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 […]




Phone Scam – Please Read

This is a message from the Delaware City Police Department regarding a phone scam in the area. A recent phone scam in the area has individuals representing themselves as employees of the Social Security Administration, Federal Marshall’s Service, or Sheriff’s Department contacting citizens to inform them their social security checks have been stopped or their […]




Congratulations to David Baylor who was Appointed City Manager by the M&C on Sept. 16th




Preliminary Plans for the Proposed Ft. DuPont Campground

The following Power Point Presentation was presented to the Planning Commission and members of the public that attended the public meeting on Monday, August 5, 2019.  It is the preliminary plans for a campground at the Fort DuPont Grassdale site.  There will be a final presentation to the Planning Commission and public at a future […]




Code Enforcer, Gordon Kyle, Office Hours

The Code Enforcer Gordon Kyles’ Office Hours are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  He can be reached at 302-834-4573 ext 120 or emailed at gkyle@biuinc.com .




Part-Time Code Enforcement Officer Position Available

Code Enforcement Officer The City of Delaware City is looking for a part-time Code Enforcement Officer.  Compensation commensurate with experience.  Resumes must include the applicant’s ICC Certifications and Municipal Code compliance experience.  Minimum requirements must be met for consideration: Diploma or equivalent, certification or coursework in criminal justice, public administration, or related field, valid driver’s […]




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 […]




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  




Register To Be Notified for Emergencies – Code RED

Register your information with the organization known as Code RED and you will be notified of any natural disaster such as floods, hurricanes and other weather related emergencies.  In addition notification for all hazardous events.  It is as easy as clicking the link below and following the instructions. https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/BF93467E3FC5     Pages  




Want to know more about the Floodplain? Check out the You Tube Video below.

A You Tube presentation created by Jeff Bigby, a Floodplain Administrator from Oklahoma, explains how a flood occurs and ways to help lessen the flood waters.  Although he talks about Oklahoma it is relevent to Delaware.  The link is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erhalqod3is&feature=youtu.be .




Want to Report a Streetlight that is Out

Street Light outages can be reported through the website www.delmarva.com or there is a mobile app for your phone that locates the streetlight exactly where you are standing so you can easily report it as a problem.  When reported by website or app they go immediately to a field resource for review and repair. https://delmarva.streetlightoutages.com/map/default.html