 Bills

The Mayor and Council approved a water rate increase with Ordinance 18-0618-01 on 7-16-18. New Water Rates




St. George’s Bridge is Closed for Repair Work as of 9-10-18

Over the weekend the Army Corps issued a reminder that the St. Georges Bridge will be closed for months of repair work. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced the St. Georges Bridge will be closed to all traffic from Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, through January of 2019. The Army Corps and its […]




Contractors will need to Obtain a Delaware City Contractor License as of September 4, 2018

The Mayor and Council has adopted Ordinance 18-0618-03 which requires all contractors working in the City of Delaware City to obtain a Contractor License.  Application for Delaware City Contractor License to do work in the City.  The license is in effect from July 1st to June 30th of the following year, and must be renewed annually.  […]